We’re back with another packed episode of the AFTN Soccer Show for your listening pleasure, with more Vancouver Whitecaps, Major League Soccer, and Canadian national team chat.
It’s official! Canada have done it and are heading back to the World Cup for the first time since 1986. It was a historic day in Toronto and our man on the ground Zach shares the experience with us as we chat about qualifying for Qatar, what John Herdman has meant to this team, the rise of Canadian soccer, and a lot more. Plus we hear the thoughts of Atiba Hutchinson on just how good this Golden Generation of young Canadian talent can be.
Turning our attention back to the club game, our feature interview this week is with WFC2 head coach Nick Dasovic. We chat about the team being back and what it means for the club, the new MLS Next Pro league, developing young talent, and lots more.
We also chat with new North Texas head coach Pa Modou Kah about the new league, leaving CPL champs Pacific FC for a new challenge with a MLS2 team, and how he’s grown as a coach during his time on the island.
Plus we chat with Vanni Sartini about what the Whitecaps need to work on during this international break and how they can turn their fortunes around, and we look ahead to the ‘Caps game with Sporting KC this coming weekend.
Here’s the rundown for the main segments from the episode:
01.32: Canada are going back to the World Cup
44.43: Nick Dasovic interview
74.38: WFC2 chat and thoughts of Vanni Sartini
82.33: Pa Modou Kah interview and MLS Next Pro chat
103.14: Vanni Sartini interview
108.30: Whitecaps chat and a look ahead to SKC
115.14: Wavelength – Scotland 1986 World Cup Squad – Big Trip To Mexico
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