On the 27th of March, John Herdman led the Canadian national football team to qualify for the 2022 World Cup which is the first time they have qualified in 36 years. John is also the first manager to lead the men’s and women’s national teams to qualify for the World Cup.
Regarding the two group stages that Canada was a part of, they successfully finished top of both of their groups. The first round qualifiers saw the Canadians be undefeated in their 4 games. Gaining a large goal difference defecate of 26.
The final round of the qualifiers saw Canada finish at the top of their group again. Being level on the same amount of points as Mexico, however, Canada was able to finish with a much larger goal difference of 16 (compared to Mexico’s 9).
John Herdman and the Canadian side will be eager to demonstrate their talent during the World Cup in Qatar, time will tell how far they will progress, but one thing is for sure - they will be sure to do their best.