The Canada Men’s National Soccer Team plans to play a game against Curacao on Thursday after the work conflict which forced the Canadian soccer federation, Canada Soccer, to cancel a friendly match on Sunday against the handset Panama.
Canada Soccer said via its Twitter account on Monday that the men’s team players return to training in Vancouver (Canada), where the match against Curaçao, which is part of the Concacaf Nations League, will be played on Thursday.
The return of the Canadian national team players to the sport comes after player representatives and Canada Soccer held a meeting on Sunday evening to restart negotiations.
Monday, the players released a brief statement in which they indicated that they had decided to return to training “in the hope that Canada Soccer will work” to resolve the labor dispute.
The dispute between Canada Soccer and its players concerns demands of footballers who want 40% of the money obtained by the Canada qualifies for the Qatar 2022 World Cup and facilities for their families to travel to the World Cup.
the players too they demand greater transparency on the trade agreements of the federation as well as claims about the women’s soccer team.
Canada Soccer said it could not meet the players’ demands and offered the players a “fair” deal.
This is the first time in 36 years that the Canadian team has qualified for the World Cup.
The Canada’s National Women’s Soccer Teamwho is ranked sixth in the world rankings and who won gold at the Olympics last year, said in a statement that the proposal submitted last week by the federation is a positive step.
The players of the the men’s soccer team refused to play the friendly match they had planned for Sunday in Vancouver against Panama, as part of the preparation for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The match was suspended two hours before the scheduled start time. (D)