Canada Soccer announces CanMNT vs. Iran friendly (June 5, 2022)
Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team will face Iran in an international friendly match at BC Place on Sunday 5 June. The match will form part of a two-match homestand this June in Vancouver, British Columbia with the first match against Iran on Sunday 5 June followed by Canada’s opening match of the 2022-2023 Concacaf Nations League A schedule against Curaçao on Thursday 9 June. Canada will finish the June FIFA window with an away match against Honduras in San Pedro Sula on Monday, 13 June.
Canada and Iran are both preparing for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. Canada has been drawn into Group F alongside Belgium, Croatia and Morocco while Iran has been drawn into Group B alongside England, USA and a European Playoff winner still to be decided.
Tickets for the two BC Place matches will go on sale to the public on Saturday 14 May at 10.00 local (13.00 ET / 10.00 PT) via Ticketmaster.ca. In advance of the public on sale, members of Canada Soccer’s CanadaRED fan membership program will have access to purchase tickets via exclusive presale windows. On Thursday 12 May, CanadaRED+GOLD members will have access to an initial priority presale window, followed by CanadaRED+WHITE members later that same day. On Friday 13 May, all CanadaRED members will have access to an advance presale window.
Fans looking to attend both matches will be able to purchase a two-match package to save 25% on individual match tickets. In addition to the savings, the two-match package ensures the same seat for both games.
Canada’s friendly match as well as both Concacaf Nations League A matches will be broadcast live on OneSoccer. The Canada v Iran match kicks off at 16.00 local on Sunday 5 June (19.00 ET / 16.00 PT) while the Canada v Curaçao match kicks off at 19.30 local on Thursday 9 June (22.30 ET / 19.30 PT). Fans will find extended coverage across Canada Soccer’s digital channels on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube featuring the hashtag #CANMNT.
This will mark Canada’s first two home matches since qualifying for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ after finishing first overall in the Concacaf Final Round. It will also mark the Men’s National Team’s first match at BC Place since a 4:1 win over French Guiana on 24 March 2019 in Concacaf Nations League Qualifying.