Canada’s success in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup was confirmed after a 4-0 victory over Jamaica at BMO Field on Monday (28/3/2022). The hosts’ four goals were created by Cyre Larin, Tajon Buchanan, Junior Hoillet and his own Adrian Mariappa.
The addition of three points puts them firmly at the top of the standings world cup qualifying CONCACAF area. John Herdman’s troops have collected 28 points in 13 matches.
Canada are six points ahead of the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica, who are ranked second, third and fourth respectively with 22 points. Canada secured a ticket to Qatar after it was confirmed that it was impossible to be displaced by Costa Rica in fourth position. place with one remaining match held by Keylor Navas et al.
Because the top three teams from the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the CONCACAF zone qualify directly for Qatar. The United States and Mexico are still likely to tie Canada’s points as they have played just 12 times with two games remaining. However, that won’t change Canada’s certainty of staying safe in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup.
Canada has ended a 36-year wait to qualify for the World Cup again. It is the first time that they have reached the highest competition in inter-country football since the 1986 edition.
Previously, the 1986 edition was the only chance for Canada to participate in the World Cup. At that time, they failed to earn any points and were stuck in last position in Group C as they could not compete with the Soviet Union, France and Hungary.
Canada is now knitting a dream to improve on that moniker at the 2022 World Cup. Maple Leaf Country currently has a Golden Generation squad that recently played in European competitions.
There is Alphonso Davies who plays at Bayern Munich even though he is currently injured. In addition, Canada also has Jonathan Davies (Lille), Tajon Buchanan (Club Bruges), Cyle Larin (Besiktas) and Stephen Eustaqio (FC Porto).
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