Osieck Announces Estonia Roster

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team Head Coach Holger Osieck today released the roster for the international friendly against Estonia in Tallinn on Saturday, March 29, 2003. The game will be played at 2:00 p.m. local time at the National Stadium (7:00 a.m. ET).



Osieck has named goalkeepers Kenny Stamatopoulos and Pat Onstad to the squad. Stamatopoulos, who has become a regular for Kalamata in the Greek Second Division, earns his first call up since the 2002 Gold Cup while Onstad will join the club from San Jose after signing with the MLS Earthquakes last week. Canadian international goalkeeper Lars Hirschfeld suffered a hamstring injury Wednesday night in Luton Town’s 0-0 draw with Oldham. Hirschfeld is to receive an MRI today to discover the extent of the injury.

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team Head Coach Holger Osieck today released the roster for the international friendly against Estonia in Tallinn on Saturday, March 29, 2003. The game will be played at 2:00 p.m. local time at the National Stadium (7:00 a.m. ET).



Osieck has named goalkeepers Kenny Stamatopoulos and Pat Onstad to the squad. Stamatopoulos, who has become a regular for Kalamata in the Greek Second Division, earns his first call up since the 2002 Gold Cup while Onstad will join the club from San Jose after signing with the MLS Earthquakes last week. Canadian international goalkeeper Lars Hirschfeld suffered a hamstring injury Wednesday night in Luton Town’s 0-0 draw with Oldham. Hirschfeld is to receive an MRI today to discover the extent of the injury.



Defender Mark Rogers earns his first call up since the 2002 Gold Cup. The Vancouver native scored in Wycombe’s 2-1 win over Peterborough in the English Second Division Tuesday. Striker Carlo Corazzin returns for the first time since the Malta game in November 2001. Corazzin missed the 2002 Gold Cup with a knee injury.



Twelve of the 16 players named to the roster played in Canada’s 4-2 win over Libya on February 12. Striker Tomasz Radzinski missed the Libya game with a back injury but is now fit.



Canadian Men’s World Cup Team Roster vs Estonia



NametPositiontClubtDate of BirthtCapstGoals/Shutoutst

Kenny StamatopoulostGKtKalamata, Greek Second Divisiont8/28/79t1t0

Pat OnstadtGKtSan Jose Earthquakes, MLSt1/13/68t35t15

Carl FletchertDtAtlanta Silverbacks, A-Leaguet12/26/71t38t2

Mark RogerstDtWycombe Wandererst11/3/77t5t0t

Paul FenwicktDtHibernian, Scottish Premiert8/25/69t27t0

Chris PozniaktD/MtOrebro, Swedish Premier Divisiont1/10/81t6t0

Richard HastingstD/MtGraz AK, Austrian First Divisiont5/18/77t29t1

Kevin McKennatD/M/FtHeart of Midlothian, Scottish Premiert1/21/80t14t5

Jim BrennantMtNottingham Forest, English First Divisiont5/8/77t32t3

Daniel ImhoftMtSt. Gallen, Swiss First Divisiont11/22/77t14t0

Mike KlukowskitMtLa Louviere, Belgiumt5/27/81t1t0

Paul StalteritMtWerder Bremen, German Bundesligat10/18/77t40t4

Atiba HutchinsontMtOsters, Swedish Premier Divisiont3/8/83t2t0

Maycoll CanizaleztMtWerder Bremen, German Bundesliga t12/28/82t2t1

Tomasz RadzinskitFtEverton, English Premiert12/14/73t16t3

Carlo CorazzintFtOldham Athletic, English Second Divisiont12/25/71t54t10



Staff

Jim FlemingtHead of Delegation

Holger OsieckttHead coach

Colin MillerttAssistant Coach

Kevin MuldoonttEquipment Manager/Goalkeeping Coach

Greg BayttPhysiotherapist

Hans Guenter BrunstMassage Therapist

Sanjay GuptattDoctor

Morgan QuarryttDirector of Communications/World Cup Team Manager

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