Osieck Announces Final Squad

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team head coach Holger Osieck today announced the 22-man roster which will compete at the 2001 Confederation Cup in Japan/Korea from May 31-June 10.

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team head coach Holger Osieck today announced the 22-man roster which will compete at the 2001 Confederation Cup in Japan/Korea from May 31-June 10.

A group of 17 players will depart Vancouver on May 24 with several players still to join them in Japan. Paul Fenwick and Mike Franks will join the team following the Scottish FA Cup Final on May 26. Paul Stalteri touring Korea with Werder Bremen and will join the team on May 25. Garret Kusch will play with his Norwegian Club Hoenefoss before flying to Japan on May 25 while Daniel Imhof will play in St. Gallen’s final game of the season on May 26.

The Canadian team has been training in Vancouver since May 17th with players joining the squad on a daily basis from their various Clubs. The team will arrive on May 25th and travel by train to Niigata. The Canadian squad will play an exhibition game against Omiya Ardija of the Japanese Second Division on May 28 in Niigata before facing Japan on May 31 in the first game of the tournament.

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No.tNametPositiont
1tCraig ForresttGKt
2tPaul FenwicktD/Mt
3tMark WatsontDt
4tTony MenezestDt
5tJason deVostDt
6tJason BenttMt
7tPaul StalteritM/Ft
8tNick DasovictMt
9tCarlo CorazzintFt
10tDavide XausatM/Ft
11tJim BrennantMt
12tPat OnstadtGKt
13tCarl FletchertD/Mt
14tDaniel ImhoftMt
15tRichard HastingstD/Mt
16tGarret KuschtFt
17tDwayne DeRosariotFt
18tTam NsaliwatD/Mt
19tPaul PeschisolidotFt
20tKevin McKennatDt
21tMarc BirchamtMt
23tMike FrankstGKt

Staff

Jim Flemingt Head of Delegation
Holger OsieckttHead coach
Bruce TwamleyttAssistant coach
Kevin MuldoonttEquipment Manager/Goalkeeping Coach
Greg BayttPhysiotherapist
Dr. Rudy GittensttTeam Doctor
Gunther Hans BrunstMassage Therapist
Morgan QuarryttDirector of Communications/World Cup Team Manager
Ray ClarkttCoach
Andy SharpettVice-President
Kevan PipettChief Operating Officer

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