Tag: Alphonso Davies

Canada Has Nothing to be Ashamed of After World Cup

Canada Has Nothing to be Ashamed of After World Cup

Two games was all it took for Group F to seal Canada's World Cup fate and send them home, and after one more game, worth something in terms of this World Cup only for Morocco, Canada's time in Qatar has come to a close. On paper, a 1-0 loss to Belgium, a 4-1 loss to … Continue reading Canada Has Nothing to be Ashamed of After World Cup

Alphonso Davies Is An Inspiration, and Owes the Media Nothing.

Alphonso Davies Is An Inspiration, and Owes the Media Nothing.

If you go anywhere in Europe, South America, Africa, or Asia and tell them you’re Canadian, the Canadian sportsperson they’re most likely to tell you they know won’t be Connor McDavid, it won’t Sidney Crosby, and it won’t even be Wayne Gretzky. It will be Alphonso Davies. Davies is only twenty-two years old, but is … Continue reading Alphonso Davies Is An Inspiration, and Owes the Media Nothing.

Belgium’s Loss to Egypt Can Serve Lesson for Canada

Belgium’s Loss to Egypt Can Serve Lesson for Canada

If football fans in Canada needed another reason to believe that the Canadian Men's National Team could turn some heads at the World Cup next week, they got one in the form of Belgium, their matchday one opponent, falling to Egypt in a friendly. A final score of 2-1 was not what people were expecting, … Continue reading Belgium’s Loss to Egypt Can Serve Lesson for Canada

Canada Fights Back to Earn Draw With Bahrain

Canada Fights Back to Earn Draw With Bahrain

While they still wait for their players competing for club teams in Europe to arrive, the Canadian Men's National Team took to the field against Bahrain in their second-to-last tune-up game, ahead of the World Cup in Qatar. The pitch at Khalifa Sports City Stadium certainly gave football traditionalists a difficult time arguing why turf … Continue reading Canada Fights Back to Earn Draw With Bahrain

Canada Defends Well In 2-0 Victory Over Qatar

Canada Defends Well In 2-0 Victory Over Qatar

It certainly wasn't the biggest game of the international window for the Canadian Men's National Team, that comes on Tuesday afternoon when they take on Uruguay, but a 2-0 win over World Cup host Qatar allowed Les Rouges to start things with a bang. Coming into the contest, Canada was ranked 43rd in the FIFA … Continue reading Canada Defends Well In 2-0 Victory Over Qatar

What We Learned From Canada’s June 2022 Nation League Games

What We Learned From Canada’s June 2022 Nation League Games

After the high of qualifying for the World Cup in March, this was a strange and awkward window for Canada to say the least. Games against Iran and Panama were both cancelled due to reasons that are well known by now, but there were still two competitive games to be played in this window - … Continue reading What We Learned From Canada’s June 2022 Nation League Games

Canadians in Europe: 2021-22 Season Review

Canadians in Europe: 2021-22 Season Review

After another hard-fought competitive season over in Europe, soccer is wrapped up in all the major leagues. For Canada, it was a season like no other. A total of four Canadian Men's National Team internationals won top-flight domestic titles, and many others also had stellar seasons as the European soccer scene continues to get a … Continue reading Canadians in Europe: 2021-22 Season Review