Matchday Notes - August 2, 2021 HFX vs ATO
HFX Wanderers FC vs Atletico Ottawa
Monday, August 2, 2021
Kick off @ 2 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. AT
Wanderers Grounds, Halifax NS
Head Coach: Stephen Hart | Assistant Coach: Mesut Mert
The starting XI will be distributed 60 minutes prior to the start of the match.
The Wanderers hold an all-time record of 1-0-0 versus Atletico Ottawa. Their last meeting was a 2-0 win by the Wanderers in their first match-up in the Canadian Premier League.
HFX Wanderers play their first home match of the 201 season with all players healthy for selection. Jems is still away on international duty with Haiti, but will be returning to H
Andre Rampersad retains the captain's armband for the 2021 campaign.
This is Stephen Hart's third season in charge of the Wanderers and recently signed an extension for three more years with the club. He is once again joined by assistant coach Mesut Mert who, for the remainder of The Kickoff, has stepped in for Stephen as he has returned to Halifax and has undergone a minor medical procedure. Stephen Hart is recovering well and will be joining the team when teams return to the home markets.
Wanderers notes and player information links:
The Wanderers have 14 returning players from the 2020 campaign. Last year's leading scorer, Akeem Garcia, is once again joined in attack by João Morelli and supported by a solid core including the likes of Andre Rampersad, Peter Schaale and Christian Oxner.
The returning core welcomes the experience of Morey Doner, Jeremy Gagnon-Laparé and Eriks Santos to the team this season as well as the fresh faces of U SPORTS draftees Kareem Sow and Stefan Karajovanovic.
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