Three MLS players called up to Canada U-20 team for England friendly

Jordan Hamilton, Toronto FC

Canada Under-20 national team head coach Rob Gale has called up a squad ahead of the team's friendly against England in Doncaster, England on March 27.

The team features three MLS professionals -- Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper Marco Carducci and midfielder Marco Bustos, and Toronto FC forward Jordan Hamilton (pictured above) -- and several other players who play professionally on the USL level for MLS-owned teams.

The friendly against England is meant to provide the players with international experience, according to a release from the Canadian Soccer Association. The team will train for a total of eight days in England, beginning on March 21, in addition to playing the friendly.

Full Roster

GOALKEEPERS (2): Marco Carducci (Vancouver Whitecaps), James Pantemis (FC Montreal)

DEFENDERS (7): Marko Aleksic (FC Montreal), Liam Fraser (Toronto FC II), Thomas Meilleur Giguère (FC Montreal), Fikayo Tomori (Chelsea/England), Gabriel Boakye (Unattached), Kadin Chung (Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2), Marcus Godinho (Unattached)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Tristan Borges (FC Heerenveen/Netherlands), Marco Bustos (Vancouver Whitecaps), Alphonso Davies (Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2), Marco-Leonel Dominguez (FC Montreal), Duwayne Ewart (Pittsburgh Riverhounds), Shamit Shome (FC Edmonton), Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla (FC Montreal), Luca Uccello (Toronto FC II)

FORWARDS (2): Jordan Hamilton (Toronto FC), Dario Zanatta (Heart of Midlothian/Scotland)