'Caps selected for international duty

Six Whitecaps FC players called up to U-20 men's national team

The Canadian Soccer Association announced today that six Vancouver Whitecaps FC players have been selected for an 11-day camp with Canada's U-20 men's national team. The camp will run from from November 20 to 30 in the United States and Costa Rica. The six selections for Whitecaps FC are the most from one club on the roster.

Head coach Nick Dasovic has called up Whitecaps FC midfielder Bryce Alderson and striker Caleb Clarke. The pair are joined by three Whitecaps FC Residency graduates in goalkeeper Callum Irving, defender Daniel Stanese, and midfielder Ben Fisk, as well as current U-18 Residency striker Yassin Essa.

Alderson, Clarke, and Fisk were last called up to the U-20 national team to participate in the Marbella Cup in Spain last month. Essa, Irving, and Stanese were previously called up by Dasovic for a July camp in Mexico.

Selected players were called in from professional clubs and academies in six different countries. Canada's top four professional clubs - Vancouver Whitecaps, FC Edmonton, Toronto FC and Impact Montréal - are all represented.

CANADA
GK- Maxime Crépeau | CAN / Académie Impact Montréal
GK- Nathan Ingham |
GK- Callum Irving | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency
CB- Ismaïl Benomar | CAN / Académie Impact Montréal
CB- Doneil Henry | CAN / Toronto FC
CB- Daniel Stanese | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency
FB- Jon Dollery | ENG / Crawley Town FC
FB- Marco Lapenna | GER / FC Erzgebirge Aue
FB- Allan Zebie | CAN / Edmonton FC Reserve
M- Mauro Eustáquio | POR / Sporting Clube de Pombal
M- Patryk Misik | POL / WKS Slask Wroclaw
M- Zakaria Messoudi | CAN / Académie Impact Montréal
M- Ben Fisk | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency
M- Patrick Majcher | POL / WKS Slask Wroclaw
M- Samuel Piette | GER / Fortuna Düsseldorf
M- Michael Krzeminski | POL / WKS Slask Wroclaw
M - Bryce Alderson | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
M- Alessandro Riggi | ESP / Celta de Vigo
F- Caleb Clarke | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
F- Yassin Essa | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency

F- Stefan Vukovic | Unattached / sans club