Doneil Henry

20 April 1993
Halifax Wanderers FC
North York, Ontario, Canada
183 cm
Where they grew up
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
International "A" - CAN MNT
44 Appearances
38 Starts
1 Goals
0 Assists


Doneil Henry

Doneil Jor-dee Ashley Henry... speaks English... his father was born in Spanish Town, JAM while his mother was born in Old Harbour, JAM... he was born in North York, ON, but grew up in neighbouring Brampton, ON... he was 10 years old when he started playing soccer for the Brampton YSC (the Bullets)... grew up competing in soccer, basketball and volleyball... enjoys spending time with family and friends... growing up, favourites included Sergio Ramos, Arsenal...

recipient of Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012...

Concacaf champion (first place in 2021-22 Concacaf Final Round of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers)... Concacaf semifinalist (2021)...

club career in Canada, England, Korea Republic, USA, including Concacaf Champions League, UEFA Europa League and AFC Champions League... with Toronto FC, a Canadian Championship winner (Voyageurs Cup in 2010, 2011 and 2012)...

part of the Canada Soccer team that met Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on 15 November 2021 ahead of their FIFA World Cup Qualifiers match one day later in Edmonton (a surprise visit by the Prime Minister at a training session)...

said Henry in 2015, “I just want to defend hard as I take pride in our clean sheets with the backline and the goalkeeper; if we can just do that, then it’s a job completed”... said Carl Robinson in 2017, “Doneil is an athletic centre back who's strong in the air. He likes to defend and will be a good complementary piece to our core of defenders”...

For Country

he was 17 years old when he made his debut in the Canadian youth program in 2010 with coach Valerio Gazzola... represented Canada at the 2011 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship in Guatemala... finished fourth with Canada at the 2012 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying tournament... represented Canada at the 2013 CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championships in Mexico... missed the 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament because of an injury...

he was 19 years old when he made his debut for Canada (15 August 2012)... represented Canada at the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 2015-16 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Qualifiers...

represented Canada in 2018-19 Concacaf Nations League Qualifying... represented Canada at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup... represented Canada in 2019 Concacaf Nations League A... he scored his first international “A” goal for Canada on 7 September 2021 in Toronto… represented Canada at the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup... helped Canada finish first in 2021-22 Concacaf / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (Canada qualified for Qatar 2022)... missed the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 because of a leg injury suffered just a week before the competition...

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