Mitchell picks roster for trip to Kingstown

Coach Mitchell has made his picks. Mitchell has selected 19 players for the first trip on Canada’s road to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa(tm) Qualifiers. Canada’s men’s national team departs Thursday 12 June for Kingstown, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines. The Canucks face the Saint Vincy Heat on Sunday 15 June.



Canada’s men’s national team must win its two-match set in June to advance to Stage III of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ Qualifiers (August to November 2008). Canada plays on the road on 15 June (Kingstown) and at home on 20 June (Stade Saputo in Montréal – tickets available through admission.com or 514.790.1245).

Coach Mitchell has made his picks. Mitchell has selected 19 players for the first trip on Canada’s road to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa(tm) Qualifiers. Canada’s men’s national team departs Thursday 12 June for Kingstown, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines. The Canucks face the Saint Vincy Heat on Sunday 15 June.

Canada’s men’s national team must win its two-match set in June to advance to Stage III of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ Qualifiers (August to November 2008). Canada plays on the road on 15 June (Kingstown) and at home on 20 June (Stade Saputo in Montréal – tickets available through admission.com or 514.790.1245).

Canada’s men’s national team is looking to get back to the FIFA World Cup™ for the first time since 1986. From within CONCACAF, three or four teams (out of 35 total or 24 remaining) will represent the confederation at South Africa 2010. The Canadian men are currently ranked fourth in CONCACAF based on the most recent FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings. Canada also had a top-four finish at last year’s CONCACAF Gold Cup by reaching the semi-final.

CANADA
1 Greg Sutton | G | Hamilton, ON | CAN / Toronto FC
2 Jim Brennan | D | East York, ON | CAN / Toronto FC
3 Mike Klukowski | D | Oshawa, ON | BEL / Club Brugge KV
4 André Hainault | D | Hudson, QC | CZE / Sparta Praha (on loan from FK SIAD Most)
5 Adrian Serioux | D/M| Scarborough, ON | USA / FC Dallas
6 Julian de Guzman | M | Scarborough, ON | ESP / Deportivo La Coruna
7 Paul Stalteri | D/M | Brampton, ON | ENG / Fulham FC (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur)
8 Marcel de Jong | D/M | Newmarket, ON | NED / Roda JC
9 Tomasz Radzinski | M/F | Toronto, ON | GRE / Skoda Xanthi
10 Ali Gerba | F | Montréal, QC | GER / FC Ingolstadt
11 Richard Hastings | D | Vancouver, BC | SCO / Inverness CT
12 Issey Nakajima-Farran | M | Calgary, AB | DEN / FC Nordsjælland
13 Atiba Hutchinson | M | Brampton, ON | DEN / F.C. København
14 Dwayne De Rosario | M/F | Scarborough, ON | USA / Houston Dynamo
15 Patrice Bernier | M | Brossard, QC | GER / FC Kaiserslautern
16 Rob Friend | F | Kelowna, BC | GER / Borussia Mönchengladbach
17 Ugo Ihemelu | D | USA / Colorado Rapids
19 Adrian Cann | D | Thornhill, ON | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps
18 Pat Onstad | G | Vancouver, BC | USA / Houston Dynamo

Head of delegation / Chef de délégation : Vincent Ursini
Head Coach / Entraîneur-chef : Dale Mitchell
Assistant Coach / Entraîneur adjoint : Stephen Hart
Assistant Coach / Entraîneur adjoint : Nick Dasovic
Video coach / Entraîneur video : Vic Mendes
Goalkeeper coach / Entraîneur des gardiens : Paul Dolan
Manager / Gérant : Morgan Quarry
Equipment manager / Gérant d’équipements : Mike Moretto
Physiotherapist / Physiothérapeute : Ted Tilbury
Physiotherapist / Physiothérapeute : Dave Foley
Doctor / Docteur : Dr. Michael Campbell

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