Canada announce 2022 World Cup squad, Alphonso Davies joins


Canadian national team announced the team for World Cup 2022. They can breathe a sigh of relief because of the main star Alphonse Davies to follow.

Davies was threatened with failure in Qatar after sustaining a hamstring injury earlier this month. As a result, Davies had to miss Bayern’s last two matches in the Bundesliga.

In the process, the selection of Davies went well and he could also be part of the Canadian workforce for the 2022 World Cup. However, it is not yet known if the holder of 12 goals in 34 selections will be able to play as soon as the first day. or not.

An injury storm has indeed hit Canada in preparation for the 2022 World Cup. They have already lost defender Scott Kennedy to a shoulder injury and goalkeeper Maxim Crepeau to a broken bone in MLS Cup final.

Canada also brought their star striker who played for Lille Jonathan David who has scored 22 goals in 34 appearances, as well as their top scorer in 2022 World Cup qualifying with 13 goals, Cyle Larin, who plays for the Club. from Brugge.

The oldest player, Atiba Hutchinson, who is 39, will captain the team. The man who plays at Besiktas has 97 caps and nine goals.

Canada, taking part in the World Cup for the first time since 1986, are joined in Group G along with Belgium, Croatia and Morocco. The first match for John Herdman’s side will face Belgium on November 23.

Canada National Team Team

Goalkeepers: James Pantemis, Milan Borjan, Dayne St. Claire

Defenders: Samuel Adekugbe, Joel Waterman, Alistair Johnston, Richie Laryea, Kamal Miller, Steven Vitoria, Derek Cornelius

Midfielders: Liam Fraser, Ismael Kone, Mark-Anthony Kaye, David Wotherspoon, Jonathan Osorio, Atiba Hutchinson, Stephen Eustaquio, Samuel Piette

Forwards: Tajon Buchanan, Liam Millar, Lucas Cavallini, Ike Ugbo, Junior Hoilett, Jonathan David, Cyle Larin, Alphonso Davies


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