CANMNT Announce 2024 Copa América Roster - Canada Soccer

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Copa America

26 players ready to make Canada’s debut at the biggest men’s international football tournament in the Americas

Canada Soccer has announced the selection of 26 players who will represent Canada at the 2024 CONMEBOL Copa América ™. Canada will make its debut in the oldest active continental football competition this month. 

 Canada is set to play the reigning FIFA World Cup™ and CONMEBOL Copa América™ champions Argentina on Thursday 20 June at 20:00 ET / 17:00 PT in the debut match of the 2024 edition of the tournament at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The remaining Canada matches in Group A will see them face Peru on Tuesday 25 June at 18:00 ET / 15:00 PT in Kansas City and Chile on Saturday 29 June at 20:00ET / 17:00PT in Orlando. 

The high quality of this tournament and the teams in our group are exactly what we need as we continue our preparations for 2026. We feel strongly that this is the best group to help us be successful in Copa America. It will be a big challenge for us; however, we will take it day by day and opponent by opponent.”  – Jesse Marsch, MLS Canada Men’s National Team Head Coach 

Canada are coming off an international friendly series in Europe that saw them face FIFA-ranked #7 Netherlands and #2 France. After a 4:0 defeat to the Dutch in Rotterdam, Canada played to an impressive 0:0 draw against France in Bordeaux.  

The 48th edition of the Copa América will be co-organized by CONMEBOL and Concacaf and is set to be played in 14 stadiums across 13 cities in the United States.  

CANADA’S SQUAD  

Canada’s three goalkeepers this window will be Maxime Crépeau from Portland Timbers, Thomas McGill from Brighton & Hove Albion and Dayne St. Clair from Minnesota United FC. 

Defenders selected are: Moïse Bombito from Colorado Rapids, Derek Cornelius from Malmo FF, Alphonso Davies from Bayern Munich, Luc de Fougerolles from Fulham FC, Kyle Hiebert from St. Louis CITY SC, Alistair Johnston from Celtic FC, Richie Laryea from Toronto FC and Kamal Miller from Portland Timbers. 

Midfielders joining the group are: Ali Ahmed from Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Mathieu Choinière from CF Montréal, Stephen Eustáquio from FC Porto, Ismaël Koné from Watford FC, Jonathan Osorio from Toronto FC and Samuel Piette from CF Montréal.   

The rest of the squad will feature forwards: Theo Bair from Motherwell, Tajon Buchanan from Inter Milan, Jonathan David from LOSC Lille, Junior Hoilett from Aberdeen FC, Cyle Larin from RCD Mallorca, Liam Millar from FC Basel, Tani Oluwaseyi from Minnesota United FC, Jacen-Russell Rowe from Columbus Crew and Jacob Shaffelburg from Nashville SC.  

BROADCAST INFORMATION  â€¯ â€¯   

Both friendly matches will air LIVE and exclusively on TSN and RDS in Canada. Fans will find extended coverage across Canada Soccer’s digital channels on Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube featuring the hashtag #CANMNT.  

 CANADA 

1 – Dayne St. Clair | USA / Minnesota United FC 

2 – Alistair Johnston | SCO / Celtic FC 

3 – Luc de Fougerolles | ENG / Fulham FC 

4 – Kamal Miller | USA / Portland Timbers 

5 – Kyle Hiebert | USA / St. Louis CITY SC 

6 – Samuel Piette | CAN / CF Montréal   

7 – Stephen Eustáquio | POR / FC Porto 

8 – Ismaël Koné | ENG / Watford FC 

9 – Cyle Larin | SPA / RCD Mallorca 

10 – Jonathan David | FRA / LOSC Lille 

11 – Theo Bair | SCO / Motherwell FC 

12 – Jacen Russell-Rowe | USA / Columbus Crew 

13 – Derek Cornelius | SWE / Malmö FF 

14 – Jacob Shaffelburg | USA / Nashville SC 

15 – Moïse Bombito | USA / Colorado Rapids 

16 – Maxime Crépeau | USA / Portland Timbers 

17 – Tajon Buchanan | ITA / Inter Milan 

18 – Thomas McGill | ENG / Brighton & Hove Albion FC  

19 – Alphonso Davies | GER / Bayern Munich  

20 – Junior Hoilett | SCO / Aberdeen FC 

21 – Jonathan Osorio | CAN / Toronto FC 

22 – Richie Laryea | CAN / Toronto FC  

23 – Liam Millar | SWI / FC Basel 

24 – Mathieu Choinière | CAN / CF Montréal 

25 – Tani Oluwaseyi | USA / Minnesota United FC 

26 – Ali Ahmed | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC 

CANADA A-Z 
Player | Age | City in which they grew up | Notable Canadian youth clubs    

Ahmed, Ali | 23 | Toronto, ON | North Toronto SC 

Bair, Theo | 24 | Ottawa, ON, CAN | Ottawa Royals 

Bombito, Moïse | 24 | Montréal, QC, CAN | Cs Saint-Laurent 

Buchanan, Tajon | 25 | Brampton, ON, CAN | Brampton YSC 

Choinière, Mathieu | 25 | St-Alexandre, QC, CAN | AS Haut-Richelieu 

Cornelius, Derek | 26 | Ajax, ON, CAN | Ajax SC 

Crépeau, Maxime | 30 | Candiac, QC, CAN | Ligue de soccer pour enfants de Candiac 

David, Jonathan | 24 | Ottawa, ON, CAN | Ottawa Gloucester Dragons 

Davies, Alphonso | 23 | Edmonton, AB, CAN | Edmonton Inter 

de Fougerolles, Luc | 18 | London, ENG | Battersea Bedhead 

Eustáquio, Stephen | 27 | Leamington, ON, CAN & Nazaré, POR | Leamington MS 

Hiebert, Kyle | 26 | La Salle, MB, CAN | Linden Woods 

Hoilett, David Junior | 34 | Brampton, ON, CAN | Brampton YSC 

Johnston, Alistair | 25 | Aurora, ON, CAN | Lakeshore SC 

Koné, Ismaël | 22 | Montréal, QC, CAN | AS Notre-Dame-de-Grâce 

Larin, Cyle | 29 | Brampton, ON, CAN | Brampton YSC 

Laryea, Richie | 29 | Toronto, ON, CAN | Club Uruguay Toronto 

McGill, Tom | 24 | Brighton and Hove, ENG | Brighton & Hove Albion 

Millar, Liam | 24 | Brampton, ON, CAN | Brampton YSC 

Miller, Kamal | 27 | Scarborough, ON, CAN | Scarborough Malvern SC 

Oluwaseyi, Tani | 24 | Mississauga, ON, CAN | GPS Academy 

Osorio, Jonathan | 32 | Brampton, ON, CAN | Toronto Futsal League 

Piette, Samuel | 29 | Le Gardeur, QC, CAN | Lionceaux de le Gardeur 

Russell-Rowe, Jacen | 21 | Brampton, ON, CAN | Brampton YSC 

Shaffelburg, Jacob | 24 | Port Williams, NS, CAN | Valley United SC 

St. Clair, Dayne | 27 | Pickering, ON, CAN | Ephinay Church Soccer League 

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