Canada books June friendly with Iran in World Cup warmup

Saturday, May 14, 2022

MONTREAL: Canada will play host to Iran in a June 5 football friendly at Vancouver between Qatar World Cup-bound teams ahead of matches against North American rivals.

Canada Soccer announced Thursday plans for three international matches, with Iran followed by CONCACAF Nations League matches against Curacao and Honduras.

Iran will face the Canadians under the dome at B.C. Place and Curacao will face Canada in the same venure four days later before manager John Herdman’s side visit Honduras on June 13.