Canada Soccer unveils roster for the 2024 Concacaf Futsal Championship


Canada Soccer announced today the 14 players led by Head Coach Kyt Selaidopoulos that will represent Canada at the 2024 Concacaf Futsal Championship in Managua, Nicaragua. The tournament also serves as qualifying for the 2024 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Uzbekistan scheduled in September.

Canada will compete in Group B, where they will face the Championship hosts Nicaragua, Cuba and Panama. The team will begin the group stage against Cuba on Saturday 13 April (17.00 CT/ 18.00 ET/15.00 PT), followed by Panama on Sunday 14 April (17.00 CT/ 18.00 ET/15.00 PT), and Nicaragua on Monday 15 April (19.00 CT/ 20.00 ET/17.00 PT).

“We’ve got a young group that have been playing futsal their entire lives. This is a team that is striving for success and will use this as an opportunity to showcase their talents on one of the biggest stages in the sport.”   – Kyt Selaidopoulos, Canada Soccer’s Futsal National Team Head Coach.

Following group-stage play, the top two teams from each group will progress to the knockout stage comprising the Quarterfinals, Semifinals, a Third-Place Match, and the Championship match. The top four teams of the tournament will qualify as the Concacaf representatives for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Uzbekistan 2024™.

In their previous appearance at the 2021 Concacaf Futsal Championship; Canada was eliminated in the Quarterfinal round of the competition on penalties following a 1(4)-1(3) loss to Panama. United States, Guatemala, and Panama, qualified for the FIFA Futsal World Cup with Costa Rica winning their third consecutive Concacaf Futsal Championship.

Canada will be making their fourth appearance (2012, 2016, 2021) at the quadrennial continental Futsal Championship and will look to secure their second-ever appearance at the FIFA Futsal World Cup.

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Select matches will air live and exclusively on OneSoccer, as well as online at and through the OneSoccer app. Matches not selected by OneSoccer will be available via Concacaf Go and its YouTube channel. Fans will find extended coverage across Canada Soccer’s digital channels on Facebook, Tiktok, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube featuring the hashtag #CANFutsal. ​  


GK- John Smits | CAN / 9 de Octubre FC Toronto

GK- Callum Weir | CAN / Whitehorse Yukon Selects FC

D- Daniel Chamale | CAN / 9 de Octubre FC Toronto

D- Sebastian Lopez | CAN / Toronto Idolo

D- Abdel Nboucha | CAN / Sporting Montréal FC

D- Obeng Tabi | CAN / Sporting Montréal FC

W- Mahdi Djellab | CAN / Albi Sve Montréal

W- Montacer El Harchali | CAN / Sporting Montréal FC

W- Aylan Khenoussi | CAN / Sporting Montréal FC

W- Loïc Kwemi | CAN / Évolution Futsal Club Montréal

W- Safwane Mlah | CAN / Sporting Montréal FC

W- Samir Morsli-Mahiddine | CAN / Sporting Montréal FC

W- Raheem Rose | CAN / 9 de Octubre FC Toronto

W- Yassine Saad | CAN / Sporting Montréal FC

Player | Age | City in which they grew up | Notable youth clubs 

Chamale, Daniel | 30 | Toronto, ON, CAN | Toronto Guatemala SC

Djellab, Mahdi | 20 | Montréal, QC, CAN | CS Montréal-Nord

El Harchali, Montacer | 22 | Montréal, QC, CAN | Panellinios Montréal FC

Khenoussi, Aylan | 23 | Pierrefonds, QC | AS Pierrefonds

Kwemi, Loïc | 26 | Montréal, QC, CAN | École secondaire Cavelier-De LaSalle

Lopez, Sebastian | 27 | Palmira, Colombia | La Cantera FC

Mlah, Safwane | 23 | Montréal, QC | FSS Salaberry

Morsli Mahiddine, Samir | 24 | Montréal, QC, CAN | CS Boucaniers Montréal

Nboucha, Abdel | 29 | Montréal, QC, CAN | ng soccer at AS Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Rose, Raheem | 28 | Toronto, ON, CAN | Toronto Ecuador United

Saad, Yassine | 23 | Montréal, QC | Étoile de l’est

Smits, John | 36 | Mississauga, ON, | North Mississauga Soccer Club

Tabi, Obeng | 23 | Montréal, QC, CAN | FSS Salaberry

Weir, Callum | 21 | Haines Junction, YK | Yukon Selects