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Elias Laradi - Mar 31, 2022

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA – The CanMNT was hoping to finish World Cup qualifying with a win. However, they suffered their second loss of the campaign on the road in Panama. CanMNT finish WCQ losing in Panama City The FINAL standings 🍁🔝#CANMNT #WeCAN #WCQ — Canada Soccer (@CanadaSoccerEN) March 31, 2022 A tight first half […]

CanMNT wants to win: CanMNT head coach John Herdman celebrates victory on March 27, 2022
Elias Laradi - Mar 30, 2022

INTERVIEW – The CanMNT wants to win as they arrived in Panama on Tuesday night ahead of their last qualifying game on Wednesday night and despite getting the job done on Sunday in Toronto the team is itching to win and finish first in the octagonal. A light walk-through on a travel day is all […]

Confident CanMNT qualified to Qatar 2022 as Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan Osorio raise the Canadian flag

PREVIEW – The confident CanMNT just qualified for just their second-ever FIFA World Cup appearance. The last time the CanMNT made the World Cup was in Mexico in 1986. The confident CanMNT team faces Panama That’s what I’m talking about! Congratulations to the Canada men’s national soccer team – taking us to the World Cup […]

Last Word SC Radio Canada Qualifies

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? Tonight on Last Word SC Radio, Matt Pollard is joined by Elias Laradi to recap the second to last match day of Concacaf World Cup Qualification. Elias relives the emotions as Canada qualifies for the World Cup for the first time in a generation. We discuss what’s going well (and […]

Canada ticket to Qatar
Justin Laniuk - Mar 29, 2022

ANALYSIS – Canadian Men’s National Team supporters have long awaited a moment as special as Sunday afternoon at BMO Field. It had been thirty-six years since Canada qualified for the Men’s World Cup, and all Les Rouges needed was a draw to punch their ticket. Canada went above and beyond the requirements, with an emphatic […]

CanMNT qualify for Qatar 2022: Tajon Buchanan goal celebration

TORONTO, ON – The CanMNT qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. This is the first time Canada Men’s National Team has qualified for the FIFA World Cup since 1986. They dominated the game from beginning to end against Jamaica. The CANMNT qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Three Keys to the Game Three […]

CanMNT midfielder Jonathan Osorio bangs a supporters drum at BMO Field

PREVIEW – Jonathan Osorio is the player that is probably most familiar with BMO Field. The Brampton native has played for the CanMNT and Toronto FC since 2013. He is a Brampton native of Colombian ancestry, as both, his parents grew up in Colombia. Jonathan Osorio’s long history at BMO Field ⚽ March 30, 2013: […]

CanMNT left-back Samuel Adekugbe training for the game at BMO Field

PREVIEW – BMO Field and Toronto will get the privilege of history possibly being made. The only Canadian city that Canada clinched a World Cup spot was on September 14, 1985, against Honduras in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador at King George V Park. CanMNT looks to take advantage of historic occasion at BMO Field […]

CanMNT Denied Early Celebrations: The CanMNT Starting XI in San José, Costa Rica
Justin Laniuk - Mar 25, 2022

ANALYSIS – CanMNT denied early celebrations on Thursday. They lost 1-0 to Costa Rica in San José. It was supposed to be a magical night, thirty-seven years in the making for the Canadians. But instead, Los Ticos made Canada wait at least another three days to clinch their first World Cup Qualifying birth since Mexico […]

Canada Costa Rica Concacaf
Elias Laradi - Mar 25, 2022

Canada may have suffered their first loss in World Cup qualifying but that won’t deter them from getting the job done on Sunday at home against Jamaica.

CanMNT suffers first loss: Canada's Atiba Hutchinson
Elias Laradi - Mar 25, 2022

San José, Costa Rica – The CanMNT suffers first loss of World Cup qualifying. The CanMNT had a golden opportunity to punch their ticket to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar but fell to Costa Rica 1-0. CanMNT suffers their first loss – World Cup qualifying Termina el primer tiempo 🇨🇷1 -0 🇨🇦¡OEEE OE […]

CanMNT's Jonathan David on February 21, 2022 as Canada looks to qualify for the 2022 World Cup spot

PREVIEW – It has been an amazing time as the CanMNT looks to clinch the 2022 World Cup spot. However, they will face a Costa Rican side desperate for points on Thursday night at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica. CanMNT could clinch the 2022 World Cup spot on Thursday CanMNT 🍁#CANMNT continues their pursuit for […]

USMNT Honduras

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, the Boyz get together. We discuss recent MLS transfer news and the slew of new members of Americans Abroad. Then we talk all things Concacaf, including the USMNT Honduras match. Last Word SC Radio: USMNT Honduras and Concacaf Catch Up Dan discusses the […]

Canada teammates celebrates Atiba Hutchinson's goal on February 2, 2022
Ben Righetti - Feb 4, 2022

ANALYSIS – On the verge of a historic birth in Qatar, the Canadian national team capitalized on El Salvador (Canada El Salvador) to complete a perfect window. Their 2-0 win wasn’t enough however to seal a spot this window, due to results elsewhere in CONCACAF. After the game was nearly called off just hours before […]

The CanMNT celebrates Atiba Hutchinson's goal on February 2
Ben Righetti - Feb 2, 2022

SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR – The game that almost didn’t happen. That phrase was grabbing all of the spotlights in the lead-up to Wednesday’s clash between Canada and El Salvador. A protest by the El Salvadorian players argued for the full payment of their bonuses and refused to hit the field until such. After a […]

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