Copa America Roster Released

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team head coach Holger Osieck today announced the 19-man roster which will compete at the 2001 Copa America from July 13-27 in Colombia.

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team head coach Holger Osieck today announced the 19-man roster which will compete at the 2001 Copa America from July 13-27 in Colombia.



A group of 11 players (Lars Hirschfeld, Craig Forrest, Paul Peschisolido, Richard Hastings, Carlo Corazzin, Nick Dasovic, Kevin McKenna, Jason Bent, Jim Brennan, Jason deVos and Davide Xausa) will train at the Nottawasaga Inn from July 2-6. Carl Fletcher, Jeff Clarke, Tony Menezes, Daniel Imhof, Paul Fenwick and Dwayne DeRosario will meet the team on July 6 and travel to Panama City for a friendly against Panama on July 8. Paul Stalteri and Mark Watson will join the team in Medellin, Colombia on July 9.



Canadian goalkeeper Lars Hirschfeld will replace the injured Pat Onstad on the Canadian roster. Onstad broke a bone in his wrist while training in Japan and underwent surgery yesterday in Rochester. It marks the first time Hirschfeld has been called in to the national team since backing up Onstad at a World Cup Qualifyer last July.



Canada will open the competition against Argentina on July 13 followed by games against Uruguay on July 16 and Bolivia on July 19. All three games will be broadcast on Sportsnet.



For more information on the Canadian team and the Copa America, you can go can access team media notes in the Media Room section at www.canadasoccer.com and the player profiles section.



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No. NametPositiontClubtDate of BirthtCaps

1tCraig ForresttGKtWest Ham United, English Premiert9/20/67tt56

2tPaul FenwicktD/MtHibernian, Scottish Premiert8/25/69tt23

3tMark WatsontDtDC United, MLSt9/8/70tt67

4tTony MenezestDtBotafogo, Brazil First Divisiont11/24/74tt21

5tJason deVostDtDundee United, Scottish Premiert1/2/74tt32

6tJason BenttMtPreston North End, English First Divisiont3/8/77tt25

7tPaul StalteritM/FtWerder Bremen, Bundesligat10/18/77tt31

8tNick DasovictMtSt. Johnstone, Scottish Premiert12/5/68tt52

9tCarlo CorazzintFtOldham Athletic, English Second Divisiont12/25/71tt52

10tDavide XausatM/FtLivingston, Scottish Premiert3/10/76tt25

11tJim BrennantMtNottingham Forest, English First Divisiont5/8/77tt25

12tLars HirschfeldtGKtCalgary Storm, A-Leaguet10/17/78tt1

13tCarl FletchertD/MtMontreal Impact, A-Leaguet12/26/71tt31

14tDaniel ImhoftMtSt. Gallen, Swiss First Divisiont11/22/77tt6

15tRichard HastingstD/MtInverness CT, Scottish First Divisiont5/18/77tt19

17tDwayne DeRosariotFtSan Jose Earthquakes, MLSt5/15/78tt9

19tPaul PeschisolidotFtFulham, English Premiert5/25/71tt44

20tKevin McKennatDtHeart of Midlothian, Scottish Premiert1/21/80tt6

22tJeff ClarketMtPortland Timbers, A-Leaguet10/18/77tt18



Staff



Jim Flemingt Head of Delegation

Holger OsieckttHead Coach

Bruce TwamleyttAssistant Coach

Kevin MuldoonttEquipment Manager/Goalkeeper Coach

Greg BayttPhysiotherapist

Dr. Ken BergerttTeam Doctor

Gunther Hans BrunstMassage Therapist

Morgan QuarryttDirector of Communications/World Cup Team Manager


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