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Nov 7, 2014

Tesho Akindele to join U.S. team for November friendlies

As the Major League Soccer campaign nears a close it is time to vote for this year's MLS Rookie of the Year, and FC Dallas' Tesho Akindele's puts his name in the ring with this great video.

F.C. Dallas forward Tesho Akindele has turned down a call up from Canada's national team, and instead will join up with the U.S. national team ahead of upcoming friendlies against Colombia and Ireland, a source confirmed to ESPN FC.

Akindele originally agreed to join Canada for their upcoming friendly against Panama, but then backed out once the U.S. expressed interest.

Tesho Akindele will join up with the U.S. team for November friendlies, sources said.

Akindele,...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
Nov 6, 2014

FC Dallas rookie Tesho Akindele declines Canada invite

As the Major League Soccer campaign nears a close it is time to vote for this year's MLS Rookie of the Year, and FC Dallas' Tesho Akindele's puts his name in the ring with this great video.

FC Dallas rookie Tesho Akindele declined an invitation to join the Canada national team for their training camp next week.

Canada confirmed Akindele's decision as they announced their squad to face Panama in a friendly on Nov. 18.

Akindele, 22, was born in Canada but grew up in Colorado and played Division II college soccer for Colorado School of Mines. He has yet to appear for either the Canadian or American national teams, though he did play in a friendly for the Canada under-17 national team as...

By ESPN Staff
Aug 8, 2014

Highlights: Canada 3-2 Finland

Nichelle Prince scored a late winner for Canada in their Group A match against Finland.

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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
Jan 24, 2014

Canada lining up World Cup 2026 bid

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke admits there will still be issues leading up to the World Cup in Brazil.

The Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) has talked up plans to put forward a bid to host the World Cup in 2026.

World Cup Daily: Friday

The North American nation, who are ranked 111th in the world, have only ever participated in one World Cup -- back in 1986 in Mexico.

And CSA president Victor Montagliani feels it is now time to put Canada on the footballing map by launching a bid for the 2026 edition of the competition.

''We're the only G8 nation to...

By ESPN Staff
Jan 29, 2013

Canada puts USMNT under the microscope

Glenn Davis, Alexis Lalas and Taylor Twellman discuss the questionable performance of the U.S. Men's National Team against Canada.

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