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Eight Teams to Represent British Columbia at Canada Soccer National Club Championships

Mountain United FC, Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC, Fraser Valley Premier, Surrey United, Richmond FC and Pegasus FC will represent BC in the Canadian Soccer Association’s National Club Championships


Vancouver BC, September 30, 2016 – Eight teams will be representing British Columbia at the Canada Soccer National Club Championships which kick off in various locations across the country on October 5-10, 2016. There are five National Club Championships taking place including the U14 Cup in Moncton NB, U16 Cup in Lethbridge AB, the U18 Cup in Vaughn ON, as well as the Women’s Jubilee Trophy and Men’s Challenge Trophy competitions which are both taking place in St John’s NL.

“All of the BC teams have done a tremendous job just to make it this far and we want to wish them the best of luck as they battle for the National Championship,” said Don Dancey BC Soccer Board of Director and BC representative on the Canada Soccer Competitions Committee. “On behalf of BC Soccer I also want to thank all of the host cities and associations for the work that they have put into each of these championships.  It is sure to be a great five days of soccer and we look forward to taking in some incredible matches.”

Teams Representing BC:

U14 Boys – Fraser Valley Premier
U14 Girls – Surrey United

U16 Boys – Mountain United
U16 Girls – Coquitlam Metro-Ford

U18 Boys – Coquitlam Metro-Ford
U18 Girls – Mountain United

Women’s Jubilee Trophy – Richmond FC
Men’s Challenge Trophy – Pegasus FC

“Pegasus FC and Richmond FC had some incredible matches in the BC Soccer Provincial Cups and we are really looking forward to seeing if they can continue that success in the National Championship, “said Rob Brown, BC Soccer Board of Director and VP of Adult. “I wish all of the BC representatives the best in the five-day competition and we all look forward to cheering on the teams from BC.”

Canada Soccer would also like to make everyone aware of the Live Streaming at every venue as well as the available mobile app which allows all those watching to stay up to date on the scores, standings, and schedule.

  • Live Streaming

Canada Soccer will broadcast every day from every venue of the 2016 Sport Chek National Championships, with the week-long schedule culminating with the eight gold-medal matches on the October 10th Teck Finals Day. It marks the most extensive coverage of the Sport Chek National Championships and the first time that every venue will have daily broadcasts. In total, over 100 matches will be streamed live from the four locations. For a complete broadcast schedule and to find the live streaming pages, visit http://www.canadasoccer.com/web-streaming-p159945   
 

  • Mobile App
    Canada Soccer has introduced an official 2016 Sport Chek National Championships mobile app which enables optimized mobile viewing of competition schedules, scores and standings. To access the App search ‘Canada Soccer’ in either the iOS or Android app stores

For more information on each of the National Club Championships and to see current standings throughout the week please click on the links below:

St John’s Newfoundland: Men’s Challenge & Women’s Jubilee Trophy
The Challenge Trophy features 12 teams divided into four groups, while ten teams, broken into two groups, will vie for the Jubilee Trophy. For the list of teams, schedule and latest news visit: Challenge / Jubilee

Vaughan Ontario: U-18 Cup (boys and girls)
Both the boys and girls’ competitions feature 10 teams, divided into two divisions. For the list of teams, schedule, and latest news visit: http://www.canadasoccer.com/u-18-cup-p150286

Lethbridge Alberta: U-16 Cup (boys and girls)
The boys’ competition features 10 teams, divided into two groups, while the girls’ contains 12 teams, separated into four groups. For the list of teams, schedule, and latest news visit: http://www.canadasoccer.com/u-16-cup-p150283

Moncton New Brunswick: U-14 Cup (boys and girls)
The boys’ and girl’s competition features 10 teams, broken into two groups. For the list of teams, schedule, and latest news visit: http://www.canadasoccer.com/u-14-cup-p150263


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.

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