De Rosario, Ricketts headline 22-man Canada roster for camp ahead of Denmark, USMNT friendlies

De Rosario, Ricketts headline 22-man Canada roster for camp ahead of Denmark, USMNT friendlies

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De Rosario, Ricketts headline 22-man Canada roster for camp ahead of Denmark, USMNT friendlies

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Canada’s latest roster might be a bit younger than usual, but it still has its share of experienced offensive weapons.

Dwayne De Rosario and Tosaint Ricketts are among the 22 players that Canada interim head coach Colin Miller has summoned for an upcoming camp that will run from Jan. 19-30 in Arizona and Texas. The Canadians will play two friendlies during the camp, first squaring off against Denmark on Jan. 26 in Tucson, AZ before battling the U.S. Men’s National Team at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, TX.

Other notable players on Canada’s roster include Valerenga goalkeeper Lars Hirschfeld, recent MLS draft pick Kyle Bekker of Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps’ Russel Teibert.

Here is the full 22-man roster:

Goalkeepers (3): Lars Hirschfeld (Valerenga), Roberto Stillo (Genoa), Simon Thomas (unattached)

Defenders (6): Ashtone Morgan (Toronto FC), Nana Attakora (FC Haka), Dejan Jakovic (D.C. United), Doneil Henry (Toronto FC), Mason Trafford (IFK Mariehamn), Andres Fresenga (Racing Club de Montevideo)

Midfielders:  Matt Stinson (Toronto FC), Evan James (unattached), Emmanuel Gomez (Club Atletico Griffa), Jonathan Beaulieu-Bourgault (unattached), Russel Teibert (Vancouver Whitecaps), Kyle Bekker (Toronto FC), Terry Dunfield (Toronto FC), Philippe Davies (Richmond Kickers), Nik Ledgerwood (Hammarby)

Forwards (4): Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United), Tosaint Ricketts (Sandnes Ulf), Frank Jonke (FF Jaro), Kyle Porter (FC Edmonton)

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What do you think of Canada’s roster? Who would you have like to seen called in that wasn’t? Do you see Canada beating Denmark? Think the U.S. team will dispose of the Canucks easily in Houston?

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