Olympique_de_Marseille Posted February 7, 2022 Share Posted February 7, 2022 (edited) The information posted by CONCACAF can be found here:https://www.concacaf.com/nations-league/news/concacaf-announces-details-for-2022-23-concacaf-nations-league-presented-by-qatar-airways/ Although posted about by @narduch in the #CanMNT catchall thread this competition deserves its own thread. When is the draw? Monday. April 4th ( this is the Monday after our last Octagonal match on Wednesday, March 30th ) What is the format? Simply put, it's the same format as last time. Groups of three teams for League A. Home and Away matches.Team A vs Team B Team B vs Team A Team A vs Team C Team C vs Team A Team B vs Team C Team C vs Team B 6 matches per group, played over the course of 6 matchdays. Each team will be playing on 4 of those 6 matchdays. What are the pots going to look like? Pot 1Mexico USA Canada Costa Rica Pot 2 Panama Jamaica El Salvador Honduras Pot 3 Curaçao Martinique Suriname Grenada Canada will play one Pot 2 Team twice ( Home & Away ) and one Pot 3 Team twice ( Home & Away ). When will the matches be played?June 2022 Matchday 1 ~ Friday, June 3rd June 2022 Matchday 2 ~ Tuesday, June 7th June 2022 Matchday 3 ~ Friday, June 10th June 2022 Matchday 4 ~ Tuesday, June 14th March 2022 Matchday 1 ~ Friday, March 24 2023 March 2023 Matchday 2 ~ Tuesday, March 28 2023 Of those 6 matchdays, on which 4 will Canada play? As per CONCACAF, since the Intercontinental WCQ match in Qatar will take place at the same time as Matchday 4, Pot 1 Teams (and therefore Canada) will not play on Matchdays 3 and 4. We could still use those dates for the rumoured possible Brazil or Argentina friendly. One also assumes that given the weather and the desire not to overburden the team going to the Intercontinental WCQ playoff, at least one of the Matchdays in early June will be at home. ( it's likely that Matchday #2 would be a home match for Canada is my guess ) Where might a June CNL home match ( or matches ) be played? Stade Saputo No events scheduled in early Junehttps://www.cfmontreal.com/schedule/ BMO Field Argos play in Toronto June 3rd and June 16th but there are no TFC matcheshttps://www.cfl.ca/schedule/2022/https://www.torontofc.ca/schedule/ BC Place The Whitecaps play at home June 4th. BC Lions play at home June 3rd and June 11thhttps://www.whitecapsfc.com/schedule/ Commonwealth Stadium The Elks play at home June 3rd and June 18th TD Place Atletico play at home June 5th and June 14. Redblacks play at home May 27th June 17th IG Field The Blue Bombers play at home May 27th and June 10th. Valour play at home June 1st, June 5th and June 15thhttps://canpl.ca/schedule Tim Hortons Field Forge play at home June 12th The TigerCats play at home May 28th and June 18th but I cannot see a world where we go back to Hamilton so soon. It's purely speculation but Montreal stands out for me as the front runner for hosting a match if the March WCQ match is in Toronto. Other CPL stadiums are likely too small for official CONCACAF competitive match standards ( ex: Victoria or Halifax ) Edited March 31, 2022 by Olympique_de_Marseille Shway, Corazon, Edgewater17 and 11 others 9 5 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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