Canada names roster for CONCACAF U-20 Championship
Posted on 16 February 2013 in ↳ Men's EXCEL U-18 to U-20
Canada's Men's U-20 Team has announced its 20-player roster that will take part in the upcoming CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Puebla, Mexico.
Canada will begin the tournament on Monday 18 February (20.00 local / 21.00 ET / 18.00 PT) with a match against Cuba; and will then take on Nicaragua on Friday 22 February (20.00 local / 21.00 ET / 18.00 PT).
Both of Canada's group-stage matches will be streamed at Sportsnet.ca. Fans will also be able to follow live Twitter coverage via @CanadaSoccerEN; as well as complete pre and post-match video coverage on CanadaSoccerTV.
To qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013 - Canada will need to finish in one of the top four positions at the CONCACAF Championshhip. Canada will have to fight its way into one of the top two places in Group B and then go on to win its quarter-final match-up to qualify for Turkey 2013.
Canada trained from 11-16 February in Mexico City before heading to Puebla for the CONCACAF Championship.
GK- Maxime Crépeau | CAN / Académie Impact Montréal
GK- Ricky Gomes | POR / Sport Clube de Mirandela
CB- Doneil Henry | CAN / Toronto FC
CB- Manjrekar James | HUN / PMFC-MATIAS
CB- Daniel Stanese | GER / FC Nürnberg Reserve
FB- Jon Dollery | ENG / Crawley Town FC
FB- Marco Lapenna | GER / FC Erzgebirge Aue
FB- Allan Zebie | CAN / FC Edmonton Reserve
M- Keven Aleman | ESP / Real Valladolid
M- Dylan Carreiro | ENG / Queens Park Rangers
M- Mauro Eustáquio | POR / Sporting Clube de Pombal
F- Ben Fisk | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23
M- Ben McKendry | USA / University of New Mexico
M- Zakaria Messoudi | CAN / Académie Impact Montréal
F- Michael Petrasso | ENG / Queens Park Rangers
M- Samuel Piette | GER / Fortuna Düsseldorf
M- Alessandro Riggi | ESP / Celta de Vigo
F- Caleb Clarke | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
F- Anthony Jackson-Hamel | CAN / Académie Impact Montréal
F- Stefan Vukovic | Unattached / sans club
Aleman, Keven | 1994 | Brampton, ON, CAN | Toronto Spanish League
Carreiro, Dylan | 1995 | Winnipeg, MB, CAN | Clifton Community Club
Clarke, Caleb | 1993 | Richmond, BC, CAN | Richmond SA
Crépeau, Maxime | 1994 | Candiac, QC, CAN | Ligue de soccer pour enfants de Candiac
Dollery, Jon | 1993 | London, ENG | Charlton Athletic
Eustáquio, Mauro | 1993 | Leamington, ON, CAN | Leamington house league
Fisk, Ben | 1993 | Vancouver, BC, CAN | Boston
Gomes, Ricky | 1993 | Kitchener, ON, CAN & Valenca, POR | Kitchener Youth
Henry, Doneil | 1993 | Brampton, ON, CAN | Ontario Youth Soccer
Jackson-Hamel, Anthony | 1993 | Québec, QC, CAN | Impact Junior ARS Québec
James, Manjrekar | 1993 | North York, ON, CAN | North York Azzuri
Lapenna, Marco | 1994 | Montréal, QC, CAN | Montréal North
McKendry, Ben | 1993 | Vancouver, BC, CAN | Grandview Legion
Messoudi, Zakaria | 1993 | Montréal, QC, CAN | Braves d'Ahuntsic
Petrasso, Michael | 1995 | Woodbridge, ON, CAN | Kleinburg SC
Piette, Samuel | 1994 | Le Gardeur, QC, CAN | Lionceaux de le Gardeur
Riggi, Alessandro | 1993 | Montréal, QC, CAN | Riviere-des-Prairies
Stanese, Daniel | 1994 | Pitt Meadows, BC, CAN | Coquitlam Metro Ford
Vukovic, Stefan | 1993 | Hamilton, ON, CAN | Hamilton Serbians
Zebie, Allan | 1993 | Brossard, QC, CAN / Edmonton, AB, CAN | Lachine
- Midfielder Bryce Alderson did not travel to the Canada M20 camp in Mexico City due to injury.
- Canada's group-stage matches at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship will be streamed, in Canada, at Sportsnet.ca. Viewers outside of Canada will be able to watch the matches on CONCACAF TV at CONCACAF.com.