Making the cut: List of trialists in Halifax to advance to Day 2 of the Open Trials

Day 1 of the Canadian Premier League’s #GotGame Open Trials in Halifax has come to an end, with HFX Wanderers FC head coach Stephen Hart pleased with the turnout from the Maritime Region, and fellow head coaches Rob Gale of Valour FC, Tommy Wheeldon Jr. of Cavalry FC and FC Edmonton’s Jeff Paulus admitting that a handful of players have caught their eye.

Who might those players be? A little fewer than half of the players from Day 1 have been invited to return for the second day of trials to show their skills in 11-v-11 situations. Here’s a list of players who have made it to Day 2 of the Open Trials in Halifax:

First Name Last Name Playing Position
Damon Doncaster Goalkeeper
Jacob Dyer Goalkeeper
Lucas Soares Costa e Sá Defender
Daniel Whyte Defender
Jonathan Hammond Defender
Aaron Hooper Defender
Andrew Currie Defender
Kaveh Wornell Defender
Rory Kennedy Defender
Kouame Ouattara Defender
Eric Whelan Defender
Pawel Gorski Defender
Felix Ndayitwayeko Defender
Olivier Love Midfielder
Luke Berryman Midfielder
Dylan Andrade Midfielder
Kyle Andrade Midfielder
Brandon Barakat Midfielder
Yianni Trihopoylos Midfielder
Ben Kloppenburg Midfielder
Sergio Kahil Midfielder
Navid Rahman Midfielder
Adel Rahman Midfielder
Jamal Brarou Midfielder
Bourama Simpara Midfielder
Ayodeji Animashaun Midfielder
Hamadoun Issabre Midfielder
Cameron Lewis Midfielder
Colton Kaizer Midfielder
Eberechi Okwuwolu Midfielder
Walid Kabil Midfielder
Kiril Dimitrov Midfielder
Peter James Wingo-Sancho Midfielder
Obaid Hedayat Midfielder
Alex Tougher Midfielder
Derek Gaudet Midfielder
Sam Karklins Midfielder
Othman Taher Midfielder
Pan Fieno Midfielder
Micah Wohlgeschaffen Forward
Tyler Kirby Forward
Richard Parkinson Forward
Sidney Doucette Forward
Jauntai Roberts Forward
Ivan Baratynskyy Forward
James Spence Forward
Suliman Elomrani Forward
Joseph Beeley Forward
Hamzeh Afani Forward
Mykeo Parker-Christmas Forward

In the video (above),’s Managing Editor Kurt Larson recaps Day 1 of the #GotGame Open Trials in Halifax with lead coach Alex Bunbury, who shared his thoughts on the events of the opening day and what trialists can expect on Friday. You can follow Kurt throughout the trials by adding “CPLsoccer” on Snapchat.

The CPL’s #GotGame trials continue in Halifax on Friday before making stops in Montreal (Sept. 27-28), Hamilton (Oct. 1-2), Toronto (Oct. 11-12), Winnipeg (Oct. 18-19), Calgary (Oct. 25-26) and Vancouver Island (Nov. 5-6). Think you’ve #GotGame? Register at