Editorial Cartoon by Graeme MacKay, The Hamilton Spectator – Saturday December 3, 2022
How Canada can build on World Cup run ahead of 2026 cycle
There were still plenty of valuable lessons for Canada despite the losses, though, and Les Rouges can apply those “learnings” – as coach John Herdman refers to them – when the country co-hosts the 2026 World Cup.
The Canadian men’s national team made history, just not enough of it.
As breathtaking as the team’s performances were in various stages, Canada still suffered defeat in all three games. It’s difficult to draw sweeping conclusions based on small sample sizes in tournament settings, let alone in a nation’s first men’s World Cup in 36 years.