Miller Releases Roster For Upcoming Friendlies

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team interim Head Coach Colin Miller today announced his roster for the upcoming international friendlies against the Czech Republic in Teplice, Czech Republic on Saturday, November 15 and the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday, November 18 in Dublin.



Returning to the national team for the first time since 1999 is midfielder Fernando Aguiar. Aguiar, who has been capped 13 times for Canada and last played in a friendly against Saudi Arabia in 1999, plays with Benfica in Portugal.

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team interim Head Coach Colin Miller today announced his roster for the upcoming international friendlies against the Czech Republic in Teplice, Czech Republic on Saturday, November 15 and the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday, November 18 in Dublin.



Returning to the national team for the first time since 1999 is midfielder Fernando Aguiar. Aguiar, who has been capped 13 times for Canada and last played in a friendly against Saudi Arabia in 1999, plays with Benfica in Portugal.



Nick Dasovic is available as a player for the Czech Republic game before leaving for Turkey to join up with the Youth team as they prepare for the FIFA World Youth Championships in UAE. Dasovic is an assistant coach to Dale Mitchell with the Youth team.



Mark Rogers and Patrice Bernier earn their first call-ups since the Estonia friendly. Rogers plays for Wycombe Wanderers in the English Second Division while Bernier scored in his final game for Moss FK in Norway on November 1.



Captain Jason deVos also marks his return from surgery on his broken foot, which caused him to miss the Finland friendly last month and the last three months with Wigan Athletic.



Miller has also chosen former national team goalkeeper Paul Dolan as his assistant. Dolan, who played for Canada in the 1986 World Cup and made 52 appearances for his country, will work with goalkeepers Lars Hirschfeld and Kenny Stamatopoulos.



Canadian Roster For Czech Republic and Republic of Ireland Friendlies





NametPositiontClubtDate of BirthtCapstGoals/Shutouts

Lars HirschfeldtGKtTottenham Hotspur, English Premiert10/17/78t14t4

Kenny StamatopoulostGKtEnkopping, Swedish Premiert8/28/79t1t0

Paul FenwicktDtHibernian, Scottish Premiert8/25/69t31t0

Mark RogerstDtWycombe Wanderers, English Second Div.t11/3/77t4t0t

Jason deVostDtWigan Athletic, English First Divisiont1/2/74t41t3

Richard HastingstD/MtMV Maastricht, Dutch Second Divisiont5/18/77t34t1

Nick DasovictD/MtVancouver Whitecaps, A-Leaguet12/5/68t60t2

Ante JazictD/MtRapid Vienna, Austriant2/27/76t3t0

Paul StalteritD/MtWerder Bremen, German Bundesligat10/18/77t45t6

Kevin McKennatD/M/FtHeart of Midlothian, Scottish Premiert1/21/80t19t6

Patrice BerniertMtMoss FK, Norwegian Premiert9/23/79t0t0

Marc BirchamtMtQueen’s Park Rangers, English Second Div.t5/11/78t14t1

Jason BenttMtPlymouth Argyle, English Second Divisiont3/8/77t29t0

Daniel ImhoftMtSt. Gallen, Swiss First Divisiont11/22/77t19t0

Fernando AguiartMtBenfica, Portuguese First Divisiont3/18/72t13t0t

Martin NashtMtDallas Sidekicks, MISLt12/27/75t27t2

Tomasz RadzinskitFtEverton, English Premiert12/14/73t17t4

Paul PeschisolidotFtSheffield United, English First Divisiont5/25/71t46t9





Staff

Terry QuinntHead of Delegation

Colin MillerttHead Coach

Paul DolanttAssistant Coach

Brian RatcliffettEquipment Manager

Greg BayttPhysiotherapist

Dave FoleyttPhysiotherapist

Morgan QuarryttTeam Manager/Media Officer

Sanjay GuptattDoctor

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