It’s the calm before the storm, as the Canadian Premier League is hosting Finals 2019 Media Day on Friday, Oct. 25 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton.
Both Forge FC and Cavalry FC will hold their final training sessions on Friday afternoon ahead of this weekend’s Leg 1 contest. Coaches Bobby Smyrniotis and Tommy Wheeldon Jr. will speak at separate press conferences as part of the scheduled events at Media Day.
CPL commissioner David Clanachan will hold a press conference, and also be part of the official CPL Trophy unveiling ceremony.
Keep it locked to this page throughout the day as CanPL.ca’s Armen Bedakian, Marty Thompson, Charlie O’Connor-Clarke and James Grossi are in Hamilton and will provide all the latest news and updates from Finals 2019 Media Day.
Here’s a rough schedule of Finals 2019 Media Day’s events.
1:15 p.m. — Forge FC training session
1:30 p.m. — Press conference: Forge FC coach Bobby Smyrniotis
2:00 p.m. — Press conference: CPL Commissioner David Clanachan
2:30 p.m. — Cavalry FC training session
3:15 p.m. — Press conference: Cavalry FC Coach Tommy Wheeldon Jr.
3:45 p.m. — Official Unveiling of CPL Trophy by Commissioner David Clanachan
And don’t forget, you can watch Leg 1 of Finals 2019 between Forge FC and Cavalry FC on Saturday on OneSoccer, CBC and CBCSports.ca. Coverage begins at 3:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. MT.