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Victor Fung Called up by Canada for 2023 U-17 FIFA World Cup

November 2, 2023 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
Inter Miami CF News Release

Inter Miami CF Academy player Victor Fung has been called up by Canada for the upcoming 2023 U-17 FIFA World Cup. The 19th edition of the competition will take place from November 10 to December 2 in Indonesia.

24 nations from six confederations are set to compete. Teams are separated into six groups of four, with the top two teams in each group and the four best third-place finishers advancing to the knockout rounds.

Beyond the group stage which runs 10-18 November, the Round of 16 is scheduled for 20-21 November, the Quarterfinals are scheduled for 24-25 November, the Semifinals on 28 November, the Match for Third Place on 1 December, and the Final on Saturday 2 December.

Canada will compete in Group B alongside Spain, Uzbekistan and Mali.

Canada Group Stage Schedule

November 10 at 8 a.m. ET - Spain vs. Canada, Stadion Malahan

November 13 at 8 a.m. ET: Uzbekistan vs. Canada, Stadion Malahan

November 16 at 5 a.m. ET: Canada vs. Mali, Stadion Gelora Bung Tomo

Fung, 16, has previously represented Canada at the youth levels, most recently being called up by the country's U-17 side for the team's training camp and friendlies in late September and early October. Notably, he helped the team clinch their spot in the U-17 World Cup in Indonesia in the Concacaf U-17 Championships that took place earlier this year in February.

At the Club level, the defender currently represents the Academy's U-17.

Fung is among a growing list of current and former Inter Miami CF Academy players to be called up to a national team, including: Noah Allen, Nicholas Almeida, Edison Azcona, Israel Boatwright, Marco Cantalapiedra, Benjamin Cremaschi, Bryan Destin, Benjamin Donato Justin Ellis, Gabriel Florentino, Tyler Hall, Cadriano Marsh, Crstian Ortiz, Sebastian Otero, Santiago Morales, Kai Nesfield, Daniel Pinter, Adrián Rosario, David Ruiz and Felipe Valencia, among others.

For additional coverage of our team, you can follow our Academy's journey online via Twitter @InterMiamiAcad and Instagram @InterMiamiCFAcademy.

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