Lone Star State
Post #1
Friday June 5, 2020 8:49pm

Joined Dec 2012
Total Posts: 1,529
There was much hype around the two Canada games in November and October, mostly due to the recent success and talent from Canada. There was sense of equality from my perspective, the Canada had from the interviews I watched to the confidence from the team. Which I believe they are entitled too, they have young guys who appear to be turning world class, they have high level guys playing abroad, they have strong MLS players. There is defiantly of lack of depth in their team and history of course, but from what I've seen Canada may yet become a real force. Especially since the younger Mexico teams have struggled and upcoming talent is nonexistent. I did see depth as a real issue with this team but after reviewing Canada preliminary squad for the u23s Olympic qualifying, they may surpass Mexico sooner rather than later...

GKSebastian BrezaItaly Bologna
GKThomas Hasal, Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC
GKMatthew Nogueira Portugal Marítimo
GKJames PantemisCanada Valour FC
GKDayne St. ClairUnited States Minnesota United
DFDiyaeddine AbziCanada York9
DFZorhan BassongBelgium Cercle Brugge
DFGabriel BoakyeGermany 1. FC Köln II
DFRobert BoskovicCanada Toronto FC
DFZachary Brault-Guillard Canada Montreal Impact
DFKadin Chung Canada Pacific FC
DFDerek Cornelius Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC
DFJulian Dunn-JohnsonCanada Toronto FC
DFMarcus Godinho Germany FSV Zwickau
DFDaniel KinumbeCanada HFX Wanderers
DFThomas Meilleur-GigučreCanada Pacific FC
DFYohan Le BourhisCanada Valour FC
DFÉmile Legault Rio Grande Valley FC
DFKamal MillerOrlando City
DFTerique MohammedToronto FC
DFCallum Montgomery FC Dallas
DFRocco Romeo Toronto FC
DFFrank Sturing Netherlands NEC
DFKarifa Yao Montreal Impact
MFClément Bayiha Montreal Impact
MFTristan BorgesBelgium OH Leuven
MFMathieu ChoiničreCanada Montreal Impact
MFAidan DanielsUnited States Colorado Springs Switchbacks
MFLiam FraserCanada Toronto FC
MFPatrick Metcalfe
MFDavid Norman Jr. Inter Miami
MFNoble Okello Toronto FC
MFHarry PatonScotland Ross County
MFRyan RaposoVancouver Whitecaps FC
MFShamit ShomeMontreal Impact
MFNoah Verhoeven Pacific FC
FWTheo Bair Vancouver Whitecaps FC
FWCharles-Andreas BrymFrance Lille
FWTajon Buchanan New England Revolution
FWTerran Campbell Pacific FC
FWMalik Johnson Tampa Bay Rowdies
FWAramis KouzineDenmark Aalborg BK
FWLiam Millar Liverpool
FWJayden Nelson Toronto FC
FWEaston Ongaro FC Edmonton
FWJordan PerruzzaToronto FC
FWJacob Shaffelburg Toronto FC
FWBallou TablaMontreal Impact
FWKris TwardekRepublic of Ireland Bohemians
FWDario Zanatta Partick Thistle F.C.

A lot of these guys will probably fizzle out but some may not, the strength of a team is its back bone. Thoughts on Canada's potential and possible future main rival of the US??

Post #2
Sunday June 7, 2020 3:03pm

Joined Oct 2013
Total Posts: 3,637
I have heard Jayden Nelson is a crack. Like Davies and David, he's expected to make a real impact.

Don't forget two guys I'm going to put a ** on: Akinola and Odunze. Like Johnathan David, these guys are born in the USA. Unlike David, they played youth soccer for the USA. But it would be silly to think they haven't been contacted about switching.

Post #3
Monday June 8, 2020 7:32pm

Joined Jan 2013
Total Posts: 98
Very long list of names, most of which I have never heard of. Hopefully Canada does start to turn a corner. More good teams are needed in this region. I suspect a similar list can be developed for both the USMNT and Mexico so probably too early to say if enough of these players will be legit and thus able to be one of the top teams in the region.

Post #4
Tuesday June 9, 2020 5:09am

Joined Jun 2018
Total Posts: 558
Really unfamiliar with most the names. But if Canada improves then US will have to as well. So go Canada! But more so go USA!

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