Canada Soccer announced on Thursday, that Forge FC’s 2024 TELUS Canadian Championship Quarterfinal matchup against CF Montreal will take place on Tuesday, May 7 at 11 a.m. ET, marking the club’s inaugural School Day Match, presented by Stelco. The return leg is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Stade Saputo in Montreal, Quebec, promising an intense battle for Canadian soccer glory.

The HFX Wanderers FC match has been rescheduled from Tuesday, May 7 at 11 a.m. to Wednesday, August 14 at 7 p.m. ET.

The highly anticipated School Day Match just got even more special. Originally scheduled against HFX Wanderers FC, the match is now part of the most prestigious cup competition in Canada, the TELUS Canadian Championship. Over 10,000 students from 100 schools from Hamilton and surrounding areas will be in attendance, adding to the excitement as Forge FC aims to continue their journey for the Voyageurs Cup.

“This match isn’t just about soccer; it’s about bringing communities together, inspiring young minds, and showcasing the passion and dedication of Canadian soccer,” says Nicole Demers, VP of Business Operations, Forge FC. “As a club, we are immensely proud to host this event, which not only highlights our commitment to the sport but also reinforces our mission to create memorable experiences for fans of all ages.”

Forge FC is making history as the first Canadian Premier League (CPL) club to host a School Day Match. Tickets for the event are now open to casual fans, offering everyone the opportunity to witness the spectacle. As a special thanks to our fans, attendees can enjoy a complimentary lunch on us. (Conditions apply)

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this historic moment. Secure your tickets today and join us for an unforgettable experience at Tim Hortons Field.

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All TELUS Canadian Championship matches can be watched live at OneSoccer.

About TELUS Canadian Championship

​Canada Soccer’s TELUS Canadian Championship, also known as the Battle of the North, is the nation’s highest men’s domestic competition featuring clubs from coast to coast across the country, notably professional teams in Major League Soccer and the Canadian Premier League as well as league winners in League1 BC, League1 Ontario and Ligue1 Québec. Winners of the 2024 TELUS Canadian Championship lift the Voyageurs Cup and qualify for the annual international competition, ​ the Concacaf Champions Cup. Winners of the ​ Concacaf Champions Cup qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup.