THIS JUST IN: Canada’s Men’s National Team Decisive Match to be Broadcast on TSN and RDS on Sunday, March 24
— March 21, 2019
Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s final crucial matchup against French Guiana in Concacaf Nations League Qualifying on Sunday, March 24 at BC Place in Vancouver will be broadcast on TSN2 and RDS Info at 6 p.m. ET/ 3 p.m. PT.
The decisive match will be produced by MEDIAPRO and signify the first game produced for live domestic and international broadcast by the global media company which recently sealed a long-term media partnership with Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) for Canada’s Soccer’s National Teams. MEDIAPRO will produce the international feed for Concacaf, the governing body for soccer in North and Central American and the Caribbean, which is distributing the signal to rights holders around the world including Canada.
“Canada is pleased to have this all-important match featured on TSN and RDS so that Canadian fans can cheer from coast to coast,” said Peter Montopoli, Canada Soccer General Secretary. “It will be exciting to have this decisive match produced by one of the largest soccer global rights holders and content producers in the world.”
The Canada match kicks off at 3 p.m. PT at BC Place in Vancouver, B.C., with tickets available via Ticketmaster.com or canadasoccer.com/tickets. Alongside watching the match in stadium or on television, Canadian fans can follow the match across Canada Soccer’s digital channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with additional behind-the-scenes coverage throughout the week-long camp in Vancouver.
A win or draw will be enough for Canada to qualify for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup and the 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League Group A, joining already-qualified nations Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, and USA.
Among the 34 qualifying nations, Canada are in third place as one of six nations with nine perfect points after three wins. Following this weekend’s matches, the Draw for 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League will take place on Wednesday, March 27 while the Draw for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup will take place on Wednesday, April 10.