Friday, June 17, 2022

History of Canadian Soccer

The red shirt is our Alphonso Davies, just sayin'.

The Guardian has published its ranking of all the teams that will participate in this year's World Cup of soccer. Canada is #16.  The tournament's top sixteen will make it out of the first round and move to the (you guessed it) Round of 16, which is sudden death, any team can win any game.

16) Canada

A little-known quantity at this level having previously qualified in 1986, Canada will fancy letting their clutch of top-class talent loose on ageing Belgium and Croatia sides in Qatar. Alphonso DaviesJonathan David and Cyle Larin are capable of troubling anyone. A dispute about prize money has caused ructions this month and John Herdman, their excellent English manager, will hope distractions are kept to a minimum.

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