The Canadian Soccer Association has today announced its squad for the forthcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, the first away in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and the second a home tie to be played in Edmonton. Canada will be playing Honduras on Saturday 11th October and Mexico on Wednesday 15th October. After three matches, Canada is in third place in Group Two with a single point, trailing Honduras on 6 points and leaders Mexico on 9 points. Only the top two teams will qualify.
The squad will be gathered in Florida early next week for training camp before flying on to Honduras. Seventeen of the 18 players arriving in Florida are currently with European clubs. Selected for the first time for the World Cup Qualifiers are Chris Pozniak (Dundee United), Kevin Harmse (Toronto FC) and our own Joshua Wagenaar (Yeovil Town).
Full squad :
1 Lars Hirschfeld, CFR Cluj
2 Chris Pozniak, Dundee United
3 Mike Klukowski, Club Brugge KV
4 Kevin McKenna, FC K÷ln
5 AndrÚ Hainault, FK SIAD Most
6 Julian de Guzman, Deportivo La Coruna
7 Paul Stalteri, Tottenham Hotspur
8 Kevin Harmse, Toronto FC
9 Tomasz Radzinski, K. Lierse S.K.
10 Ali Gerba, Milton Keynes Dons
11 Richard Hastings, Inverness Caledonian Thistle
12 Dejan Jakovic, Red Star Belgrade
13 Atiba Hutchinson, F.C. K°benhavn
14 Marcel de Jong, Roda JC
15 Patrice Bernier, FC NordsjŠlland
16 Rob Friend, Borussia M÷nchengladbach
17 Iain Hume, Barnsley
18 Joshua Wagenaar, Yeovil Town
The following two players are not available for the Honduras fixture but will join the squad for the Mexico match :
Dwayne De Rosario, Houston Dynamo
Adrian Serioux, FC Dallas
Congratulations to Josh, and all the best for the coming Internationals.
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