Alphonso Davies named Men’s National Team Captain

Stephen Eustáquio selected as vice-captain

Jesse Marsch has announced Alphonso Davies and Stephen Eustàquio as his captain and vice-captain, respectively. ​ 

“Alphonso is a young and experienced professional who has all the tools to be an excellent captain. He has been in the spotlight from a young age and handled it very well, I know that he is up to the challenge of taking on a more expanded role with more responsibility. Stephen is also a great leader who has already formed a partnership with Alphonso, along with the leadership council, that will lead us into a home FIFA World Cup in 2026.” ​

- Jesse Marsch, MLS Canada Men’s National Team Head Coach 

Davies, the four-time Canada Soccer Player of the Year, was announced as the next CANMNT captain today at training. The new captain has amassed 47 senior international appearances at just 23 years of age and holds many Men’s National Team records such as youngest player to debut and score for Canada. 

Eustàquio was also named vice-captain. The FC Porto midfielder has featured 37 times for Canada’s senior team and was the most recent Canada Soccer Player of the Year. 

John Lobban

Men’s National Team Program Communications Manager | Responsable des communications de l'équipe nationale masculine, Canada Soccer

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