Lefèvre & Canadian national team to face Scotland on March 22
MONTREAL – Defender Wandrille Lefèvre has been selected by the Canadian national team to take part in a training camp from March 19 to 23, including a friendly game against Scotland on March 22 at Easter Road Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland. Goalkeeper Maxime Crépeau and midfielder Louis Béland-Goyette have also been called up by the Canadian U23 national team to take part in a training camp and in two friendly games, against Uzbekistan on March 25 and Qatar on March 28.
Lefèvre invited again
Lefèvre, 27, has started three games with the Canadian national team, making his debut on October 13, 2015, in a 1-1 friendly tie against Ghana. He also faced Bermuda on January 22 in a friendly game and was called up in November 2015 for two CONCACAF fourth round qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Canada Soccer’s summer quest at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup will kick off in Montreal when the Canadian national team plays at Stade Saputo on Tuesday, June 13, against Curaçao. The international friendly match will help prepare both nations ahead of the biennial continental tournament, which starts just three weeks later.
Crépeau, Béland-Goyette with the U23 team
Crépeau, 22, has started one game with the Canadian national team, making his debut on February 5, 2016, in an international friendly against the United States. He was called up to the national team for the third and fourth rounds of 2018 World Cup qualifiers in 2015 and 2016. He has started seven games with the Canadian U23 national team in 2015: two at the Panam Games and five in the 2015 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
Béland-Goyette, 21, has played two games with the Canadian U23 national team at the Pan American Games as well as four games with the U20 at the CONCACAF U20 Championship in Montego Bay, Jamaica, in 2015.