Ali Musse Called Up To Canada U-17 Squad

WSA Winnipeg star, Ali Musse was named to Canada’s U-17 men’s  24-player roster in preparation for the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup (below). The team trained in Sunrise, Florida from August 2-12 and in Jalisco state in Mexico from September 1-10.  The UAE (United Arab Emirates) will host the U17 World Cup competition this October and November.

“The boys are getting really excited ahead of the opportunity to play in a FIFA U-17 World Cup,” said Fleming. “The tough decisions will now have to come from the staff to decide the final roster of 21 players.” 

The Canadian team has drawn Argentina, Austria and Iran in the group stage of the competition.  Facing Austria on October 19, Iran on October 22 and finally Argentina on October 25.  All games take place in the Al Rashid Stadium in Dubai.

When asked how he felt about his selection Ali stated, “It is a great honour to be selected to Canada’s M17 squad and I will represent WSA Winnipeg and Canada to the best of my abilities.”  WSA Winnipeg head coach Eduardo Badescu added, “Ali is a top scoring threat and indeed will add to the Canadian squad’s attack.

CANADA’s Men’s U-17 Team Roster for training camp in Sunrise, FL (August 2013)

GK- Marco Carducci | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency
GK- Daniel Milton | ENG / Blackpool FC
D- Kevon Black | CAN / Toronto FC Academy
D- Alex Comsia | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency
D- Eric Davies | USA / FC Dallas Academy
D- Ian Fernandes | CAN / Toronto FC Academy
D- Mathieu Laurent | CAN / Mississauga Falcons
D- Aron Mkungilwa | CAN / Académie Impact Montréal
D- Elias Roubos | CAN / Toronto FC Academy
M- Rida Abdoulhamid | CAN / Braves d’Ahuntsic
M- Adam Bouchard | Unattached
M- Marco Bustos | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency
M- Mikaël Cantave | FRA / USJA Carquefou
M- Matthew Chow | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency
M- Marco-Leonel Dominguez | CAN / Académie Impact Montréal
M- Jordan Haynes | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency
M- José Lopez | CAN / FC Edmonton Academy
M- Ali Musse | CAN / WSA Winnipeg
M- Nevello Yoseke | CAN / Académie Impact Montréal
M/F- Hanson Boakai | CAN / FC Edmonton
F- Andrew Gordon | CAN / Woodbridge Strikers SC
F- Matt Greer | USA / Philadelphia Union Academy
F- Jordan Hamilton | CAN / Toronto FC Academy
F- El Mehdi Ibn Brahim | CAN / Braves d’Ahuntsic

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