[CANADA UNDER-17 MEN] For the first time, Canada is going to the Under-17 World Cup, and the USA isn't. Canada, which finished third at the 2013 Concacaf Under-17 Championship, named 24 players who will head to the United Arab Emirates for a training camp beginning Saturday before Coach Sean Fleming must cut his squad down to 21 players. Eleven players are on MLS academies, including Eric Davies at FC Dallas.
In group play, Canada will take on Austria (Oct
19), Iran (Oct. 22) and Argentina (Oct. 25).
GOALKEEPERS: Marco Carducci (Vancouver
Whitecaps FC Residency), Christian Kaiswatum (FC Edmonton Academy), Daniel Milton (Blackpool/England)
DEFENDERS: Alex Comsia (Stade Lavallois/France),
Mathieu Laurent (Mississauga), Elias Roubos (Toronto FC Academy), Kevon Black (Toronto FC Academy), Eric Davies (FC Dallas Academy), Aron Mkungilwa (Montreal Impact Academy)
MIDFIELDERS: Hanson Boakai (FC Edmonton), Adam Bouchard (Defensor Sporting Club/Uruguay), Marco Bustos (Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency), Mikael Cantave (Union
Sportive de la Jeanne/France), Matthew Chow (Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency), Marco-Leonel Dominguez (Braves d’Ahuntsic U-16), Kianz Gonzales-Froese (Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency), Jose
Lopez (FC Edmonton Reserves), Ali Musse (WSA North Stars), Derick Sequeira (Toronto FC Academy), Nevello Yoseke (Montreal Impact Academy)
Gordon (Woodbridge Strikers), Jordan Hamilton (Toronto FC Academy), El Mehdi Ibn Brahim (Braves d’Ahuntsic)