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BC Soccer Crowns Two More Teams Provincial Champions

Coquitlam Metro Ford PCE take the Deryl Hughes Cup with Vancouver Greencaps winning the Keith Millar Cup

Vancouver BC, May 29, 2017 – Two BC Soccer men’s Adult Provincial Championship Finals took place this past weekend on Sunday May 28th at Burnaby Lake West Sports Complex. This year, due to weather setbacks, 10 teams played for the Championships on May 13th and 14th with the remaining four teams battling it out this past weekend. Coquitlam Metro Ford PCE held off Croatia SC in the Deryl Hughes Cup (+35) to take the championship 2-0 with Vancouver Greencaps taking a 1-0 win over NVFC Norvan Storm in the Keith Millar Cup. 

 “Both Keith Millar and Deryl Hughes were amazing advocates for soccer in British Columbia and all four teams left everything on the field as they played for these cherished cups.” said Rob Brown, VP Adult and Chair of BC Soccer’s Adult Competitions Committee. “Both games were incredibly close right up to the final whistle which made for some of the most exciting soccer this season.”

The Deryl Hughes Championship finals kicked off Sunday’s matches at 3:30 PM with a rematch from last years finals between Coquitlam Metro Ford PCE and Croatia SC.  Coquitlam Metro Ford PCE took the lead 1-0 midway through the second half before scoring another late goal to take the win 2-0.  The MVP’s for the match were Cliff Vaghy for Coquitlam Metro Ford and goalkeeper Didar Sandhu for Croatia SC.  Coquitlam Metro Ford PCE will now have the opportunity to represent British Columbia at the Western Masters in Edmonton, September 21-24 2017.    

The Keith Millar Cup (B) kicked off at 6:30PM and was a close match between NVFC Norvan Storm and the Vancouver Greencaps.  The match came down to an early own goal which gave the Vancouver Greencaps a 1-0 lead in the match.  Norvan Storm had some great opportunities throughout the game but were unable to capitalize and Vancouver Greencaps took the trophy with a 1-0 victory.  The MVPs for the match were Luaka Marrion for the Norvan Storm and James Kind for the Vancouver Greencaps.

For the archived streamed videos, more information on the Provincial Championships, and for a full list of results please visit: http://adultprovincials.bcsoccer.net/    

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body with the mission to govern, promote and develop the game of soccer in British Columbia in a professional and progressive manner. Established in 1907, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sport organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants.  As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues and districts.  

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,200 registered referees, and thousands of volunteer coaches, administrators and soccer leaders. Working with its 40 member Youth Districts and 11 Adult Leagues as well as their affiliate member clubs, BC Soccer operates under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer’s vision is to ensure every British Columbian has the opportunity to be involved in soccer as part of a lifelong commitment to active, health and involved lifestyle.