Osieck Announces Roster For Libya Game

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team Head Coach Holger Osieck today released the roster for the international friendly against Libya in Tripoli on February 12, 2003. The game will be played at 6:30 p.m. local time at the National Stadium (11:30 a.m. ET).



Three players who made their World Cup Team debut against the United States on January 18 have been included in his squad in Atiba Hutchinson, Maycoll Canizalez and Rob Friend. Hutchinson recently signed with Osters in Sweden while Canizalez plays in the German Third Division with Werder Bremen reserves. Friend, who was recently drafted in the fourth round of the MLS Draft by Chicago, plays with Moss FK in Norway.

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup Team Head Coach Holger Osieck today released the roster for the international friendly against Libya in Tripoli on February 12, 2003. The game will be played at 6:30 p.m. local time at the National Stadium (11:30 a.m. ET).



Three players who made their World Cup Team debut against the United States on January 18 have been included in his squad in Atiba Hutchinson, Maycoll Canizalez and Rob Friend. Hutchinson recently signed with Osters in Sweden while Canizalez plays in the German Third Division with Werder Bremen reserves. Friend, who was recently drafted in the fourth round of the MLS Draft by Chicago, plays with Moss FK in Norway.



Ian Hume, a striker with English Second Division side Tranmere Rovers and with Canada’s Under-20 Team has been called up for the first time as has midfielder Mike Klukowski, who plays with La Louviere in Belgium. Both were part of the 2001 Under-20 team which competed at the FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina.



Defender Paul Fenwick returns to the squad after missing the US game due to a bout of food poisoning. Jason deVos, who has scored an impressive six goals this season, rejoins the team after captaining Wigan to a first place spot in the English Second Division.



Striker Tomasz Radzinski is having a season to remember with Everton. Radzinski has scored a team-leading 10 goals, good for fifth place along the top scorers in the English Premier League. Everton sit in fifth place in the EPL.



Midfielder Jim Brennan has played in almost all of Nottingham Forest’s games this season and returns to the World Cup Team for the first time since the 2002 Gold Cup.



Canadian Men’s World Cup Team Roster vs Libya



NametPositiontClubtD.O.B.tCapstGoals/Shutouts

Lars HirschfeldtGKtTottenham Hotspur, English Premiert10/17/78t10t3

Pat OnstadtGKtRochester Rhinos, A-Leaguet1/13/68t34t15

Paul FenwicktDtHibernian, Scottish Premiert8/25/69t26t0

Jason deVostDtWigan Athletic, English Second Divisiont1/2/74t38t3

Chris PozniaktD/MtOrebro, Swedish Premier Divisiont1/10/81t5t0

Richard HastingstD/MtGraz AK, Austrian First Divisiont5/18/77t28t1

Kevin McKennatD/M/FtHeart of Midlothian, Scottish Premiert1/21/80t13t4

Jim BrennantMtNottingham Forest, English First Divisiont5/8/77t31t2

Daniel ImhoftMtSt. Gallen, Swiss First Divisiont11/22/77t13t0

Paul StalteritMtWerder Bremen, German Bundesligat10/18/77t39t3

Atiba HutchinsontMtOsters, Swedish Premiert3/8/83t1t0

Maycoll CanizaleztMtWerder Bremen, German Bundesliga t12/28/82t1t0

Iain HumetM/FtTranmere Rovers, English Second Divisiont10/23/83t0t0

Rob FriendtFtMoss FK, Norwayt1/23/81t1t0

Tomasz RadzinskitFtEverton, English Premiert12/14/73t16t3

Mike KlukowskitMtLa Louviere, Belgiumt5/27/81t0t0



Staff

Clive WilkinsontHead of Delegation

Holger OsieckttHead coach

Colin MillerttAssistant Coach

Kevin MuldoonttEquipment Manager/Goalkeeping Coach

Greg BayttPhysiotherapist

Hans Guenter BrunstMassage Therapist

Morgan QuarryttDirector of Communications/World Cup Team Manager

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