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Tajon Buchanan named to Canada National Team

Buchanan will look to earn first cap in upcoming World Cup Qualifiers.

Canada v El Salvador - 2020 Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Photo by Cesar Gomez/Jam Media/Getty Images

Revs fans rejoiced Saturday morning as midfielder Tajon Buchanan was named to the Canadian National Team as Team Canada prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

Buchanan will be looking to earn his first cap with the Canadian National Team after a string of successful appearances for the U-23 team during CONCACAF Olympic Qualifiers in March. Buchanan would start in all four matches where he amounted two goals over 353 minutes.

The 2020 Canadian Youth International Player of the Year also spent some time with the first team during January camps.

Canada enters upcoming World Cup Qualifiers leading Group B with a record of 2-0-0 and an impressive goal differential of 15. Team Canada will begin FIFA World Cup Qualifiers on June 5th as they take on Aruba at 8 PM EST. Action resumes on June 8th as they take on Suriname at 9:05 PM EST.

Since being selected with the ninth overall pick in the 2019 SuperDraft, Buchanan has continually grown and crafted his skills which has allowed him to become a factor in the Revolution’s offense. Buchanan has made a total of 40 appearances for the Revs with 20 starts to his name. Over 1,800 minutes, Buchanan has amounted three goals and five assists.