Canada Soccer

Nominations: Canadian Players

Nomination List of Modern Canadian Players | Voting for Modern Canadian Players | Future Eligibles (2018 to 2022)

HONOURED MEMBERS - CANADIAN PLAYERS

The Canada Soccer Hall of Fame honours Canadian Players that have played the game with excellence at the international and club level. To be eligible, a player must have played professional, semi-professional, major amateur, and/or international football for a minimum of 10 years, unless special exception is granted by Canada Soccer’s General Secretary.

Players must not have played for any other Member Association national soccer team, at any level, unless a change of Association, in accordance with FIFA Statutes, to Canada Soccer was granted. From the years in which Canada did not play international football, the player must be a Canadian citizen and/or hold a Canadian passport.

 

NOMINATION LIST OF MODERN CANADIAN PLAYERS

To be eligible for the Nomination List of Modern Canadian Players, a player must have been previously active for at least one season the past 15 years and retired from competitive football (all competitions, club and country) for at least five years. A player can only be eligible for the nomination list of Modern Canadian Players for a maximum of 10 years (from five years after retirement until 15 years after retirement).

To be nominated, a player must be in good standing with the Canadian Soccer Association and must have either:
• Played 10 or more seasons of football at the professional and/or international level and participated in at least two cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers with at least one official international “A” match played in each of those four-year cycles (FIFA World Cup, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Olympic Football Tournament)
• OR have been inducted into a provincial sport or provincial soccer Hall of Fame

The Nomination List for Modern Canadian Players will be confirmed in the first week of each calendar year. For a player to remain on the Nomination List of Modern Canadian Players, that player must receive at least one vote every two years. Any player that does not receive any votes in three successive voting years will be dropped from the nomination list.

Under these guidelines, the 2018 nomination list of Modern Canadian Players will feature the following names, all of whom retired in 2013 or earlier and were not active in 2014. The final Nomination List is ratified by the Canada Soccer General Secretary each year.

2018 NOMINATION LIST - MALE FOOTBALLERS:
• Paul Fenwick – CONCACAF champion, FIFA Confederations Cup finalist, Mita Cup winner
• Carl Fletcher – FIFA Confederations Cup finalist
• Ali Gerba –2x Canada goals leader, top-3 finalist for Canadian Player of the Year, Centennial Timeline top 100
• Richard Hastings – CONCACAF champion, FIFA Confederations Cup finalist, Gold Cup all-star
• Daniel Imhof – FIFA Confederations Cup finalist, Swiss Nationalliga winner
• Ante Jazic – Croatian Cup winner, UEFA Cup participant, CIAU winner, Centennial Timeline top 100
• Mike Klukowski – CONCACAF Gold Cup all-star
• Martin Nash – CONCACAF champion, USL-1 Championship winner, Canada’s single-season record for assists
• Tomasz Radzinski – 2x Belgium Championship winner, Canadian Player of the Year, Centennial Timeline top 100
• Greg Sutton – A-League Championship winner, one-time MVP and four-time Goalkeeper of the Year

2018 NOMINATION LIST - FEMALE FOOTBALLERS:
• Melanie Booth – Olympic bronze medal, Pan American Games gold medal, Canada Games winner
• Candace Chapman – CONCACAF champion, Olympic bronze medal, 2x WPS winner, W-League winner
• Martina Franko - All-Time Canada XI, FIFA Women’s World Cup, W-League winner, Jubilee Trophy winner
• Randee Hermus – FIFA Women’s World Cup, 2x runner up for Player of the Year, Centennial Timeline top 30
• Kristina Kiss - FIFA Women’s World Cup participant, 3x CONCACAF silver medal, Jubilee Trophy winner
• Clare Rustad – Olympian, 2x CONCACAF silver medal winner, W-League winner

READ MORE ABOUT THE NOMINATED PLAYERS

The following retired players may be eligible for the Nomination List of Modern Canadian Players in future years. Players not selected for induction in 2018 will again be eligible on the Nomination List in 2019 and subsequent lists as outlined above. The Nomination List for Modern Canadian Players (with their year of eligibility) will be published on Canada Soccer Hall of Fame’s digital properties each year.

New to the Nomination List in 2019 (retired in 2014, did not play in 2015)
• Brittany Baxter (nee Timko) – Olympic bronze medal, 2x W-League winner
• Kevin McKenna – Canada captain, FIFA Confederations Cup, Centennial Timeline top 100
New to the Nomination List in 2020 (retired in 2015, did not play in 2016)
• Dwayne De Rosario – CONCACAF champion, 4x Cdn Player of the Year, 2x Canadian Championship winner
• Robyn Gayle – CONCACAF champion, Olympic bronze medal, Jubilee Trophy winner
• Karina LeBlanc – 2x CONCACAF champion, Olympic bronze medal, NWSL winner
• Carmelina Moscato – CONCACAF champion, Olympic bronze medal, W-League winner
• Emily Zurrer – CONCACAF champion, Olympic bronze medal
New to the Nomination List in 2021 (retired in 2016, did not play in 2017)
• Julian de Guzman – 1x Canadian Player of the Year, 3x Canadian Championship winner, Canada captain
• Lars Hirschfeld – Canadian, Romanian and Norwegian winner, 1x CONCACAF Top Goalkeeper
• Kaylyn Kyle – CONCACAF champion, Olympic bronze medal
New to the Nomination List in 2022 (retired in 2017)
• Josée Bélanger – CONCACAF champion, Olympic bronze medal, Sweden Damallsvenskan winner
• Patrice Bernier – 2x Canadian Championship winner, 2x Danish Cup winner, Centennial Timeline top 100
• Marie-Eve Nault – CONCACAF champion, 2x Olympic bronze medal
• Melissa Tancredi – CONCACAF champion, 2x Olympic bronze medal
• Rhian Wilkinson – CONCACAF champion, 2x Olympic bronze medal, Norway Toppserien winner

Beyond 2021, Canadian Para Soccer players who have participated at the international level may also be considered for nomination, so long as they competed at the international level for a minimum of 10 years and that they have been retired for a minimum of five years.

VOTING FOR MODERN CANADIAN PLAYERS

The Voting Group for Modern Canadian Players will consist of 15-23 voters. With the exception of honoured members of the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame and the Chair of the Hall of Fame committee, any person currently or recently appointed to another Canada Soccer committee within the last three years is not eligible to vote on Modern Canadian Players.

The Voting Group will include
• 1 Chair of the Hall of Fame Committee
• 4-6 alumni Men’s National Team
• 4-6 alumni Women’s National Team
• 2 retired International Referees (one male, one female)
• 1 active Men’s National Team (1 non-Technical)
• 1 active Women’s National Team (1 non-Technical)
• 6 media (mix, all from different outlets including news agency and TV/radio)

From each year’s nomination list, an eligible voter can select up to three male players and up to three female players.

Male Footballers
• 5 points for 1st place vote (male footballers)
• 3 points for 2nd place vote (male footballers)
• 1 point for 3rd place vote (male footballers)
Female Footballers
• 5 points for 1st place vote (female footballers)
• 3 points for 2nd place vote (female footballers)
• 1 point for 3rd place vote (female footballers)
Each blank or non-vote will be counted against the overall totals (five points, three points, one point)

From the collected votes, only two Modern Canadian Players will be selected for induction each year: one former male player and one former female player. Beyond 2021 in special cases but not every year, a third player (either male or female) can be inducted, only as recommended and approved by the Canada Soccer General Secretary in advance of the voting period.

The above voting structure has been established for the period of 2018 to 2020 after which the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame committee will review and may suggest changes to the voting structure. 

  


2018 NOMINATION LIST

PAUL FENWICK

FIFA Confederations Cup with Canada at Korea/Japan 2001... CONCACAF champion with Canada at the 2000 Gold Cup... in all, four editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup... three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 33 international "A" appearances from 1993 to 2003 as a centre back... club career in Canada, England, and Scotland, including appearances in UEFA Cup... reached the 2001 Scottish Cup with Hibernian FC... Canadian Soccer League playoff champion with Winnipeg Fury in 1992... CIAU Championship silver medal with McMaster University in 1991... CCAA winner with Mohawk College... honoured member of the St. Catharines Hall of Fame... more Paul Fenwick Profile & Images.

CARL FLETCHER

FIFA Confederations Cup with Canada at Korea/Japan 2001... three editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, including a semi-final finish in 2002... missed the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup through injury... three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 40 international "A" appearances from 1991 to 2003 as a centre back... club career in Canada and USA... A-League Championship winner with Rochester Rhinos in 2001... Canadian Soccer League all-star defender in 1992... FIFA U-16 World Tournament participant at Canada 1987... more Carl Fletcher Profile & Images.

ALI GERBA

Semi-final finish with Canada at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup... in all, four editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup... set Canada record with six career CONCACAF Gold Cup goals (since tied)... one cycle of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... twice led Canada in goals scored (2008 and 2009)... career 31 international "A" appearances from 2005 to 2011 as a forward (he scored 15 goals and two assists)... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 100 Male Footballers... club career in Canada, USA, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, and England, including appearances in CONCACAF Champions League... three-time Québec Soccer Professional Player of the Year... runner-up at U-19 Cup with Riviere Des Prairies in 1998... more Ali Gerba Profile & Images.

RICHARD HASTINGS

CONCACAF champion with Canada at the 2000 Gold Cup... in all, five editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup including semi-final finishes in 2002 and 2007... CONCACAF Gold Cup all-star team in 2007 and Top Rookie in 2000... two cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... twice led Canada in minutes played (2002 and 2003)... career 59 international "A" appearances from 1998 to 2010 as a fullback... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 100 Male Footballers... scored famous golden goal against Mexico in the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-finals... club career in Scotland, Austria and Netherlands, including UEFA Cup and Champions League Qualifiers... FIFA U-20 World Cup participant at Malaysia 1997... CONCACAF youth champion in 1996... more Richard Hastings Profile & Images.

DANIEL IMHOF

FIFA Confederations Cup with Canada at Korea/Japan 2001... two editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, including a third-place finish in 2002... three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 36 international "A" appearances from 2000 to 2010 as midfielder... club career in Canada, Switzerland and Germany, including appearances in UEFA Cup and Champions League Qualifiers... Swiss Challenge League winner in 2011-12... German 2.Bundesliga winner with VfL Bochum in 2005-06... Swiss Nationalliga A winner with FC St-Gallen in 1999-2000... fourth-place finish at the Pan American Games Winnipeg 1999... silver medal with British Columbia at the 1997 Canada Games... CIAU Championship winner with the University of Victoria in 1996 (U-Sports)... more Daniel Imhof Profile & Images.

ANTE JAZIC

Semi-final finish at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup... three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... holds distinction as oldest Canadian outfield player to feature in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 35 international "A" appearances from 1998 to 2012 as a fullback... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 100 Male Footballers... club career in Canada, Croatia, Austria, Russia, and USA, including appearances in UEFA Cup and CONCACAF SuperLiga... Croatian Cup winner (Hrvatski kup) with Hajduk Split in 2000... as a teenager, silver and bronze medals with Halifax King of Donair in Canada Soccer’s National Championships... CIAU Championship winner with Dalhousie University in 1995 (U-Sports)... bronze medal with Nova Scotia at the 1993 Canada Games... more Ante Jazic Profile & Images.

MIKE KLUKOWSKI

CONCACAF Gold Cup all-star team in 2009... two editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, including a quarter-final finish in 2009... three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 36 international "A" appearances from 2003 to 2012 as a fullback and midfielder... club career in Canada, France, Belgium, Turkey and Cyprus, including appearances in UEFA Cup, Europa League and Champions League Qualifiers... Championnat de Belgique winner in 2004-05... Coupe de Belgique winner in 2003 and 2007... Cypriot First Division winner in 2012-13... FIFA U-20 World Cup participant at Argentina 2001... more Mike Klukowski Profile & Images.

MARTIN NASH

CONCACAF champion with Canada at the 2000 Gold Cup... in all, three editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup including a semi-final finish in 2007... two cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 38 international "A" appearances from 1997 to 2008 as a midfielder (with two goals and nine assists)... set Canada single season record with five assists in 2000... club career in Canada, England, and USA... two-time A-League Championship winner with Rochester Rhinos (2000, 2001)... two-time USL-1 Championship winner with Vancouver Whitecaps (2006, 2008)... Whitecaps Most Valuable Player in 2007... U-19 Cup winner with Lower Island Selects in 1993... more Martin Nash Profile & Images.

TOMASZ RADZINSKI

Canadian Player of the Year in 1998... participant at the 1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup... three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 46 international "A" appearances from 1995 to 2009 as a forward (he scored 10 goals and eight assists)... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 100 Male Footballers... club career in Canada, Belgium, England, Greece, including appearances in UEFA Cup and UEFA Champions League... two-time Championnat de Belgique winner (2000 and 2001)... Top Scorer in Belgium in 2000-01... Coupe de Belgique winner in 1997... first Canadian to reach Round of 16 in UEFA Champions League (2000-01)... more than 100 appearances in England’s Premiership with Fulham FC... as a teenager, second-place finish with North York Rockets in the Canadian Soccer League (1992)... more Tomasz Radzinski Profile & Images.

GREG SUTTON

Three editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, including a semi-final finish in 2007 and quarter-final finish in 2009... two cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 16 international "A" appearances from 2004 to 2009 as goalkeeper... club career in Canada and USA... helped Toronto FC win the 2009 Canadian Championship... one-time A-League Most Valuable Player (2004) and four-time A-League / USL-1 Goalkeeper of the Year... A-League Championship winner with Impact de Montréal in 2004... more Greg Sutton Profile & Images.

MELANIE BOOTH

Olympic bronze medal winner with Canada at London 2012... FIFA Women’s World Cup at China 2007... four CONCACAF silver medals... Pan American Games bronze (2007) and gold (2011) medals... career 65 international “A” appearances from 2002 to 2013 as a fullback (she scored one goal and four assists)... club career in Canada and USA... reached the 2010 USL W-League final with Vancouver Whitecaps... silver medal at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship... Canada Games winner with Ontario in 2001... U-18 Cup winner with Burlington Flames in 2002... U-15 Cup winner with Burlington in 1999... honoured member of the Burlington Sports Hall of Fame... more Melanie Booth Profie & Images.

CANDACE CHAPMAN

CONCACAF champion in 2010 and Olympic bronze medal winner in 2012... in all, two FIFA Women’s World Cups and two Olympic Tournaments, including a quarter-final finish in 2008... missed one FIFA Women’s World Cup through injury... along with gold in 2010, four CONCACAF silver medals from five tournaments... Pan American Games bronze (2007) and gold (2011) medals... Canada single season record with 2,026 minutes in 2008... career 114 international “A” appearances from 2002 to 2012 as a midfielder and centre back (she scored six goals and eight assists)... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 30 Female Footballers and voted to the All-Time Canada XI... club career in USA and Canada... two-time WPS Championship winner, in 2010 with FC Gold Pride and 2011 with Western New York Flash... USL W-League winner with Vancouver Whitecaps in 2006... silver medal at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship (selected a tournament all-star)... College Cup winner with the University of Notre Dame in 2004... U-19 Cup winner with Burlington Sting in 2000... more Candace Chapman Profile & Images.

MARTINA FRANKO

FIFA Women’s World Cup and Olympic Tournament participant, including a quarter-final finish at Beijing 2008... two CONCACAF silver medals... Pan American Games bronze medal at Rio 2007... twice led Canada in minutes played (2006 and 2007)... career 55 international “A” appearances from 2005 to 2009 as a centre back and forward (she scored five goals)... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 30 Female Footballers and voted to the All-Time Canada XI (as a centre back)... club career in USA and Canada... two-time USL W-League winner with Vancouver Whitecaps (2004 and 2006)... W-League All-Western Team in 2004 (as a forward)... Jubilee Trophy winner with Surrey United SC in 2006... in all, three national medals at Canada Soccer’s National Championships (with 17 goals scored)... twice Top Scorer at the Jubilee Trophy finals (2004 and 2006)... more Martina Franko Profile & Images.

RANDEE HERMUS

Fourth-place finish with Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003... in all, participated in two FIFA Women’s World Cups and one Olympic Tournament... three CONCACAF silver medals from five tournaments... Pan American Games bronze medal at Rio 2007... two-time runner up in Player of the Year voting (2004, 2005)... Canada’s leader in minutes played in 2005... career 113 international “A” appearances from 2000 to 2008 as a midfielder and centre back (she scored 12 goals and four assists)... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 30 Female Footballers... club career in Canada and Norway... two-time USL W-League winner with Vancouver Whitecaps (2004, 2006), including MVP performance at the 2004 Championship... two-time national Jubilee Trophy winner with Surrey United SC (2006, 2011)... in all, eight national medals at Canada Soccer’s National Championships (with 14 goals scored)... Canada Games winner with British Columbia in 1997.... honoured member of the Simon Fraser University Athletics Hall of Fame... more Randee Hermus Profile & Images.

KRISTINA KISS

Fourth-place finish with Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003... in all, two FIFA Women’s World Cups (2003 and 2007)... three CONCACAF silver medals from four tournaments... Pan American Games silver (2003) and bronze (2007) medals... career 75 international “A” appearances from 2000 to 2008 as a midfielder and fullback (she scored eight goals and 13 assists)... club career in Canada and Norway... Jubilee Trophy winner with Nepean United in 1999... in all, two national medals at Canada Soccer’s National Championships (with eight goals scored at two finals)... honoured member of the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame... more Kristina Kiss Profile & Images.

CLARE RUSTAD

FIFA Women’s World Cup and Olympic Tournament participant, including a quarter-final finish at Beijing 2008... two CONCACAF silver medals from three tournaments... career 45 international “A” appearances from 2005 to 2009 as a midfielder and centre back (she scored three goals and three assists)... club career in Canada... USL W-League winner with Vancouver Whitecaps in 2004... silver medal at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship... fourth-place finish with Canada at the Pan American Games Winnipeg 1999... more Clare Rustad Profile & Images.

 

FUTURE ELIGIBLES: 2019

BRITTANY BAXTER (nee TIMKO)

Olympic Games bronze medal winner at London 2012... fourth-place finish at the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003... in all, three FIFA Women’s World Cups and two Olympic Football Tournaments... five medals from five CONCACAF tournaments (four silver, one bronze)... bronze medal at the Pan American Games Rio 2007... career 132 international "A" appearances from 2002 to 2014... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 30 Female Footballers... club career in Canada, USA, Australia, Sweden, and Germany... two-time USL W-League Championship winner with Vancouver Whitecaps (2004, 2006)... Golden Boot winner at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Thailand 2004... CONCACAF youth championship in 2004... silver medal at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Canada 2002... as a teenager, BC Soccer Adult Player of the Year in 2003... more Brittany Timko Baxter Profile & Images.

KEVIN McKENNA

FIFA Confederations Cup with Canada at Korea/Japan 2001... five editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, including a third-place finish in 2002... CONCACAF Gold Cup all-star team in 2002... four cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 63 international "A" appearances from 2000 to 2012 as a centre back and forward (11 goals and three assists), including 27 matches as Canada’s captain... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 100 Male Footballers... club career in Canada, Germany and Scotland, including appearances in UEFA Cup... German 2.Bundesliga winner with FC Köln in 2013-14... more than 100 appearances in Germany’s 1.Bundesliga... bronze medal with Alberta at the 1997 Canada Games... more Kevin McKenna Profile & Images.

 

FUTURE ELIGIBLES: 2020

DWAYNE DE ROSARIO

CONCACAF champion with Canada at the 2000 Gold Cup... four-time Canadian Player of the Year... in all, five editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, including two semi-final finishes... five cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... two-time Canada leader in minutes played (2004, 2005)... career 81 international "A" appearances from 1996 to 2015 (22 goals and 13 assists)... retired as Canada’s all-time goals leader... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 100 Male Footballers and voted to the All-Time Canada XI... club career in Canada, Germany and USA, including appearances in CONCACAF Champions League... four-time MLS Cup winner with San Jose Earthquakes and Houston Dynamo, earning MVP honours twice (2001, 2007)... two-time winner of MLS Goal of the Year (2004, 2005)... two-time Canadian Championship winner with Toronto FC, earning MVP honours both times (2009, 2010)... MLS Most Valuable Player in 2011... fourth-place at the Pan American Games Winnipeg 1999... FIFA U-20 World Cup participant at Malaysia 1997... CONCACAF youth champion in 1996... more Dwayne De Rosario Profile & Images.

ROBYN GAYLE

CONCACAF champion in 2010 and Olympic Games bronze medal winner at London 2012... in all, three FIFA Women’s World Cups and two Olympic Football Tournaments... four medals from four CONCACAF tournaments (one gold, three silver)... silver (2003) and gold (2011) medals at the Pan American Games... career 81 international "A" appearances from 2006 to 2015... club career in Canada and USA... reached the USL W-League final in 2006 and 2010... USL W-League All-Eastern Team in 2006... College Cup winner with the University of North Carolina in 2006.. as a teenager, Jubilee Trophy winner with Oakville SC in 2001... Canada Games gold medal winner with Ontario in 2001... silver medal at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Canada 2002... more Robyn Gayle Profile & Images.

KARINA LeBLANC

Two-time CONCACAF champion (1998, 2010) and Olympic Games bronze medal winner (London 2012)... fourth-place finish at the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003... in all, five FIFA Women’s World Cups and two Olympic Football Tournaments... six medals from seven CONCACAF tournaments (two gold, three silver, one bronze)... two medals from three Pan American Games (gold and bronze)... runner up in Player of the Year voting in 2009... career 110 international "A" appearances from 1998 to 2015 as a goalkeeper... Canada record 47 clean sheets (including 33 shutout wins)... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 30 Female Footballers... club career in Canada and USA... NWSL Championship winner with Portland Thorns FC in 2013... reached WPS final with Los Angels Sol in 2009... USL W-League Goalkeeper of the Year in 2005... All-WUSA Second Team goalkeeper in 2003... Canada Games winner with British Columbia in 1997... more Karina LeBlanc Profile & Images.

CARMELINA MOSCATO

CONCACAF champion in 2010 and Olympic Games bronze medal winner at London 2012... fourth-place finish at the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003... in all, three FIFA Women’s World Cups and one Olympic Football Tournament... three medals from three CONCACAF tournaments (gold, silver, bronze)... career 94 international "A" appearances from 2002 to 2015... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 30 Female Footballers... club career in Canada, USA, Italy, Sweden, and Australia... USL W-League winner with Vancouver Whitecaps in 2004... Australia W-League Premiership winner with Sydney Wanderers in 2015... Canada Games winner with Ontario in 2001... silver medal at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Canada 2002 (she was named a tournament all-star)... more Carmelina Moscato Profile & Images.

EMILY ZURRER

CONCACAF champion in 2010 and Olympic Games bronze medal winner at London 2012... in all, two FIFA Women’s World Cups and two Olympic Football Tournaments... career 82 international "A" appearances from 2004 to 2015... club career in Canada, USA, Germany, and Sweden... reached the USL W-League final with Vancouver Whitecaps in 2010... Big Ten Medal of Honor in Soccer at the University of Illinois in 2009... two FIFA U-20 World Cups (2004 and 2006)... CONCACAF youth champion and tournament MVP in 2004... honoured member of the North Cowichan-Duncan Sports Wall of Fame... more Emily Zurrer Profile & Images.

 

FUTURE ELIGIBLES: 2021

JULIAN de GUZMAN

CONCACAF Gold Cup Most Valuable Player in 2007 as Canada reached the semi-final stage... in all, Canadian record six editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final finishes in 2002 and 2007... Canadian Player of the Year in 2008 and runner-up in 2007... career 89 international "A" appearances from 2002 to 2016, including 25 starts as Canada’s captain... retired as Canada’s all-time in appearances (89) and starts (84)... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 100 Male Footballers... club career in Canada, France, Germany, Spain, USA, and Greece, including appearances in UEFA Cup and CONCACAF Champions League... more than 150 appearances across Germany’s Bundesliga and Spain’s La Liga... reached semi-final stage of 2011-12 CONCACAF Championship League... three-time Canadian Championship winner with Toronto FC... NASL Fall Season winner with Ottawa Fury FC in 2015... FIFA U-20 World Cup at Argentina 2001... more Julian de Guzman Profile & Images.

LARS HIRSCHFELD

Best Goalkeeper at the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup as Canada finished in third place... in all, five editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup... three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 48 international "A" appearances from 1999 to 2015 (17 clean sheets)... retired as Canada’s all-time goals leader... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 100 Male Footballers... club career in Canada, Germany, England, Scotland, Norway, and Romania, including appearances UEFA Cup and UEFA Champions League.... posted eight clean sheets across UEFA club competitions, the most by a Canadian goalkeeper... Romanian Liga 1 winner and two-time Romanian Cup winner with CFR Cluj... Norwegian Eliteserien winner with Rosenborg BK... as a teenager, Challenge Trophy winner with Edmonton Ital Canadians SC at the 1997 National Championships... fourth-place at the Pan American Games Winnipeg 1999... bronze medal with Alberta at the 1997 Canada Games... more Lars Hirschfeld Profile & Images.

KAYLYN KYLE

CONCACAF champion in 2010 and Olympic Games bronze medal winner at London 2012... in all, two FIFA Women’s World Cups and one Olympic Football Tournament... two CONCACAF medals (gold and silver)... Pan American Games winner in 2011... career 101 international "A" appearances from 2008 to 2015... streak of 62 consecutive matches for Canada, at the time second longest ever... club career in Canada, Sweden and USA... reached the USL W-League final with Vancouver Whitecaps in 2010... two FIFA U-20 World Cups (2006, 2008)... CONCACAF youth champion in 2008... three-time Saskatchewan Soccer Senior Female Player of the Year and one-time SaskSport Athlete of the Year... more Kaylyn Kyle Profile & Images.

 

FUTURE ELIGIBLES: 2022

JOSÉE BÉLANGER

CONCACAF champion in 2010 and Olympic Games bronze medal winner at Rio 2016... FIFA Women’s World Cup at Canada 2015... two CONCACAF medals (gold and silver)... runner up in Player of the Year voting in 2015... career 57 international "A" appearances from 2004 to 2017 as a forward and fullback (seven goals and eight assists)... club career in Canada, Sweden and USA, including appearances in UEFA Champions League... Sweden Damallsvenskan winner with FC Rosengård in 2015... FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship at Thailand 2004... CONCACAF youth champion in 2004... two-time Québec Soccer Professional Player of the Year and two-time Senior Player of the Year... Sports Québec Team Sport Athlete of the Year in 2016-17... more Josée Bélanger Profile & Images.

PATRICE BERNIER

CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finalist with Canada in 2007... in all, four editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup including quarter-final finishes in 2009 and 2017... three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... twice finished third in voting for Canadian Player of the Year honours (2012, 2013)... career 56 international "A" appearances from 2003 to 2017, including three starts as Canada’s captain... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 100 Male Footballers... club career in Canada, USA, Norway, Germany, and Denmark, including appearances in UEFA Cup and CONCACAF Champions League... reached final of CONCACAF Champions League in 2014-15... two-time Canadian Championship winner as captain of Impact de Montréal... two-time Danish Cup winner (DBU Pokalen 2010, 2011)... fourth-place finish at the Pan American Games Winnipeg 1999... Jeux de la Francophonie winner with Canada in 1997... Canada Games winner with Québec in 1997... FIFA U-17 World Championship at Ecuador 1995... eight-time Québec Soccer Professional Player of the Year... honoured member of the Québec Soccer Hall of Fame... more Patrice Bernier Profile & Images.

MARIE-EVE NAULT

CONCACAF champion in 2010 and Olympic Games bronze medal winner at London 2012... two FIFA Women’s World Cups (2011, 2015)... three medals from three CONCACAF tournaments (gold, silver, bronze)... career 71 international "A" appearances from 2004 to 2017, including her last match started as captain... club career in Canada, France, USA, and Sweden... reached the USL W-League final in 2006 and 2008... USL W-League All-League Team defender in 2008... Top Scorer of the CCAA Championship in 1999... national bronze medal at the U-17 Cup with CS Francheville in 1998... Québec Soccer Professional Player of the Year in 2014... more Marie-Eve Nault Profile & Images.

MELISSA TANCREDI

CONCACAF champion (2010) and two-time Olympic Games bronze medal winner (2012 and 2016)... in all, three FIFA Women’s World Cups and three FIFA Olympic Tournaments... six medals from six CONCACAF tournaments (one gold, four silver, one bronze)... twice finished third in voting for Canadian Player of the Year honours (2008 and 2010)... third best goalscorer at London 2012... career 125 international "A" appearances from 2004 to 2017 (27 goals and 20 assists)... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 30 Female Footballers... scored winning goal that clinched Canada’s first-ever berth to the Olympic Games in 2008... club career in Canada, USA, and Sweden... W-League All-League Team midfielder in 2005... U-19 Cup winner with Burlington Sting in 1999... Golden Horseshoe Athlete of the Year in 2012... more Melissa Tancredi Profile & Images.

RHIAN WILKINSON

CONCACAF champion (2010) and two-time Olympic Games bronze medal winner (2012 and 2016)... fourth-place finish at the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003... in all, four FIFA Women’s World Cups and three FIFA Olympic Tournaments... six medals from six CONCACAF tournaments (one gold, four silver, one bronze)... three Pan American Games medals (gold, silver, bronze)... twice finished third in voting for Canadian Player of the Year honours (2006, 2007)... career 181 international "A" appearances from 2003 to 2017 (seven goals and 23 assists)... retired ranked third in Canada matches, starts, and minutes played... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 30 Female Footballers and voted to the All-Time Canada XI... club career in Canada, USA, and Norway... Norwegian Toppserien winner with LSK Kvinner Fotballklubb in 2012... reached the Norway Cup final in 2009... reached the USL W-League final in 2006... national silver medal at the U-15 Cup with Lac St-Louis in 1996... six-time Québec Soccer Professional or Senior Player of the Year... honoured member of the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteer Hall of Fame... more Rhian Wilkinson Profile & Images.

Proud partners of Canada Soccer