International Soccer
 
               === Canada announces roster for WC qualifiers ===
 
 Ottawa, ON (Sports Network) - Canada manager Stephen Hart announced his 18-man
 roster Thursday for two  upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers, sticking with the
 majority of the team that played in the country's recent matches.
 
 Nineteen-year-old Matt Stinson earned his first call-up to the national squad,
 and veteran midfielder Patrice Bernier was recalled following a lengthy injury
 absence, but otherwise the team remained nearly the same.
 
 Canada plays its final two games in Group D of CONCACAF qualifying against St.
 Kitts  and Nevis, with a road match on Nov. 11 and a home match Nov. 15 at BMO
 Field in Toronto.
 
 The  Canadians lead the  group with 10 points, followed by St. Kitts and Nevis
 with six points, and need just one point from the two matches to secure a spot
 in the second round of qualifying.
 
 Following is the complete Canada roster:
 
 Goalkeepers: Lars Hirschfeld (Valerenga), Kenny Stamatopoulos (AIK).
 
 Defenders:  David Edgar  (Burnley), Ante  Jazic (Chivas  USA), Mike  Klukowski
 (Manisaspor),  Nik Ledgerwood  (SV Wehen  Wiesbaden), Ashtone  Morgan (Toronto
 FC), Adam Straith (Energie).
 
 Midfielders:  Jonathan Beaulieu-Bourgault  (Prussia Munster),  Patrice Bernier
 (Lyngby),  Julian de  Guzman (Toronto FC), Will Johnson (Real Salt Lake), Josh
 Simpson (Manisaspor), Matt Stinson (Toronto FC).
 
 Forwards:  Dwayne De  Rosario (D.C.  United), Simeon  Jackson (Norwich  City),
 Olivier Occean (SpVgg Greuther Furth), Tosaint Ricketts (Timisoara).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 11/03 21:47:16 ET

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