Adrian Cann

Recognition For Reds

Toronto FC was well represented when the Canadian Soccer Association announced the list of nominees for its 2010 player awards today. Nana Attakora, Adrian Cann and Dwayne De Rosario have all been nominated for the Canadian Player of the Year award. Nicholas Lindsay and Ashtone Morgan are both selected in the Under 20 category and TFC Academy’s Keven Aleman is recognized in the list of U17 nominees.

Canadian media and coaches will be asked to vote for the winners in recognition of their 2010 achievements with both the national team and their respective club teams.

The winners will be announced during the week of 13-17 December.

The 2010 nominees - Canadian Players of the Year

Male Nominees from the Men’s national team

- Nana Attakora - CAN / Toronto FC - North York, ON
- Adrian Cann - CAN / Toronto FC - Thornhill, ON
- Dwayne De Rosario - CAN / Toronto FC - Scarborough, ON
- Atiba Hutchinson - NED / PSV Eindhoven - Brampton, ON
- Simeon Jackson - ENG / Norwich City FC - Mississauga, ON
- Will Johnson - USA / Real Salt Lake - Toronto, ON
- Josh Simpson - TUR / TUR / Vestel Manisaspor - Victoria, BC
- Adam Straith - GER / FC Energie Cottbus - Victoria, BC

Canadian U-20 Player of the Year

Male Nominees (born 1989 or later) from the Men’s U-20 team

- Ethan Gage - CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Cochrane, AB
- Jaineil Hoilett - GER / FSV Mainz'05 - Brampton, ON
- Julien Latendresse Lévesque - GER / FC Energie Cottbus - Chambly, QC
- Nicholas Lindsay - CAN / Toronto FC Academy - Brampton, ON
- Ashtone Morgan - CAN / Toronto FC Academy - Toronto, ON

- Russell Teibert - CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Niagara Falls, ON

Canadian U-17 Players of the Year

Male Nominees (born 1992 or later) from the BMO Financial Group - Men’s U-17 team

- Bryce Alderson - CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Kitchener, ON
- Keven Aleman - CAN / Toronto FC Academy - Brampton, ON
- Ismaïl Benomar - CAN / Académie Impact Montréal - Laval, QC
- Marco Lapenna - CAN / Académie Impact Montréal - Montréal, QC
- Matteo Pasquotti - CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Lethbridge, AB
- Samuel Piette - CAN / FC Boisbriand - Le Gardeur, QC