Canada Soccer confirmed the news to Radio-Canada on Friday, after the Athlétique site first revealed the information.
Canada will play in Qatar with our current jerseys and we will not comment further on this.said a spokesperson for the federation in an email exchange.
Players will, however, wear new shorts for the event, he said.
Canada will therefore be the only nation to take part in the 2022 World Cup without an event-specific jersey.
Nike, the Canadian team’s kit supplier, unveiled the World Cup-specific jerseys for 12 of its 13 partner countries on Thursday, with Canada the only one left behind.
Canada is on a different cycle of developmenta Nike spokesperson said in an email.
Canada’s jersey for [la Coupe du monde] 2022 will be the same as the team has carried over the past year.
Toronto FC midfielder Jonathan Osorio commented on the situation after training on Thursday. The latter has been an integral part of the Canadian team’s success in recent months en route to qualifying for the 2022 Worlds.
As players, would we have liked to have had a new shirt? Yes, but the jerseys we currently have are also very beautifulhe first said.
Would it have been exciting for fans if there was a “World Cup jersey”? Yes, of course, but the situation is what it is. We’re going to play with the jerseys we have and in the end, it won’t change anything. Fans will line up behind us and buy these jerseys regardless. I don’t think it’s that badhe added.