News

Canadian Para Soccer National Team is looking for Players

BC Soccer and their members support diversity in soccer

Vancouver BC, November 6, 2015 – The Canada Soccer Para Team had an incredibly successful year competing in two international tournaments with results that now have them positioned 10th in the world, higher than any other Canada Soccer National Team.   BC Soccer is proud to see how well British Columbia is represented on the team and will continue to work hard to create opportunities for all players regardless of gender, race, ability or disability.  Even with their tremendous success the Canada Soccer Para Coach, Drew Ferguson, is currently looking for talented para soccer players who are looking to take their game to the national level.

“This year the para soccer national team traveled to the World Championships in England and the Para Pan Am Games in Toronto and I couldn’t be more proud of their performance at both of the events,” said Drew Ferguson Canadian Para Soccer Head Coach.  “We were able to finish the year ranked 10th in the World and now we are hoping to build on that success and as we move forward we are looking to build our player pool which in return will make for more competitive competitions for first team player spots for next year’s event in Denmark.”

BC soccer and their members are proud to help support the Para Soccer National team and they urge all of those players who are interested in playing for the Canada Soccer Para Team to connect with Drew Ferguson and Canada Soccer.  Members of BC Soccer also offer various programming for all abilities, disabilities, genders and ages.  If you would like more information on the diverse opportunities for players, administrators, coaches, etc.  please visit: www.bcsoccer.net

 

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body responsible for the promotion and development of the game in British Columbia. The professional not-for-profit society is committed to developing the game by inspiring British Columbians to lifelong active, inclusive and team play. Its vision is to pursue Canada’s foremost integrated soccer development system built upon club, school, varsity and professional team excellence.

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,500 referees, and thousands of coaches and other volunteer administrators and soccer leaders. Working with their member Youth Districts and 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 will promote the soccer values of authenticity, unity and integrity.

www.bcsoccer.net