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Canada to face USA in pair of U-20 friendly matches

Posted on 10 December 2010 in ↳ Men's EXCEL U-18 to U-20

Canadian coach Valerio Gazzola has announced his men’s U-20 roster for a pair of international friendly matches against USA. Canada faces USA at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL on Thursday 16 December and Saturday 18 December.

"We want to build on what we have accomplished in the last two men’s U-20 camps," said Gazzola. "We are looking to solidify the core of players so that by next February, we are working on the finer points of the game."

Six players are taking part in their first U-20 camp with Gazzola. Those six new players are Sven Arapovic, Vince Caminiti, Kevin Cobby, Erik Grigoire and Sean Hart. Hart is one of four players that took part in last month’s U-23 / Olympic camp with Tony Fonseca (along with Ethan Gage, Julien Latendresse-Lévesque and Ashtone Morgan).

Canada’s men’s U-20 team is currently preparing for next year’s CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship in Guatemala. The 12-team championship runs 3-17 April 2011 with the top four teams qualifying for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011.

GK- Julien Latendresse Lévesque | GER / FC Energie Cottbus | Chambly, QC, CAN
GK- Roberto Stillo | ITA / Genoa CFC | Mississauga, ON, CAN
D- Sven Arapovic | CAN / Toronto Croatia | Etobicoke, ON, CAN
D- Derrick Bassi | CAN / Simon Fraser University | Delta, BC, CAN
D- Vince Caminiti | CAN / AEK London FC | Lambeth, ON, CAN
D- Sean Hart | USA / Schulz Academy | Toronto, ON, CAN
D- Doneil Henry | CAN / Toronto FC | Brampton, ON, CAN
D- Ashtone Morgan | CAN / Toronto FC Academy | Toronto, ON, CAN
D- Chris Suta | USA / University of Detroit Mercy | Windsor, ON, CAN
D- Roger Thompson | USA / University of Cincinnati | Brampton, ON, CAN
M- Kevin Cobby | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC | Brampton, ON, CAN
M- Oscar Cordon | CAN / Toronto FC Academy | Toronto, ON, CAN
M- Ethan Gage | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC | Cochrane, AB, CAN
M- Jaineil Hoilett | GER / FSV Mainz’05 | Brampton, ON, CAN
M- Jonathan Osorio | CAN / Clarkson Sheridan | Brampton, ON, CAN
M- Matt Stinson | USA / Winthrop University | Toronto, ON, CAN
F- Jerome Baker | Unattached / sans club | Toronto, ON, CAN
F- Niall Cousens | CZE / FC Hlucin (on loan from Slavia Praha) | Vancouver, BC, CAN
F- Erik Grigore | CAN / North York Astros | Toronto, ON, CAN
F- Nicholas Lindsay | CAN / Toronto FC Academy | Brampton, ON, CAN
F- Massimo Mirabelli | CAN / Portugal FC | Brampton, ON, CAN

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