Canada Soccer calls players to National Futsal camp

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National Futsal Team soccer

Canada Soccer has called a pool of 28 players to the National Futsal Team’s evaluation camp in Vaughan, Ontario. Coach Kyt Selaidopoulos will have charge of the three-day camp that runs 18-20 March in preparation for the upcoming 2016 CONCACAF Futsal Championship.

Coach Selaidopoulos will use the upcoming camp to select a final group of players for the international matches in May. Coach Selaidopoulos has had the chance to observe these players with the clubs, including recent provincial and league competitions on the road to the 2016 Futsal Canadian Championship.

“These are exciting times in the coming days and weeks on the road to the CONCACAF Futsal Championship,” said Selaidopoulos. “From what we have seen over the past few weeks, the talent we have in Canada is very encouraging and promising.”

Canada will actually learn their international road map this Wednesday 16 March through the Official Draw for the CONCACAF Futsal Championship. The draw will determine Canada’s opponents on the road to the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016. CONCACAF’s Official Draw will be streamed live on CONCACAF.com starting at 12.30 local (14.30 ET / 11.30 PT) from the Hotel Barceló San José Palacio.

“We have selected a big pool of players, so it will be important to select profile players that believe in our program and are ready to commit to the task.”

Canada will face USA in a two-match play-in series on 4 and 5 May in San José, Costa Rica. The winner then advances to the eight-nation 2016 CONCACAF Futsal Championship, which runs 8-14 May at the BN Arena. The FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 runs 10 September to 1 October.

GK- Luigi Caruso | CAN / Toronto Idolo Futsal
GK- Vincent Cournoyer | CAN / Royal Sélect de Beauport
GK- Joshua Lemos | CAN / Toronto United Futsal
Harry Ahumada | CAN / Toronto United Futsal
Nazim Belguendouz | CAN / FC Grenadiers
Ian Bennett | USA / Milwaukee Wave
Nicolas Bertrand | CAN / FC Sparte
Daniel Chamale | CAN / Futsal Club Toronto
Hector Contreras | CAN / Outlaws FC
Kevin Correa | CAN / Futsal Club Toronto
Bryan DaCruz | CAN / Barrie Futsal Club
Matias Dimarco | CAN / Toronto Idolo Futsal
Roberto Galle |
Damian Graham | CAN / Toronto Idolo Futsal
Desmond Humphrey | CAN / Toronto United Futsal
Eduardo Juaregui | CAN / Futsal Club Toronto
Maxime Leconte | CAN / FC Sparte
Chris Lemire | CAN / Edmonton Scottish
Brandon Lima | CAN / Futsal Club Toronto
Frederico Moojen | USA / St. Louis Ambush
Marcelo Oertal | CAN / Futsal Club Toronto
Giuliano Oliviero | USA / Milwaukee Wave
Jacob Orellana | CAN / Toronto United Futsal
Joshua Paredes-Procter | CAN / Futsal Club Toronto
Aziah Reid | CAN / Futsal Club Toronto
Robert Renaud | CAN / Alibiceleste
Matthew Rios | CAN / Toronto United Futsal
Marco Rodriguez | CAN / Toronto United Futsal

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