Canada adds Attakora to lineup

Canada’s national team has announced the addition of Nana Attakora to the team’s 18-player roster for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers™ in St. Kitts and Nevis and Canada. Attakora will join the national team in Sunrise, FL this week before the team’s departure for Basseterre this Wednesday 9 November.

Canada’s national team has announced the addition of Nana Attakora to the team’s 18-player roster for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers™ in St. Kitts and Nevis and Canada. Attakora will join the national team in Sunrise, FL this week before the team’s departure for Basseterre this Wednesday 9 November.



Attakora replaces would-be first-time call-up Matt Stinson, who is unavailable because of injury. Attakora, 22, played his professional football this past season with the San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer. This marks Attakora’s first call-up to the national team this season.



Canada plays this Friday 11 November in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis. It will be the first of a home-and-away match up that concludes Tuesday 15 November at BMO Field in Toronto. Tickets to the 15 November 2011 match are available via Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.ca or 1-855-985-5000. Special group rates for the match are also available; please contact marketing@soccercan.ca for details.



Canada needs but a single point from its final two matches in CONCACAF Round 2 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Qualifiers™. St. Kitts and Nevis needs back-to-back victories, as both St. Lucia and Puerto Rico have already been eliminated. Six matches in CONCACAF Round 3 (against Honduras, Cuba and Panama) await the group winner.



CANADA

1- GK- Lars Hirschfeld | NOR / Vålerenga Fotball

2- FB- Nik Ledgerwood | GER / SV Wehen Wiesbaden

3- FB- Mike Klukowski | TUR / Manisaspor

5- CB- Adam Straith | GER / FC Energie Cottbus

6- M- Julian de Guzman | CAN / Toronto FC

8- M- Will Johnson | USA / Real Salt Lake

9- F- Tosaint Ricketts | ROM / FC Politehnica Timişoara

10- F- Simeon Jackson | ENG / Norwich City FC

11- M- Josh Simpson | TUR / Manisaspor

12- M- Jonathan Beaulieu-Bourgault | GER / SC Preußen Münster

13- FB- Ante Jazić | USA / Chivas USA

14- F- Dwayne De Rosario | USA / DC United

15- CB- David Edgar | ENG / Burnley FC

16- F- Olivier Occean | GER / SpVgg Greuther Fürth

17- FB- Ashtone Morgan | CAN / Toronto FC

20- M- Patrice Bernier | DEN / Lyngby Boldklub

22- GK- Kenny Stamatopoulos | SWE / AIK Fotbol

CB- Nana Attakora | USA / San Jose Earthquakes



CANADA A-Z

Attakora, Nana | 1992 | Brampton, ON, CAN

Beaulieu-Bourgault, Jonathan | 1988 | Île Bizard, QC, CAN | Lac St-Louis

Bernier, Patrice | 1979 | Brossard, QC, CAN |

de Guzman, Julian | 1981 | Scarborough, ON, CAN | Wexford

De Rosario, Dwayne | 1978 | Scarborough, ON, CAN |

Edgar, David | 1987 | Kitchener, ON, CAN |

Hirschfeld, Lars | 1978 | Edmonton, AB, CAN |

Jackson, Simeon | 1987 | Mississauga, ON, CAN | Clarkson

Jazić, Ante | 1976 | Bedford, NS, CAN | Bedford Hearts

Johnson, Will | 1987 | Toronto, ON, CAN & Chicago, IL, USA |

Klukowski, Mike | 1981 | Oshawa, ON, CAN |

Ledgerwood, Nik | 1985 | Lethbridge, AB, CAN |

Morgan, Ashtone | 1991 | Toronto, ON, CAN | West End United

Occean, Olivier | 1981 | Brossard, QC, CAN | Brossard

Ricketts, Tosaint | 1987 | Edmonton, AB, CAN |

Simpson, Josh | 1983 | Victoria, BC, CAN |

Stamatopoulos, Kenny | 1979 | Markham, ON, CAN | Markham Lightning

Straith, Adam | 1990 | Victoria, BC, CAN | Bays United SC



STAFF

Head of Delegation / Chef de délegation : Victor Montagliani

Head Coach / Entraîneur-chef : Stephen Hart

Assistant Coach / Entraîneur adjoint : Tony Fonseca

Goalkeeper Coach / Entraîneur des gardiens : Paul Dolan

Video Coordinator / Vidéaste : Victor Mendes

Team Manager / Gérant d’équipe : Morgan Quarry

Equipment Manager / Gérant de l’équipement : Mike Moretto

Equipment Assistant / Adjoint de l’équipement : Ryan Bedic

Doctor / Docteur : Dr. Reg Peters

Physiotherapist / Physiothérapeute : Ted Tilbury

Physiotherapist / Physiothérapeute : Dave Foley

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