Lyndon Hooper

30 May 1966
Georgetown, GUY
170 cm
Laurier University
Where they grew up
Nepean, Ontario, Canada


Lyndon Hooper

Lyndon Fitzgerald Hooper.... soccer family (sister Charmaine)... he was eight years old when he started playing soccer in Zambia... he was 11 years old when his family moved from Zambia to Ottawa, ON... his first club in Canada was the Nepean Hotspurs... he earned a BA in Physical Education from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1990...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2011... honoured by the Wilfrid Laurier University Athletics Hall of Fame and the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame... part of the Canadian team that won a gold medal at the 1989 Jeux de la Francophonie, recognised as a Canada Soccer Team of Distinction... his sister Charmaine Hooper is an honoured member of the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame...

represented Canada in three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, one cycle of Olympic Qualifiers and two editions of the Concacaf Gold Cup... career 78 international appearances across 12 years from 1986 to 1997 with Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team, including 67 international "A" appearances... when he left international football in 1997, he ranked third all-time with 78 international appearances...

club career in Canada, England and USA... with Scarborough GS United, a Canada Soccer National Championships winner (Challenge Trophy in 2005)...

featured in a Canada record crowd of 51,936 spectators at Edmonton’s Commonwealth Stadium on 5 June 1994, the largest crowd ever for a Canadian national team event played in Canada (Canada drew 1:1 with Brazil just six weeks before they won the FIFA World Cup)... was part of Canada Soccer’s post-match Guard of Honour on 27 March 2022 to celebrate Canada’s qualification to the men’s 2022 FIFA World Cup (along with nine other former players)...

For Country

he was 20 years old when he made his debut for Canada (24 August 1986)... represented Canada in 1988 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Italy 1990... represented Canada at the inaugural FIFA Futsal World Cup Netherlands 1989... won a gold medal with Canada at the I Jeux de la Francophonie Maroc 1989... represented Canada at the 1991 North American Nations Cup... represented Canada at the 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 1992-93 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 1994 (Canada was eliminated in an inter-zone playoff against Australia)... he was the sixth footballer to make his 50th appearance for Canada (28 May 1995)... played in a career-high 13 consecutive Canada matches from 1993 to 1995... represented Canada at the 1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 1996-97 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for France 1998...

For Sport

served as a technical coordinator of referees with the Ontario Soccer Association...

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