OTTAWA, Ontario. March 19 (CSA) – Canada Soccer have announced their squads for upcoming March 2017 camps in Scotland and Qatar.
The two squads will represent Canada on separate continents during the FIFA window for international matches.
The Men’s National Team will face Scotland in an away Men’s International Friendly on March 22 in Edinburgh. The Men’s U-23 Team, featuring players born 1994 or later, will compete in a three-nation international tournament against Uzbekistan (March 25) and Qatar (March 28).
For Scotland, Canada’s 18-man squad predominantly features players from European-based clubs who will break during the March window. The squad also features three FC Edmonton players, currently wrapping up a pre-season tour in England.
Unavailable through injury were Samuel Adekugbe and Steven Vitoria, while several other players were not called with the start of the North American season. Fullback La’Vere Corbin-Ong of FSV Frankfurt is the lone debutant featured in the 18-man squad.
Among the most experienced players called into the squad are Simeon Jackson, Nik Ledgerwood, and Adam Straith, all with 40 or more international matches at the “A” level. The squad also features some youth, with eight players aged 24 or younger.
1- GK- Simon Thomas | NOR / FK Bodø/Glimt
2- FB- Nik Ledgerwood | CAN / FC Edmonton
3- CB- Manjrekar James | HUN / Vasas Budapest
4- CB- Wandrille Lefèvre | CAN / Impact Montréal FC
5- CB- Luca Gasparotto | SCO / Falkirk FC
6- DM- Samuel Piette | ESP / CD Izarra
7- F- David Junior Hoilett | WAL / Cardiff City FC
8- M- Charlie Trafford | POL / Sandecja Nowy Sącz
9- M- Marco Bustos | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
10- F- Simeon Jackson | ENG / Walsall FC
11- F- Marcus Haber | SCO / Dundee FC
12- M- Fraser Aird | SCO / Falkirk FC
13- M- Ben Fisk | CAN / FC Edmonton
14- M- La’Vere Corbin-Ong | GER / FSV Frankfurt
15- M- Adam Straith | CAN / FC Edmonton
16- M- Scott Arfield | ENG / Burnley FC
17- FB- Maxim Tissot | USA / DC United
18- GK- Jayson Leutwiler | ENG / Shrewsbury Town FC
1- GK- Maxime Crépeau | CAN / Impact Montréal FC
2- FB- Kadin Chung | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2
3- CB- Amer Didic | USA / Swope Park Rangers
4- CB- Marko Aleksic | CAN / FC Edmonton
5- CB- Kosovar Sadiki | ENG / Stoke City U-23
6- M- Jordan Schweitzer | USA / Orlando City B
7- M- Manuel Aparicio | ESP / SD Ordes
8- M- Juan Córdova | CHI / CD Unión San Felipe
9- F- Jordan Hamilton | CAN / Toronto FC
10- F- Michael Petrasso | ENG / Queens Park Rangers
11- F- Keven Aleman | CRC / CD Saprissa
12- M- Caniggia Elva | GER / Stuttgart II
13- CM- Louis Béland-Goyette | CAN / Impact Montréal FC
14- M- Patryk Misik | ESP / SD Ordes
15- M- Mark-Anthony Kaye | USA / Louisville City FC
16- M- Kwame Awuah | CAN / New York City FC
17- F- Mark Gonzalez | USA / Swope Park Rangers
18- GK- Marco Carducci | Unattached
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