Forge FC 2022 schedule: CPL soccer returns to Hamilton Apr. 16

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Published February 3, 2022 at 3:44 pm

Forge FC Hamilton will open its 2022 Canadian Premier League campaign on the road in Winnipeg. (Forge FC photo)

Hamilton’s Forge FC won’t have to wait long to avenge their 2021 Canadian Premier League Final loss to Pacific FC. The Hammers will be there when Pacific unfurls its championship banner in front of the hometown crowd in Winnipeg on Sunday, Apr. 10, at 7 p.m in the CPL season opener.

Released Thursday (Feb. 3), the 2022 season schedule features eight total clubs playing 112 regular season matches.

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Forge will host Cavalry FC on Saturday, Apr. 16 at 4 p.m. at Tim Hortons Field in the club’s home opener.

 

Forge FC 2022 schedule: CPL soccer returning to Hamilton Apr. 16

 

They will play a total of 28 home and away matches leading up to the CPL Playoffs, which will take place on Oct. 15 and 22. The top four clubs at the end of the regular season will take part in a two-leg semi-final for the right to play in the single-match CPL Final hosted by the highest-seeded club, set for Oct. 29.

 

Forge FC 2022 schedule: CPL soccer returning to Hamilton Apr. 16

 

Entering its fourth season, Canada’s pro soccer league crowned Pacific FC champions in 2021 after Forge FC had won back-to-back titles.

All matches this season will be broadcast exclusively via the CPL’s media partner, OneSoccer. Matches will be broadcast at OneSoccer.ca, and on Telus ch. 980 and the FuboTV app.

Before Forge FC begins a new CPL campaign, they will play the biggest match any CPL club has ever taken part in. Mexican soccer giant Cruz Azul will make their first-ever trip to Tim Hortons Field for the first leg of a Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 match on Feb. 16 at 8 p.m.

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