Canada coach John Herdman, who had talked up the uncapped Kennedy in the leadup to Tuesday’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Suriname, started the 24-year-old from Calgary in a back three with veteran Doneil Henry and Alistair Johnston. He was not disappointed.
Christian Eriksen remained in stable condition in a Copenhagen hospital Sunday and "sent his greetings to his teammates" as he recovers from his collapse during a European Championship game, the Danish soccer federation said.
Cyle Larin's early goal gave Canada a 1-0 win over Haiti and the upper hand in their second-round World Cup qualifying playoff in CONCACAF.
Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed while playing and was given CPR by medics during his side's Euro 2020 clash with Finland on Saturday, and the match has been suspended.