Thursday, May 17, 2007


With Dale Mitchell officially announced as the new Canadian Men's National Team coach today, a preliminary roster was submitted to CONCACAF for the upcoming Gold Cup. Interim Coach Stephen Hart, who was announced as the team Canada Assistant Men's coach today, will lead Canada at the tournament. This is only a preliminary roster, changes can be expected as the tournament approaches. A couple of notable absences include keeper Greg Sutton from Toronto FC, Tomasz Radzinski formerly of Fulham in the Premiership, and Paul Stalteri of Tottenham Hotspurs.

Patrice Bernier MD Tromso FC/SWE
Adam Braz DF Toronto FC
Jim Brennan MD Toronto FC
Julian DeGuzman MD Deportivo La Coruna/ESP
Dwayne DeRosario AT Houston Dynamo/USA
Robert Friend AT FC Heerenveen/NED
Ali Gerba DF FC Gothenborg/SWE
Gabriel Gervais DF Montreal Impact
Sandro Grande MD Viking Stavanger
Andrew Hainault DF Said Most FC/CZE
Kevin Harmse MD Los Angeles Galaxy/USA
Lars Hirschfeld GK Rosenborg/NOR
Iain Hume MD Leicester City/ENG
Atiba Hutchinson MD FC Copenhagen/DEN
Daniel Imhof MD Bochum/GER
Ante Jazic MD Los Angeles Galaxy/USA
Mike Klukowski MD FC Brugge/BEL
Kevin McKenna AT Energie Cottus/GER
Issey Nakajima-Farran MD FC Vejle Bodklub/DEN
Martin Nash MD Vancouver Whitecaps
Olivier Occean AT Lillestrom/NOR
Chris Pozniak DF Toronto FC
Josh Wagenaar GK ADO Den Haag/NED
TD: Stephen Hart


Anonymous said...

Very surprised that Sutton, Radzinski and Stalteri weren't called up.

Perhaps someone can speak to Canadian Tamandani Nsaliwa who just today signed a big contract with AEK Athens.

AEK is Champions League bound and there is talk they are adding Rivaldo to an already solid roster. They beat AC Milan earlier this year 1-0 in Athens before over 70,000 fans.

I'm not certain how good Nsaliwa is, but he is going to a solid club on a 400,000 Euros transfer and a 300,000 Euro salary. That's more than any TFC player is earning.

Anonymous said...

that website just chopped off the last part of the alphabet from a larger list the US submitted. So those guys may have been on a 30+ man Canadian list and the website just kept their names off. Seems to be the trend for many of the nations.


(1) Sutton & Stalteri were added today. That is very good news for Tam.

(2) Yeah sounds like it was a list of potential candidates up for slection. I noticed the site added several players today including Stalteri & Sutton.