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Four Women's Teams Crowned BC Soccer Provincial Champions

Posted on May 9th, 2015 by BC Soccer

Vancouver United FC, Coquitlam Metro Ford SC, NSGSC Renegades, and Croatia SC Threat Crowned BC Soccer Provincial Champions

Vancouver BC, May 9, 2015 – BC Soccer crowned four adult women soccer teams Provincial Champions today.  The four Women’s Provincial Cup matches took place on Saturday May 9, at Willoughby fields in Langley.

“The BC Soccer Women’s Provincial Championships went extremely well and it was great to see all of the fans out at the matches,” said Kjeld Brodsgaard , First Vice President of BC Soccer.  “I want to congratulate all of the teams who were competing today and I wish the best of luck to those teams moving on the Canada Soccer Club Nationals and Western Regional Championships.”

The Women’s Championships kicked off on Saturday with two Special Olympics’ soccer teams taking the field for a showcase match that featured Abbotsford VS Mission.  Following the Special Olympics match were the four BC Soccer Women’s Provincial Cup Final matches:

The Leeta Sokalski Cup (Women’s B Cup) featured Vancouver United FC of Metro Women’s Soccer League who defeated Prospect Lake of the Lower Island Women’s Soccer League 7-0.  The MVP for the match was Janelle Roger who played a key role in much of Vancouver United FC’s offensive play.
 

The Women’s Classic Provincial Cup (Women’s 35+) featured Castaways FC of the Lower Island Women’s Soccer Association who were defeated by Coquitlam Metro Ford from the Metro Women’s Soccer League  4-1.  The MVP for the match was Sara Maglio who scored an impressive 22 yard strike. Coquitlam Metro Ford Will now move onto the Western Regional Championships which will be held in Vancouver on September 24.
 

The Women’s A Cup will featured NSGSC Renegade of the Metro Women’s Soccer League who defeated 11 consecutive time provincial cup champions Surrey United from the Metro Women’s Soccer League  1-0 on penalty kicks. The MVP from the match was Ariel Anderson who not only kept Surrey off the score sheet during regular time but also came up with a big save in the penalty shootout.  The NSGS Renegade will now move on to the Canada Soccer Club Nationals in Calgary Alberta on October 7th.   
 

The Women’s U21 Provincial Cup featured FVNW Barcelona from the Metro Women’s Soccer League who were defeated by Croatia SC Threat of the Metro Women’s Soccer League 4-3. This was an incredibly close game throughout with Croatia SC Threat scoring three goals off of corner kicks. The MVP for the match was Chantel Bohne.

Thank you to all of volunteers who helped make this a great day of soccer.

ViaSport Productions powered the streaming of all of the Provincial Championships and BC Soccer would like to thank them for all of their work.  To see the archived footage from the streams please visit: ViaSport TV.

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

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BC Soccer is comprised of 150 member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, spanning more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,500 referees, and thousands of coaches and other volunteer administrators and soccer leaders. Working with these member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, BC Soccer will operate 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 integral soccer values of authenticity, unity and integrity.