Canada men's national soccer team

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The Canada men's national soccer team (CanMNT; Équipe du Canada de soccer masculin) represents Canada in international soccer competitions at the senior men's level officially since 1924.wikipedia
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Canadian Soccer Association

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They are overseen by the Canadian Soccer Association and compete in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).
It is a national organization that oversees the Canadian men's and women's national teams for international play, as well as the respective junior sides (U-20 and U-17 for men and women).

1986 FIFA World Cup

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Their most significant achievements are winning the 1985 CONCACAF Championship to qualify for the 1986 FIFA World Cup and winning the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup to qualify for the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup.
Canada, Denmark and Iraq made their first appearances at the final stage.

1985 CONCACAF Championship

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Their most significant achievements are winning the 1985 CONCACAF Championship to qualify for the 1986 FIFA World Cup and winning the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup to qualify for the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup.
Canada earned their first major title and clinched qualification on 14 September 1985 to participate in their first World Cup after beating Honduras 2–1 at King George V Park in St. John's, Newfoundland.

2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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Their most significant achievements are winning the 1985 CONCACAF Championship to qualify for the 1986 FIFA World Cup and winning the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup to qualify for the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup.
With all three games in Group D ending in ties and Canada tied with the Republic of Korea on every tiebreaker, a coin toss was used.

CONCACAF

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They are overseen by the Canadian Soccer Association and compete in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).

Australia national soccer team

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The Canadian national team toured Australia in 1924, playing a series of "test" friendlies against their hosts, including their first official match, a 3–2 friendly defeat to the Australian national team in Brisbane, Queensland on June 7, 1924.
During that period, Australia also competed against Canada and India during their tours of Australia in 1924 and 1938 respectively.

United States men's national soccer team

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In 1925, Canada played their old rivals, the United States, in Montreal, winning 1–0 on Ed McLaine's goal.
The first U.S. national soccer team was constituted in 1885, when it played Canada in the first international match held outside the United Kingdom.

New Zealand national football team

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Most of the games were against local combined teams although Canada also played New Zealand in four occasions (scores: 2–2, 2–1, 0–1, 4–1).
In 1927, Canada became the second team to play in New Zealand as they played in four official matches with a win and a draw.

Ed McLaine

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In 1925, Canada played their old rivals, the United States, in Montreal, winning 1–0 on Ed McLaine's goal.
Ed MacLaine or McLaine was a Scottish-Canadian soccer player who earned two caps with Canada in 1925 and 1926.

Peter Dinsdale

A 0–0 draw away to Bermuda meant the Canadians, under manager Peter Dinsdale, could not advance out of the first round of qualifying for the 1970 World Cup.
He played 239 times for Huddersfield Town and was head coach of the Canadian national soccer team for qualifying for the 1970 FIFA World Cup.

Mike Stojanović

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In tournament play, the Canadians opened strongly with a 1–0 win over El Salvador, with Mike Stojanovic the goal-scorer, and a 1–1 draw with Haiti, with Stojanovic scoring again.
Momčilo "Mike" Stojanović (, ; 27 January 1947 – 18 November 2010) was a professional soccer forward most notably playing in the NASL and for the Canadian national team.

Eckhard Krautzun

Under German manager Eckhard Krautzun, they finished second in a home and away qualifying group for the 1973 CONCACAF Championship (to Mexico).
Krautzun was the first head coach of Canada not to hail from that country or the United Kingdom.

Honduras national football team

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They next lost to the hosts Honduras 1–2 and then drew with Mexico 1–1.
They finished second in the 1985 CONCACAF Championship losing their final match 2 to 1 against Canada, who would eventually qualify to the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

Tony Waiters

1981 through 1985 saw Canada develop under the guidance of English manager Tony Waiters.
Anthony Keith Waiters (born 1 February 1937) is a former England international football goalkeeper and Canadian national football team head coach (manager).

George Pakos

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The Canucks managed to eke out a 1–0 away win over Honduras, thanks to a George Pakos winner, hold Costa Rica scoreless in San José, and then in their final game, one they needed to draw to qualify, beat Los Catrachos a second time, 2–1 in St. John's, Newfoundland, with Pakos and Igor Vrablic the goal scorers.
George "Teddy" Pakos (born August 14, 1952 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a former Canadian international soccer player.

John Catliff

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All three Canadian goals were scored by John Catliff, the tournament's top scorer.
He is the second highest goalscorer of all time of the Canadian national team, with 18 goals between 1984 and 1994.

Cuba national football team

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After narrowing qualifying out of the first round, the Canucks were soundly defeated by Costa Rica, Cuba, and Mexico, conceding a total of 14 goals while scoring none.
For the 2014 World Cup, the Cuban team qualified directly to the Third round as one of the six highest ranked teams and were placed in Group C with Honduras, Panama, and Canada.

1994 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONCACAF)

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Canada came close to qualifying for the World Cup again in 1994 under the guidance of a defender on the 1986 team, Bob Lenarduzzi.
* Dangelo Bautista (playing against Canada)

Alex Bunbury

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Canada went up 1–0 on a goal credited to Alex Bunbury off a free kick, but Mexico scored twice in the second half to win, 2–1.
He played mainly for Marítimo in Portugal during a 13-year professional career, and represented the Canadian national team during 11 years.

Bob Lenarduzzi

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Canada came close to qualifying for the World Cup again in 1994 under the guidance of a defender on the 1986 team, Bob Lenarduzzi.
Robert Italo Lenarduzzi, OBC (born May 1, 1955) is a former North American Soccer League star, Canadian international, and coach of the Canadian national and Olympic soccer teams.

David Forsyth (soccer)

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The squad comprised 16 Canadian-born players with the only exception being tour organizer David Forsyth, who had immigrated to Canada one year after his birth.
Forsyth represented Canada as a player in the country's first (unofficial) soccer international matches.

El Salvador national football team

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In tournament play, the Canadians opened strongly with a 1–0 win over El Salvador, with Mike Stojanovic the goal-scorer, and a 1–1 draw with Haiti, with Stojanovic scoring again.
On 21 November Canada tied with Cuba 2–2, eliminating both teams.

Commonwealth Stadium (Edmonton)

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The highlight of this set of matches—played against Morocco, Brazil, Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands all within 13 days —was Canada holding eventual World Cup champions Brazil to a 1–1 draw at Commonwealth Stadium, on a 69th-minute equalizer by Eddy Berdusco, on Canada's only real scoring chance in the game.
Soccer tournaments include nine FIFA World Cup qualification matches with Canada Men's National Soccer Team, two versions of the invitational Canada Cup, the 1996 CONCACAF Men's Pre-Olympic Tournament, the 2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship and the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup and the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Holger Osieck

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The Canadian Soccer Association turned to another German to lead the senior national team in 1998 with the signing of Holger Osieck.
He also led Canada in winning the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Colin Miller (soccer, born 1964)

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The manager resigned in September 2003 and former player Colin Miller was put in charge as an interim.
Colin Fyfe Miller (born 4 October 1964) is a Canadian professional soccer coach who captained the Canadian national team several times while earning 61 caps (scoring 5 goals) in total.