Yallop Congratulates Youth Team On Their Success

Canadian Men’s National Team head coach Frank Yallop extended praise today to the succesful Men’s Under-20 Youth team who last week qualified for the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championships in Holland, June 10-July 2.
Under head coach Dale Mitchell, the Canadians won all three of their qualifying games to win the group. Canada opened the tournament with a 2-1 win over Mexico and followed up with consecutive 1-0 wins over host Honduras and Jamaica.
Canada has now qualified for three consecutive World Youth Championships and have not been beaten in their last nine qualifying games.

Canadian Men’s National Team head coach Frank Yallop extended praise today to the succesful Men’s Under-20 Youth team who last week qualified for the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championships in Holland, June 10-July 2.
Under head coach Dale Mitchell, the Canadians won all three of their qualifying games to win the group. Canada opened the tournament with a 2-1 win over Mexico and followed up with consecutive 1-0 wins over host Honduras and Jamaica.
Canada has now qualified for three consecutive World Youth Championships and have not been beaten in their last nine qualifying games.
“It’s a fantastic achievement by Dale and his players and staff,” said Yallop. “On behalf of myself, the senior squad and the entire CSA, my deepest congratulations to the team. I look forward to watching them in Holland this summer.”
Canada will host the 2007 FIFA World Youth Championships and will earn an automatic berth.

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