Daniel Haber gets the call to Canada’s national team

Daniel Haber

Daniel Haber

Striker Daniel Haber will get his chance for his first international cap.

Haber has been added to the Canadian roster ahead of May 28′s friendly against Costa Rica at Commonwealth Stadium. Haber has made his way from Israel to the Alberta capital and is expected to be present for most if not all of the four-day camp.

San Jose Earthquakes defender Nana Attakora had to drop out of the squad due to a concussion.

Haber had two goals for Maccabi Haifa — in just 81 minutes of total time on the pitch — after he made the decision to forego his final year of eligibility at Cornell University and go pro. He signed with Maccabi Haifa during the January transfer window.

“We took him because he was available; we saw that he had scored a couple of goals recently, I think that was through you (The 11),” said national-team coach Colin Miller.

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About Steven Sandor

I'm currently the colour commentator for FC Edmonton broadcasts on Sportsnet, NASL.com and TEAM 1260. I've covered the Toronto FC beat for four years, worked for the Edmonton Aviators of the USL for a season, covered the Edmonton Drillers of the NPSL and started covering Canadian World Cup qualifiers in 1996. I've covered the CONCACAF Champions League and the U-20 World Cup. I'm passionate about soccer in North America.