CDN4EVR Posted May 10, 2005 Share Posted May 10, 2005 http://www.canadasoccer.com/eng/media/viewArtical.asp?Press_ID=2166 Men's Youth (U-20) Team Tuesday, May 10, 2005 Mitchell Assembles Youth Team for Camp Joshua Wagenaar Ottawa, Ontario – Men’s Youth (U-20) Team Head Coach Dale Mitchell has assembled 17-players for a camp and friendlies in New Orleans, Louisiana and Blaine, Minnesota. The team will play its first friendly of the camp against Honduras on Friday, May 13, 2005 at the Pan-American Stadium in New Orleans. Canada will then travel to Blaine to continue the camp and play a friendly on Wednesday, May 18th against the United States at the National Sports Center before concluding the camp on Saturday, May 21st. “Our recent trip to Germany got our preparations for the summer up and running, but we are looking for improvement on this trip to the United States,” said Mitchell. “Our CONCACAF rivals, who will also be in Holland in June, will provide stiff competition for our team.” Mitchell has called on 14 of the 18 players listed on the roster at the 2005 CONCACAF Qualifying Tournament in January which qualified for the FIFA World Youth Championship; Asmir Begovic (Portsmouth FC), Ryan Gyaki (Sheffield United FC), Andrew Hainault (Montreal Impact), Will Johnson (Chicago Fire), Simon Kassaye (unattached),Riley O’Neill (University of Kentucky), Brad Peetoom (Syracuse University), Jaime Peters (Ipswich Town FC), Graham Ramalho (FC Groningen), Tyler Rosenlund (UC Santa Barbara), Carlo Schiavoni (UAB), Vince Stewart (Simon Fraser University), Joshua Wagenaar (Hartwick College), Cam Wilson (Bristol City FC). Mitchell has also invited Mathew Britner of Halifax, NS who came on as a substitute in Canada’s friendly against China at the recent camp in Germany. Mitchell has also invited Franco Lalli of Woodbridge, ON and Tomasz Charowski of Duke University to the twelve-day camp. Final Preparations for the FIFA World Youth Championship Netherlands 2005 Canada will depart for Europe on Saturday, May 28, 2005 and will hold a brief camp in Lievin, France to play friendlies against Morocco on June 3rd, and another on June 5th or 6th against a team to be determined. The team will travel to Tilburg, Netherlands on June 7th to take part in the FIFA World Youth Championship Netherlands 2005. Media accreditation process for FIFA World Youth Championship Netherlands 2005 to close on Friday, May 13, 2005 at noon CET FIFA would like to remind you that the media accreditation process for the FIFA World Youth Championship Netherlands 2005 will close on Friday, May 13, 2005 at noon CET. Until then, you can still register your application on www.FIFA.com. Please click here: http://accreditation.fifa.com/accreditation/registration/DisplayRegistrationSvlt.html Successful applicants will be notified and provided with further information in due course. All applications are subject to confirmation. Confirmation will NOT be on a first-come, first-served basis. Furthermore, please be advised that international applicants are responsible for their own visas. With regard to accommodation in the Netherlands, bookings may be made through the Local Organising Committee’s Accommodation Bureau: http://www.atp.nl/fifawk2005/www/page.php For more details on the competition itself, including updated team profiles, match schedule, host country information, qualification information, previous competition results and more, please visit the official competition page on FIFA.com> Men’s & Youth> FIFA World Youth Championship. Direct link: http://www.fifa.com/en/comp/index/0,2442,WYC2005,00.html?comp=WYC&year=2005 FIFA World Youth Championship Netherlands 2005/b> The team is preparing for the upcoming FIFA World Youth Championship Netherlands 2005 where they will compete in Group E against Columbia, Italy, and Syria. Canada will play its opening match on June 12th against Syria before playing Columbia on the 15th. Canada’s final match in the group stage is against Italy on June 18th. Canada recently qualified for the tournament after dominating their group at CONCACAF qualifying with wins over Mexico, Honduras, and Jamaica; extending their CONCACAF qualifying unbeaten streak to nine games. Canada’s most recent participation in this event occurred in December 2003 when its squad had its best ever finish, losing to eventual silver medalist Spain, on a golden goal in the quarter-finals held in the United Arab Emirates. b>FIFA World Youth Championship Canada 2007 In August, Canada was awarded the FIFA World Youth Championship 2007. Montreal, Ottawa, Edmonton, Toronto, Vancouver, and Victoria will co-host the Championship The FIFA World Youth Championship Canada 2007 is a three-week long, 24-nation, and 52-match tournament featuring the best U-20 players in the world. It is the second largest event staged by FIFA after the FIFA World Cup, including such graduates as: Maradona, Saviola, Luis Figo, Rui Costa, Bebeto, and Dunga, as well as Canada’s Craig Forrest and several members of the current Men’s World Cup Team including: Julian de Guzman, Paul Stalteri, Atiba Hutchinson and Iain Hume. Last held in the CONCACAF (The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football) region of Mexico in 1983, Canada’s most recent participation in this event occurred in December 2003, when the squad had its best-ever finish, losing to eventual silver medalist Spain. Canada recently qualified for this year’s FIFA World Youth Championship Netherlands 2005 after dominating their group at CONCACAF qualifying with wins over Mexico, Honduras and Jamaica; extending their CONCACAF qualifying unbeaten streak to nine games. The Championship is proposed to take place from July 1-22, 2007. Please visit FIFA.com for more information on the FIFA Games May 13, 2005 @ 19:30 Pan-American Stadium Canada vs. Honduras May 18, 2005 @ 19:35 NSC - Blaine Canada vs. USA Camp Roster # Pos. Name Club DOB Hometown Prov 1 GK WAGENAAR, Joshua Hartwick College (NCAA) 26-Feb-85 Grimsby ON 2 D STEWART, Vince Simon Fraser University (NAIA) 21-Jan-86 Delta BC 3 D BRITNER, Mathew Brown University (NCAA) 17-Apr-85 Halifax NS 4 D HAINAULT, Andrew Montreal Impact 17-Jun-86 Hudson QC 5 D KASSAYE, Simon unattached 19-May-85 Edmonton AB 6 M SCHIAVONI, Carlo UAB (NCAA) 19-Aug-85 Lachine QC 7 M PETERS, Jaime Ipswich Town FC (England) 4-May-87 Pickering ON 8 M ROSENLUND, Tyler UC Santa Barbara (NCAA) 13-Sep-86 Port Coquitlam BC 9 M GYAKI, Ryan Sheffield United FC (England) 6-Dec-85 Calgary AB 10 F JOHNSON, Will Chicago Fire (MLS) 21-Jan-87 Woodridge IL 12 F O'NEILL, Riley University of Kentucky (NCAA) 9-Sep-85 Campbell River BC 13 F LALLI, Franco Cavese Calcio (Italy) 11-Mar-85 Woodbridge ON 14 F WILSON, Cam Bristol City FC (England) 21-Aug-86 Delta BC 15 D PEETOOM, Brad Syracuse University (NCAA) 2-Mar-86 Abbotsford BC 16 D RAMALHO, Graham FC Groningen (Netherlands) 12-Jan-86 Calgary AB 17 M CHAROWSKI, Tomasz Duke University (NCAA) 15-Oct-85 Greenville SC 22 GK BEGOVIC, Asmir Portsmouth FC (England) 20-Jun-87 Edmonton AB Staff GERHARDT, Vern Head of Delegation MITCHELL, Dale Head Coach - U20 Men DASOVIC, Nick Assistant Coach MULDOON, Kevin Equipment Manager/GK Coach TILBURY, Ted Athletic Therapist Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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