The Ontario Soccer Centre Stadium was host to clubs from across Ontario as the provincial championships for eight divisions, including the Men’s and Women’s Finals, concluded on a thrilling weekend in Vaughan.
Four new License Holders have joined the OPDL in 2016. Athlete Institute FC, Oakville SC, North Mississauga SC and SC Toronto will enter teams in both the male and female U-13 age group.
The Canada Soccer Sport Chek National Championships is the umbrella tournament for Canada’s premier amateur competitions, from the senior level Challenge Trophy and Jubilee Trophy competitions down to the U-14 youth levels.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced the launch of a new Whitecaps FC London Youth Academy Centre in partnership with Elgin Middlesex Soccer Association (EMSA). The new academy centre will be based out of London, Ontario. This will be the first Whitecaps FC Academy Centre in Eastern Canada.
GLOBE & MAIL — Danielle Konig is an elite-level youth soccer player in Toronto who had never been injured playing the game she loves – until two years ago, when her under-13 team started using larger, international standard-sized balls. A few weeks after the change, Konig began complaining of soreness in both knees that required ice treatments after games and practices. Her concerned parents eventually booked an appointment with a physiotherapist, who assured them Danielle was experiencing nothing more than mild tendinitis.