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Wolves youngster Theo Corbeanu potentially World Cup-bound as Canada qualify for first time since 1986

Canada last night sealed qualification to the World Cup in Qatar, meaning they will play at a finals for the first time since 1986.

The nation ran out 4-0 winners over Jamaica, outclassing their opponents at BMO Field. They are the first team from the CONCACAF region to qualify.

Cyle Larin and Tajon Buchanan put Canada 2-0 up at half-time. Junior Hoilett then added a third before Adrian Mariappa put through his own net.

The result meant Canada will now play at a finals for only the second time ever.

Their last appearance came in Mexico in 1986, where they finished bottom of their group.

Optimism will be high heading into Qatar, with this squad of players thought to be one of the most talented in years.

They didn’t have Alphonso Davies for the last five matches, but were still able to get the job done.

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There are plenty of other bright sparks though, including Wolves youngster Theo Corbeanu.

Corbeanu was not actually involved in last night’s memorable win over Jamaica.

But he did score against Bermuda last year as part of Canada’s qualification process.

Theo Corbeanu has to step up with MK Dons if he wants to make final Canada squad

It is fantastic to see Canada reaching the World Cup, and they could be an interesting team to watch.

It’s certainly an exciting time for young Corbeanu, who must now really step up on loan at MK Dons.

If he wants a seat on that plane, he’s going to have to show some really good form between now and the end of the season.

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It will also then be vitally important to ensure he’s in an environment where he’s playing regularly in 2022/23.

Obviously the tournament starts in November, so Corbeanu needs to be at a club which will allow him to showcase his talents if John Herdman is going to select him.