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Vancouver to Host Seven Matches in 2026 FIFA World Cup

British Columbia to welcome the World in 2026! FIFA confirmed seven matches at BC Place, including at least two Canada matches. 

The eagerly anticipated match schedule for the FIFA World Cup 2026™, the most extensive edition to date, was unveiled on Sunday, February 4th, 2024. The announcement sets the countdown to welcoming the World to our Province and Country.   

Canada is set to host 13 of the 104 games in the 2026 FIFA World Cup, with Vancouver and Toronto as key host cities. Vancouver's ‘B.C. Place' Stadium will host seven matches, including Canada's two last opening-round games on June 18th and 24th. With 104 matches, 16 Host Cities and 48 teams, this FIFA World Cup™ will be the biggest event ever! Visit VancouverFWC26.ca/matches for Vancouver’s dates and follow on social @FWC26Vancouver for the latest news and updates.  

The tournament will kick off on June 11th at Mexico City's Azteca Stadium and conclude on July 19th at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Toronto's BMO Field will host the Canadian men in the opening game on June 12th. 

We invite all British Columbians and the world to join us in the excitement of hosting a beautiful game in our beautiful Province! 

For the full announcement, tournament schedule and detailed information, please click here.  

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