Osieck Announces Roster For Friendly vs Germany

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team Head Coach Holger Osieck today announced his roster for the upcoming international friendly against Germany on June 1 in Wolfsburg, Germany. The game will be televised on Rogers Sportsnet at 7:00 p.m. across the network.



Jason Jordan and Nikola (Niki) Budalic have earned their first call-up to the senior team for the game. Jordan has played for Canada at the Olympic and Youth team level. He was a member of the 1997 team which competed at the FIFA World Youth Championship. Jordan is in his sixth season with the Vancouver Whitecaps. Budalic plays with Orebro in the Swedish Premier league and is a former member of the Toronto Lynx.

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team Head Coach Holger Osieck today announced his roster for the upcoming international friendly against Germany on June 1 in Wolfsburg, Germany. The game will be televised on Rogers Sportsnet at 7:00 p.m. across the network.



Jason Jordan and Nikola (Niki) Budalic have earned their first call-up to the senior team for the game. Jordan has played for Canada at the Olympic and Youth team level. He was a member of the 1997 team which competed at the FIFA World Youth Championship. Jordan is in his sixth season with the Vancouver Whitecaps. Budalic plays with Orebro in the Swedish Premier league and is a former member of the Toronto Lynx.



Nick Dasovic returns to the World Cup team for the time since playing in the Bronze Medal game at the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Dasovic is in his second season with the Whitecaps and his first as a player/assistant coach.



Halifax native Ante Jazic will make his first appearance since a friendly against Guatemala on May 29, 1999. Jazic is finishing his third season with Rapid Vienna following a two-year sting with Hajduk Split.



The Montreal Impact are also represented by two players in Martin Nash and Nevio Pizzolitto. Pizzolitto is making his first appearance with the World Cup team since a friendly against Bermuda on January 11, 2000.



Defender Tony Menezes has returned to Brazil following a few games in the Chinese Premier League. He will return to Brazil following the Germany game and will then decide whether to return to China or play in Europe.



The goalkeepers are the same as the friendly against Estonia. Pat Onstad, who has played in all of the league leading San Jose Earthquakes games, returns along with Kenny Stamatopoulos.



Canadian Roster For Friendly vs Germany

NametPOStClubtDOBtCapstGoals/Shutouts

Pat OnstadtGKtSan Jose Earthquakes, MLSt1/13/68t36t15

Carl FletchertDtAtlanta Silverbacks, A-Leaguet12/26/71t39t2

Paul FenwicktDtHibernian, Scottish Premiert8/25/69t28t0

Richard HastingstD/MtGraz AK, Austrian First Divisiont5/18/77t30t1

Daniel ImhoftMtSt. Gallen, Swiss First Divisiont11/22/77t15t0

Paul StalteritMtWerder Bremen, German Bundesligat10/18/77t41t4

Maycoll CanizaleztMtWerder Bremen, German Bundesliga t12/28/82t2t0

Kenny StamatopoulostGKtKalamata, Greek Second Divisiont8/28/79t1t0

Martin NashtMtMontreal Impact, A-Leaguet12/27/75t24t2

Nevio PizzolittotDtMontreal Impact, A-Leaguet8/26/76t5t0

Jason JordantFtVancouver Whitecaps, A-Leaguet5/30/78t0t0

Nick DasovictD/MtVancouver Whitecaps, A-Leaguet12/5/68t57t2

Ante JazictD/MtRapid Vienna, Austriant2/27/76t2t0

Nikola BudalictFtOrebro, Swedish Premiert8/1/78t0t0

Julian de GuzmantMtHanover 96, German Bundesligat3/25/81t5t0

Tam NsaliwatMtSaarbrucken, German Second Divisiont1/28/82t9t0

Tony MenezestDtGanzu, Chinese Premiert11/24/74t27t0

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