Canadian Men’s World Cup team head coach Holger Osieck today released the 16-man roster for the upcoming World Cup Semi-Final Round Qualifying game against Mexico at Varsity Stadium on November 15.
Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Men’s World Cup team head coach Holger Osieck today released the 16-man roster for the upcoming World Cup Semi-Final Round Qualifying game against Mexico at Varsity Stadium on November 15. Kick-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Eastern.
The squad includes five players who were not on the roster for the game against Panama on October 9. Mark Watson is back after serving a one-game suspension, while defenders Jason deVos and Tony Menezes return after sitting out the Panama game. Marc Bircham has recovered from a thigh injury which kept him out of action for six weeks while Garret Kusch returns to the World Cup team for the first time since appearing in a friendly against Trinidad and Tobago on May 27. Kusch recently scored five goals for his club team Mjallby in the Swedish First Division.
Jim FlemingttHead of delegation
Holger OsieckttHead coach
Bruce TwamleyttAssistant coach
Kevin MuldoonttEquipment Manager/Goalkeeping Coach
Gunther Hans BrunstMassage Therapist
Morgan QuarryttDirector of Communications/World Cup Team Manager
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