Canada qualifies for 2022 World Cup, ends 36-year wait

COMPAS.com – National team Canada become the new team to secure a place in the final World Cup 2022.

The Canadian national team is coming off a convincing win on Matchday 13 2022 World Cup qualification Area concacaf (North, Central America and the Caribbean).

They thrashed Jamaica 4-0 in a match at BMO Field on Monday (28/3/2022) early morning WIB.

The Canadian national team took the lead in the 13th minute thanks to the goal of Cyle Larin, followed by Tajon Buchanan (44th).

In the second half, Canada added two more goals through Junior Hoilett (83′) and their own Jamaican Adrian Mariappa (89′).

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The result made Canada the first country from the Concacaf zone to qualify for the 2022 World Cup final. Qatar.

Canada currently leads the 2022 Concacaf Zone World Cup qualifiers with a collection of 28 points from 28 games.

With one game less, Canada is already nine points clear of fourth-placed Costa Rica, who have played only 12 times.

For information, there are only three teams from the Concacaf zone which have the right to automatically qualify for the 2022 World Cup final.

Meanwhile, the fourth-placed team still has hopes of qualifying, but must go through the intercontinental play-offs (vs. the winners of the Oceania zone).

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For Canada, this is an extraordinary feat, given that it has not been to the World Cup for a long time.

The last time the Canucks played at the World Cup was in 1986, 36 years ago.

At that time, the Canadian national team only found themselves in the group stage and became goalkeepers after consecutive defeats against the Soviet Union, France and Hungary.

Until this news was released, Canada became the 20th participant to have already confirmed a place for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Canada’s qualification can be followed by two other teams from the Concacaf zone, namely the United States (22 points) and Mexico (22 points), which are perched 2-3 in a row.

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The two Canadian rivals could secure automatic tickets to Qatar depending on the result of their game this morning.

The United States will face Panama, while Mexico is expected to face Honduras.

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