Group A gets underway on Friday 29 October. Canada faces Trinidad and Tobago at 17.00 local (18.00 ET / 15.00 PT) while host Mexico faces Guyana in the second match at 19.30 local (20.30 ET / 17.30 PT). All Group B matches (29 October, 31 October and 2 November) will be played at Estadio Beto Ávila.
The opening day matches will be broadcast on CONCACAF TV. Canadian Carol Anne Chénard has been appointed as referee for the USA-Haiti match on 28 October. USA is an eight-time CONCACAF champion in women’s football.
All of Canada’s matches will be broadcast on CBC, CBCSports.ca and bold (http://www.canadasoccer.com/news/viewArtical.asp?Press_ID=4526) . Canada is the only other CONCACAF champion at this level – a confederation trophy in 1998. Canada has finished runner up to USA on five different occasions.
As part of CONCACAF’s multimedia package, exclusive video content (http://www.concacaf.com/page/WGC/Videos/0,,12813,00.html) and photo galleries (http://www.concacaf.com/page/WGC/Galleries/0,,12813,00.html) will be available via CONCACAF.com. Fans can also follow the official CONCACAF feed at Twitter.com/CONCACAF (http://twitter.com/CONCACAF) .
Canadian fans can find additional photos in the CanadaSoccer gallery at Flickr.com/CanadaSoccer (http://www.flickr.com/photos/canadasoccer/sets/72157623654893016/) . Fans can also follow the official Canadian Soccer Association feed at Twitter.com/CanadaSoccerEN (http://twitter.com/CanadaSoccerEN) .
Canada, whose title sponsor is Winners and presenting sponsor is Teck, is taking part in the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifier from 28 October to 8 November. Canada has qualified for each of the last four FIFA Women’s World Cups and hopes to make it five straight with a qualification to Germany 2011.