Canada hasn’t competed in the World Cup in 36 years. Qatar and Ecuador will play the first two World Cup games on November 20.
Following the group round, the teams who advanced will compete in the elimination phase until the title match on December 18.
Canada 2022 World Cup Squad (Final Roster)
Canada team announced their Final 26-man World Cup squad on Sunday, November 13. Which is 1 day ahead of the FIFA-imposed deadline.
Here’s the final 26-Man for Qatar World Cup 2022:
|GK||Milan Borjan||Red Star Belgrade (SRB)||35||67|
|GK||James Pantemis||CF Montreal (CAN)||25||0|
|GK||Dayne St. Clair||Minnesota United (USA)||25||2|
|DEF||Sam Adekugbe||Hatayspor (TUR)||27||33|
|DEF||Derek Cornelius||Panetolikos (GRE)||24||14|
|DEF||Alistair Johnston||CF Montreal (CAN)||24||29|
|DEF||Richie Laryea||Toronto FC (CAN)||27||33|
|DEF||Kamal Miller||CF Montreal (CAN)||25||28|
|DEF||Steven Vitoria||GD Chaves (POR)||35||34|
|DEF||Joel Waterman||CF Montreal (CAN)||26||1|
|MID||Stephen Eustaquio||FC Porto (POR)||25||22|
|MID||Liam Fraser||KMSK Deinze (BEL)||24||15|
|MID||Atiba Hutchinson||Besiktas (TUR)||39||97|
|MID||Mark-Anthony Kaye||Toronto FC (CAN)||27||37|
|MID||Ismael Kone||CF Montreal (CAN)||20||5|
|MID||Jonathan Osorio||Toronto FC (CAN)||30||56|
|MID||Samuel Piette||CF Montreal (CAN)||28||65|
|MID||David Wotherspoon||St. Johnstone (SCO)||32||10|
|FWD||Tajon Buchanan||Club Brugge (BEL)||23||25|
|FWD||Lucas Cavallini||Vancouver Whitecaps (CAN)||29||33|
|FWD||Jonathan David||LOSC Lille (FRA)||22||34|
|FWD||Alphonso Davies||Bayern Munich (GER)||22||34|
|FWD||Junior Hoilett||Reading FC (ENG)||32||49|
|FWD||Cyle Larin||Club Brugge (BEL)||27||54|
|FWD||Liam Millar||FC Basel (SWZ)||23||16|
|FWD||Ike Ugbo||Troyes (FRA)||24||8|
Also Check: FIFA World Cup Schedule for Canada
FIFA World Cup 2022 Canada Team Preview
Canada moved up two positions to No. 41 in FIFA’s final World Cup rankings. The Canadian men’s team is the fourth-ranked CONCACAF squad, after only Mexico (ranked 13), the United States (ranked 16), and Costa Rica (ranked 31).
Canada’s first World Cup opponent will be Belgium, who is currently in second position. Following Argentina are France and the United Kingdom.
Our Prediction about Canada at FIFA World Cup 2022
From September 2021 to March 2022, the Canadian men’s national team won every game in the Concacaf Final Round of FIFA World Cup Qualifying. Canada won the Concacaf championship for the third time, following victories in 1985 and 2000. On November 23, Canada will face Belgium. On November 27, they will face Croatia, and on December 1, they will face Morocco.
Canada has not played In the World Cup since 1986. By winning the Concacaf Final Round, Canada qualified for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
Canada is now a legitimate World Cup contender because to the performances of Alphonso Davies and Jonathan David.
This group is diverse enough to experiment with various ways. Alphonso Davies and Richie Laryea are free to make fantastic breakaways from the attacking zone while Alistair Johnston is in the center. While Davies plays a more attacking position, Sam Adekugbe might possibly start at left back. The opposing teams have been astounded by the team’s ability to adapt.
It’s fantastic to watch how nicely everyone gets along. John Herdman has established a squad that plays for each other and is glad to be on the national team by making the locker room a pleasant place to be. The crew is now functioning better together as a result of the downsizing.
How many players will be in Canada’s World Cup squad?
On November 23, Canada’s men’s national team will face Belgium in their opening game in Group F. It was quite excited when the final roster of 27 players was unveiled on October.
How Many Football World Cups has Canada won?
Canada has competed in the World Cup twice, in 1986 and in 2022, but has never won a game.
Canada is still developing a core of excellent football players, thus the number of tried-and-true players remains limited, despite the national team’s success.
Most of the other players let go haven’t played much when called up or haven’t played much when called up. Regardless, it is exciting to see what Canada team will do to strongly compete in the tournament.
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