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Thursday, July 6, 2000
Canadian roster releasedOTTAWA -- (CSA) Canadian men's World Cup team head coach Holger Osieck today released the roster of players he will draw from for the upcoming World Cup Qualifying games against Trinidad and Tobago and Panama. Canada faces Trinidad and Tobago in the first game of the Semi-Final Round on July 16 at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton (6:00 p.m. kickoff local time) and then travels to Panama City for their game against Panama on July 23 (1:00 p.m. kickoff local time).
The squad includes Jim Brennan of Nottingham Forest and Mark Watson (currently unattached), both of whom missed Canada's World Cup Qualifying games against Cuba due to injury. Striker Dwayne De Rosario, now playing with the Richmond Kickers of the A-League, also returns to the World Cup squad.
Seventeen of the 19 players who competed against Cuba have been named to the team which will gather in Alliston, ON on Tuesday, July 11.
Canadian Men's World Cup Team Schedule Schedule is subject to change at short notice.
Tuesday, July 11 - Meet at Nottawasaga Inn in Alliston, Ontario
Wednesday, July 12 - Training at 10 and 4
Thursday, July 13 - Training (Times to be determined)
Friday, July 14 - Travel to Edmonton (3:30 p.m. arrival local time, train at Victoria Club at 5:30 p.m.)
Saturday, July 15 - Training at Commonwealth Stadium (4:00 p.m.)
Sunday, July 16 - Canada vs Trinidad and Tobago, 6:00 p.m. kick-off
Monday, July 17 - Travel to Toronto
Tuesday, July 18 - Training at Nottawasaga Inn (Times to be determined)
Wednesday, July 19 - Training at Nottawasaga Inn (Times to be determined)
Thursday, July 20 - Travel to Panama City
Friday, July 21 - Training (Times to be determined)
Saturday, July 22 - Training (Times to be determined)
Sunday, July 23 - Canada vs Panama, 1:00 p.m. kick-off
Monday, July 24 - Return to Toronto and various Clubs
CANADIAN ROSTER FOR WORLD CUP QUALIFYING AGAINST TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO AND PANAMA
Name Position Club Date of Birth Caps Pat Onstad GK Dundee United, Scottish Premier 1/13/68 27 Lars Hirschfeld GK Unattached 10/17/78 1 Mike Franks GK Unattached 1/21/77 0 Jason deVos D Dundee United, Scottish Premier 1/2/74 24 Paul Fenwick D Hibernian, Scottish Premier 8/25/69 17 Tony Menezes D Botafogo Rio, Brazil 11/24/74 14 Carl Fletcher D Hampton Roads, A-League 12/26/71 22 Kevin McKenna D Energie Cottbus, Germany 4/20/77 3 Jeff Clarke D/M Hampton Roads, A-League 10/18/77 16 Mark Watson D Unattached 9/8/70 58 Richard HastingsM Inverness CT, Scottish Div 1 5/18/77 13 Davide Xausa M Inverness CT, Scottish Div 1 3/10/76 16 Jason Bent M Colorado Rapids, MLS 3/8/77 16 Paul Stalteri M Werder Bremen, Bundesliga 10/18/7723 Jim Brennan M Nottingham Forest, English Div 1 5/8/77 14 Dwayne De Rosario F Richmond Kickers, A-League 5/15/78 4 Paul Peschisolido F Fulham, English Div 1 5/25/71 36 Carlo Corazzin F Unattached 12/25/71 43 Martin Nash F RochesterRhinos, A-League 12/27/75 17 Robbie Aristodemo F University of Tulsa 5/20/77 7