Qatar World Cup 2022: Canada national team roster | Selected players and omissions
“The biggest difference and what got the ball rolling was the Americans being awarded the World Cup in 1994,” Bob Lenarduzzi, who represented Canada at the 1986 World Cup, told reporters.
“One of the prerequisites was that a league needed to be started. The advent of MLS has given way more opportunities for players to play.” And Belgium await in game one.
Canada’s complete roster for the 2022 World Cup
Milan Borjan Red Star Belgrade (SRB)James Pantemis CF Montreal (CAN)Dayne St. Clair Minnesota United (USA)
Sam Adekugbe Hatayspor (TUR)Derek Cornelius Panetolikos (GRE)Alistair Johnston CF Montreal (CAN)Richie Laryea Toronto FC (CAN)Kamal Miller CF Montreal (CAN)Steven Vitoria GD Chaves (POR)Joel Waterman CF Montreal (CAN)
Stephen Eustaquio FC Porto (POR)Liam Fraser KMSK Deinze (BEL)Atiba Hutchinson Besiktas (TUR)Mark-Anthony Kaye Toronto FC (CAN)Ismael Kone CF Montreal (CAN)Jonathan Osorio Toronto FC (CAN)Samuel Piette CF Montreal (CAN)David Wotherspoon St. Johnstone (SCO)
Tajon Buchanan Club Brugge (BEL)Lucas Cavallini Vancouver Whitecaps (CAN)Jonathan David LOSC Lille (FRA)Alphonso Davies Bayern Munich (GER)Junior Hoilett Reading FC (ENG)Cyle Larin Club Brugge (BEL)Liam Millar FC Basel (SWZ)Ike Ugbo Troyes (FRA)
Canada’s schedule and group in the 2022 World Cup
Group F: Belgium, Croatia, Canada, Morocco
2:00 pm ET Belgium – Canada
11:00 am ET Croatia – Canada
10:00 am ET Canada – Morocco