Former VIF player selected for WC
Alphonso Davies had to be assisted off the pitch during Bayern Munich’s 3-2 win away to Hertha Berlin on November 5. Now he is in Canada’s World Cup squad.
The Canadian national team confirmed that Twitter.
Former Vlerenga defender Samuel Adekugbe was also included in the Qatar squad. The Canadian played for three and a half years for club Oslo, where he registered six assists in 95 games.
This is the WC squad:
Goalkeepers: James Pantemis (Montréal), Milan Borjan (Red Star), Dayne St. Clair (Minnesota United).
Defenders: Samuel Adekugbe (Hatayspor), Joel Waterman (Montreal), Alistair Johnston (Montreal), Richie Laryea (Toronto), Kamal Miller (Montreal), Steven Vitória (Chaves), Derek Cornelius (Panetolikos).
Midfielders: Liam Fraser (Deinze), Ismaël Koné (Montréal), Mark-Anthony Kaye (Toronto), David Wotherspoon (St. Johnstone), Jonathan Osorio (Toronto), Atiba Hutchinson (Besiktas), Stephen Eustáquio (Porto), Samuel Piette (Montreal).
Forwards: Liam Millar (Basel), Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver Whitecaps), Iké Ugbo (Troyes), Tajon Buchanan (Club Brugge), Jonathan David (Lille), Cyle Larin (Club Brugge), Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich), Junior Hoilett (Read).
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