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Doneil Henry

Name & Twitter: Doneil Henry (CAN)
Current club: CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Phonetic: don-eel hen-ree
Date of birth: 1993-04-20
Birthplace: North York, ON, CAN
Height: 183 cm
Position: CB
Position: Men's National Team Player
First Club: Brampton YSC
Team Honours: 3x Canadian Championship winner (2010, 2011, 2012)
International "A" totals
Appearances: 24
Starts: 22
Goals: 0


Doneil Jor-dee Ashley Henry... speaks English... his father was born in Spanish Town, JAM while his mother was born in Old Harbour, JAM... he was born in North York, ON, but grew up in neighbouring Brampton, ON... he was 10 years old when he started playing soccer for the Brampton YSC (the Bullets)... grew up competing in soccer, basketball and volleyball... enjoys spending time with family and friends... growing up, favourites included Sergio Ramos, Arsenal... 
said Henry in 2015, “I just want  to defend hard as I take pride in our clean sheets with the backline and the goalkeeper; if we can just do that, then it’s a job completed”... said Carl Robinson in 2017, “Doneil is an athletic centre back who's strong in the air. He likes to defend and will be a good complementary piece to our core of defenders”... 

For Country

he was 17 years old when he made his debut in the Canadian youth program in 2010 with coach Valerio Gazzola... represented Canada at the 2011 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship in Guatemala... finished fourth with Canada at the 2012 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying tournament... he was 19 years old when he made his debut for Canada (15 August 2012)... represented Canada at the 2013 CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championships in Mexico... represented Canada at the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup... missed the 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament because of an injury... 

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