Tuesday, April 18th, 2012:Cosmos Sports is excited to be partnering with the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) in their ticket sales campaign for the Canadian Men’s National Team and their 2012 home matches.
Canada is looking to capture a spot in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. The four games for all home matches to be played at BMO Field in Toronto are as follows:.
Canada v USA - Sunday, June 3rd 7:00pm
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Qualifiers
Canada v Honduras – Tuesday, June 12th 7:30pm
Canada v Panama – Friday, September 7th 7:30pm
Canada v Cuba – Friday, October 12th 7:30pm
Cosmos Sports has a long standing history with the sport of soccer in Canada with President Cary Kaplan having spent five seasons as the Commissioner and Chairman of the Canadian Soccer League (CSL)..
He commented that “over the past several years, soccer continues to grow in leaps and bounds in terms of both grass roots participation, and fan support for professional and national teams. We look forward to working with the Canadian Soccer Association who continue to lead the charge forward for soccer in this country.
Peter Montopoli, Canadian Soccer Association General Secretary added that: "we are pleased to have Cosmos Sports provide their expertise to our comprehensive marketing efforts to paint the stadium red at BMO Field for this year's all-important home matches for our Men's National Team.".
The Canadian Soccer Association (Canada Soccer) is the official governing body for soccer in Canada. In partnership with its members, Canada Soccer promotes the growth and development of soccer in Canada, from grassroots to high performance, and on a national scale. Soccer is the largest participatory sport in Canada and is considered the fastest growing sport in the country. It is estimated that within the next two to three years, the number of registered soccer players in Canada will reach over 1 million. .
There are over 850,000 registered Canada Soccer members in Canada within 1,500 clubs across 144 districts that operate in 12 provincial/territorial member associations..