OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Alphonso Davies. Jonathan David and Atiba Hutchinson are returning to Canada’s national team for World Cup qualifying after lacking the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Looking out for its first World Cup berth since 1986, Canada is in the final round of qualifying for the first time for the reason that leadup to the 1998 match.
Hutchinson and David contain been left off Canada’s Gold Cup roster earlier to European preseasons, and Davies was sidelined by an ankle inury. All three contain been on the roster launched Thursday.
Toronto forward Ayo Akinola will scoot away out the qualifiers after tearing an ACL at some stage in a 1-0 loss to the US on the Gold Cup.
Canada opens Sept. 2 in opposition to Honduras in Toronto, performs the U.S. three days later at Nashville, Tennessee. and hosts El Salvador on Sept. 8 in Toronto.
Goalkeepers: Milan Borjan (Red Vital person Belgrade, Serbia), Maxime Crépeau (Vancouver), James Pantemis (Montreal)
Defenders: Samuel Adekugbe (Hatayspor, Turkey), Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich, Germany), Alistair Johnston (Nashville, U.S.), Doneil Henry (Suwon, South Korea), Scott Kennedy (Regensburg, Germany), Richie Laryea (Toronto), Kamal Miller (Montréal), Steven Vitória (Moreirense, Portugal)
Midfielders: Stephen Eustáquio (Paços de Ferreira, Portugal), Liam Fraser (Toronto), Atiba Hutchinson (Besiktas, Turkey), Imprint-Anthony Kaye (Colorado, U.S.), Jonathan Osorio(Toronto) Samuel Piette (Montréal), David Wotherspoon (Scotland)
Forwards: Tajon Buchanan (Fresh England, U.S.), Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver), Jonathan David (Lille, France), Junior Hoilett (Studying, England), Cyle Larin (Besiktas, Turkey)
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