Canada starts their FIFA U-17 World Cup campaign October 19th.
While the US failed to qualify for the U17 World Cup for the first time, several alumni of the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup are currently playing on the Canada U17 team.
CB- Mathieu Laurent (DC ’13) | CAN / Mississauga
CB- Elias Roubos (DC ’13) | CAN / Toronto FC Academy
FB- Eric Davies (DC ’10, DC ’12, DC '13) | USA / FC Dallas Academy
M- Marco Bustos (DC ’11) | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency (11’ PTSC Timber Wolves)
M- Ali Musse (DC ’11) | CAN / WSA North Stars (11’ PTSC Timber Wolves)
Eric Davies, who currently plays for the U15/16 FC Dallas Academy team, is hoping to equal the success of a former FC Dallas Acadamy player. Goalkeeper Richard Sanchez led his Mexican side to the 2011 World Cup title which was played in Mexico.
Check out these previews of the Canadian U17 team that is currently participating in the 2013 U17 World Cup being played in the Middle Eastern country of UAE.
Preview by Waking the Red
Canada is just one month away from opening their U-17 World Cup campaign against Austria
Canada opens against Austria