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BC Soccer Adult Provincial Championships May 9 & 10 at Willoughby Fields in Langley

Posted on May 5th, 2015 by BC Soccer

16 teams will battle it out on Saturday and Sunday to become BC Soccer Provincial Cup Champions with two Special Olympics British Columbia soccer teams taking the pitch for a showcase match on Saturday

Vancouver BC, May 4, 2015 – The BC Soccer Provincial Championship Finals takes place this weekend with 16 teams and two Special Olympic teams taking the pitch at Willoughby Fields in Langley.  The four Women’s Provincial Championship matches and the Special Olympics’ showcase match will begin the weekend of play on Saturday with the four Men’s finals taking place on Sunday.

“All of the teams playing in the BC Soccer Adult Provincial Cup Finals have been working incredibly hard all year for the opportunity to be crowned Provincial Champions making this an incredible weekend of soccer,” said Rob Brown, VP Adult and Chair of BC Soccer’s Adult Competitions Committee. “For all of those players and fans who are unable to watch the matches live at Willboughy Fields in Langley, BC Soccer is working with ViaSport who will be live streaming all of the weekend’s matches.” 

The two Special Olympics’ soccer teams will be the first to take the field on Saturday with kickoff beginning at 10:00 A.M. Following the Special Olympics match are the Women’s Provincial Championships:

Saturday May 9th

  •  At 10:30 A.M. The Leeta Sokalski Cup (Women’s B Cup) will feature Vancouver United who finished 2nd in the Metro Women’s Soccer League VS Prospect Lake who finished 2nd  in the Lower Island Women’s Soccer League.
     
  • At 12:00 P.M. The  Women’s Classic Provincial Cup (Women’s 35+) will feature Castaways FC who finished 1st in the Lower Island Women’s Soccer Association VS Coquitlam Metro Ford who finished 1st in the Metro Women’s Soccer League 
     
  • At 1:30 A.M. The Women’s A Cup will feature Surrey United who finished 1st in the Metro Women’s Soccer League VS NSGS Renegade who finished 3rd in the Metro Women’s Soccer League 
     
  • At 3:00 P.M. The Women’s U21 Provincial Cup will feature FVNW Barcelona who finished 1st in the Metro Women’s Soccer League VS Croatia SC Threat who finished 2nd in the Metro Women’s Soccer League

The Men’s Provincial Championships kickoff on Sunday with matches beginning at 10:30 A.M. All of the Men’s and Women’s matches will be held at the Willoughby Fields in Langely.

Sunday May 10

  • At 10:30 A.M. The Keith Millar Cup (Men’s B) will feature Port Alberni Athletic who finished 5th Lower Island Soccer League VS Guilford FC who finished 1st in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League 
     
  • At 12:00 P.M. The Deryl Hughes Cup (Men’s 35+) will feature Croatia FC who finished 7th in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League VS Westside FC who finished 5th in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League
     
  • At 1:30 P.M. The Doug Day Cup (Men’s U21) will feature West Vancouver FC who finished 4th in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League VS Surrey United FC who finished 2nd in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League
     
  • At 3:00 P.M. The Men’s A Cup will feature Inter FC who finished 4th in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League VS EDC Burnaby who finished 8th in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League

“Special Olympics BC is excited to be invited to kickoff the 2015 Adult Provincial Cup Finals for the second year in a row,” said Shawn Fevens, Manager of Sport for Special Olympics BC.  “SOBC is proud to be a partner with BC Soccer and our teams always look forward to participating on such a big stage especially as the participating team from Mission will be using the game as a tune-up for the Special Olympics World Summer Games hosted in L.A. in July were the group will represent Canada for the first time.”

All of the BC Soccer Adult Provincial Cup Matches will be live streamed by ViaSport and will be available on the BC Soccer Adult Provincial Championship page at: http://adultprovincials.bcsoccer.net/.      

For more information on the provincial Championships and for a full schedule please visit: http://adultprovincials.bcsoccer.net/    

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