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FIFA World Cup Canada Squad: Canada names 26-man squad to travel to Qatar, Alphonso Davies features – Check Out

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FIFA World Cup Canada Squad: FIFA World Cup: On Sunday, Canada confirmed Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies to its World Cup roster, adding to…

FIFA World Cup Canada Squad: FIFA World Cup: On Sunday, Canada confirmed Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies to its World Cup roster, putting to rest any concerns about whether the injured full-back would be fit for the tournament in Qatar. Follow FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Updates with Akashera.IN.

FIFA World Cup Canada Squad: Canada names 26-man squad to travel to Qatar, Alphonso Davies emerges amid injury concerns – Check Out

FIFA World Cup Canada Squad: Canada names 26-man squad to travel to Qatar, Alphonso Davies emerges amid injury concerns – Check Out

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FIFA World Cup Canada Squad: Canada names 26-man squad to travel to Qatar, Alphonso Davies emerges amid injury concerns – Check Out

Davies, a forward for Canada, missed the German club’s last two Bundesliga matches after suffering a hamstring injury earlier this month, tearing a muscle fiber in his right hamstring. Davies is Canada’s most visible player after appearing in 34 games and scoring 12 goals.

CF Montreal goalkeeper James Pantemis will take Crepeau’s place as Canada’s third goalkeeper, behind Milan Borjan of Red Star Belgrade and Dayne St. Clair from Minnesota United. Montreal’s Joel Waterman was also called up after making his debut for Canada against Bahrain. Vancouver Whitecaps centre-back Derek Cornelius, who began his career on loan at Greek First Division club Panetolikos, completes the defensive adjustments.

CF Montreal sends the most Canadian players to the World Cup with six. Pantemis will be joined on the Canadian MLS team by Alistair Johnston, Kamal Miller, Joel Waterman, Samuel PIette and Ismael Kone.

FIFA World Cup Canada Squad: Canada names 26-man squad to travel to Qatar, Alphonso Davies emerges amid injury concerns – Check Out

Canada was the very first CONCACAF country to secure a spot in this year’s World Cup, competing for the first time in 36 years. Canada will also rely on Cyle Larin, who led the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers with 13 goals, four more than teammate Jonathan David, who was also selected.

Canada’s Official Squad:

Goalkeepers: James Pantemis, Milan Borjan, Dayne St Clair

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

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

Canada, 41st, will play No. 2 Belgium in its first game at the 2022 World Cup in Group F on Nov. 23, followed by No. 12 Croatia on Nov. 27 and No. 22 Morocco on Dec. 1. The squad will play one more warm-up match against Japan on Thursday.

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