A Forge FC Hamilton star is getting the chance to show his skill on the International stage.
Canada Soccer announced Friday that Forge FC midfielder Tristan Borges has been named to the Men’s National Team roster for a 12-day camp running January 4th to January 16th in Irvine, California including three International Friendly’s against Barbados January 7th and January 10th before facing Iceland January 15th at Orange County Great Park.
“It is a testament to his hard work over the 2019 season,” said Bobby Smyrniotis, Head Coach of Forge FC in a release on Friday. “He is a multi-dimensional player who has proven himself on both sides of the ball and has earned this opportunity with the National Team. Forge FC wishes him and the Men’s National Team all the best in their upcoming matches.”
Borges, 21, made 27 appearances for Forge FC in 2019. Borges finished first in the CPL with 13 goals, and tied for first in the league with five assists. The midfielder was also named 2019 Player of the Year, Best U-21 Canadian Player of the Year and earned the CPL’s Golden Boot.
“It is always an honour to be given the opportunity to represent your country and I am proud to get this call up.” said Tristan Borges. “I am excited to represent Forge FC at the national level and to keep promoting the CPL for the future. This wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of the CPL and Forge FC staff throughout the 2019 season.”
Source: Forge FC Hamilton