Canada FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & How To Watch Online

Canada FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & How To Watch Online: Even though Canada has qualified for the FIFA 2022 World Cup, you might be surprised to know that such a big country has qualified only once in the FIFA World Cup to date. It was in 1986, that Canada qualified for the tournament, however, got out of the group stage round. Since then they have not succeeded to qualify in the following eight world cups. So this time, the team has an opportunity to perform their best and confidently march to the knockout round.

Canada has been placed in Group F alongside Belgium, Croatia, and Morocco. It will be a tough task ahead of the Canadian squad to overcome and beat the best teams in the group matches.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Canada Squad
Canada FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad & Schedule

Captain

It is after 1986, that Team Canada will be capped by an experienced captain Atiba Hutchinson. He is a defensive midfielder who has made 265 appearances scoring 23 goals for the Turkish club. He played for Canada 97 times scoring 9 goals. We wish him all the best to hit the 100 cap mark at the upcoming 2022 Qatar World Cup.

World Cup 2022 Canada Coach

John Herdman will be the head coach for the Canada Football National team and he will be responsible to bring the best out of the squad ahead of the FIFA cup. Herdman has played a role of a coach in a couple of FIFA matches, where his experience will definitely help the team to lead at these important soccer tournaments.

Canada’s World Cup Record & Performances

It is a commendable effort by team Canada to find a spot in the qualification round after five failed qualifying attempts, winning five and drawing three of eight qualifying matches.

Canada at the 1986 World Cup lost against Hungarians with 2-0 points on day two. In their final game, they were beaten with 2-0 points by the Soviet Union which ultimately led them to exit the tournament.

Year Host Manager Stage of Elimination Top Scorer
1986 Mexico Tony Waiters Group Stage (24th) No Goalscorer

Qualified Teams for the World Cup Group F :
Belgium | Canada | Morocco | Croatia

FIFA World Cup 2022 Canada Team Squad

Bayern Munich will be the favorite to find a place in the Canadian World Cup squad. Also, the list will include experienced Junior Hoilett and 34-year-old goalkeeper Milan Borjan. Also, we can expect club football forward player Lucas Cavallini in the final 26-player players list.

Canada potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:

Goalkeeper: Dayne St. Clair (Minnesota United), Maxime Crepeau (Los Angeles), Milan Borjan (Red Star Belgrade)

Defenders : Alistair Johnston (Montreal), Sam Adekugbe (Hatayspor), Kamal Miller (Montreal), Derek Cornelius (Panetolikos), Cristian Gutierrez (Vancouver Whitecaps), Richie Laryea (Nottingham Forest), Scott Kennedy (Jahn Regensburg), Doneil Henry (Los Angeles), Steven Vitoria (Moreirense)

Midfielders : Ismael Kone (Montreal), Stephen Eustaquio (Porto), Liam Fraser (Deinze), Atiba Hutchinson (Besiktas), Mark-Anthony Kaye (Colorado Rapids), Jonathan Osorio (Toronto)

Forwards : Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver Whitecaps), Junior Hoilett (Reading), Tajon Buchanan (Club Brugge), Ike Ugbo (Troyes), Cyle Larin (Besiktas), Liam Millar (Basel), Jonathan David (Lille)

Fifa World Cup 2022 Canada Fixtures

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Wed, Nov. 23 Belgium vs. Canada 2 p.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Sun, Nov. 27 Croatia vs. Canada 11 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Thurs, Dec. 1 Canada vs. Morocco 10 a.m. Al Thumama

How to watch Fifa World Cup 2022 Online

TV channels: USA (Fox Sports, Telemundo), UK (BBC), Canada (TSN), Australia (SBS), New Zealand (SKY Sport), India (Sony Network)
Live streams: Peacock, fuboTV, DirecTV Stream, Hulu+ Live, SlingTV, YouTube TV

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