Football officials Canada The game scheduled for June 5 against Vancouver was canceled this Thursday Iran (Ranked 21st in the FIFA rankings and ranked at the Qatar World Cup) Criticisms arose for the decision to organize the clash.
“Canada Football The international tournament scheduled for June 5, 2022 against Iran has been canceled as part of the men’s national team’s preparations. FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022“, The organization said in a statement.
No further details were provided, but the decision came after weeks of criticism led by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “This game is a bad idea. I can assure you that Sport Canada (National Sports Agency) has not put any money into the game,” Trudeau said.
When it comes to players and teams coming to Canada, “border service agencies make professional and independent decisions about the eligibility of individuals entering the country,” Trudeau added.
Criticism of the party was sparked by relatives of passengers killed in the shooting down of a Ukraine International Airlines plane by Iranian armed forces shortly after takeoff from Tehran on February 8, 2020. Tragedy that Iran later claimed was a mistake, including the death of 176 people. 85 Canadians.
More chances of melting
Friendly competition between Uruguay national team And JamaicaSet on June 11 as a farewell to Celeste Also canceled. The Jamaican national team marked two games for the Congolese Nations League, and they did not give him the date and time between the minimum rest periods requested by FIFA, for which it will not take place.
AUF now handles two options: a The 23-year-old “strengthened” from Jamaica is directly sought after by another team allowed or selected by FIFA. Iran has already presented itself as a rival and the probability increases with the cancellation against Canada because the country will have time to travel without problems, making June 11 the most potential conflict, especially with only 15 days left.
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