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Canada Soccer welcomes Eric Tenllado as Men's EXCEL Development Coach

Posted on 6 February 2019 in ↳ Men's EXCEL U-14 to U-23

Canada Soccer has added Eric Tenllado as a Men's EXCEL Development Coach. Tenllado will work across Canada Soccer’s EXCEL Program in support of both Regional EXCEL strategies and Men’s EXCEL National Youth Teams starting in February 2019.“Eric’s profile is perfect for the rol More

Canada Soccer successfully integrates Men’s EXCEL Program across Canadian MLS academies

Posted on 4 February 2019 in ↳ Men's EXCEL U-14 to U-23

Canada Soccer led the alignment of the international and professional game through three weeks of Men’s EXCEL programming in Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver. The new program allowed Canada Soccer to share tactical ID and team culture concepts while also assessing player development for More

Canada to face England in preparation for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™

Posted on 4 February 2019 in Women's National Team / Olympic Team

Canada have lined up another big test with a rematch against England ahead of this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. The two sides will meet Friday 5 April in Manchester at the Academy Stadium. This will be the first international meeting between the two sides sinc More

Canada Soccer begins new women’s youth cycle after best-ever U-17 finish at Uruguay 2018

Posted on 1 February 2019 in ↳ Women's EXCEL U-14 to U-23

On the heels of a historic fourth-place finish at Uruguay 2018, Canada Soccer opens a new cycle on the road to the next FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020. Canada Soccer’s Women’s EXCEL Program will begin with their qualification journey with a week-long Regional EXCEL Program ide More

2019 Canada Soccer Futsal Canadian Championship dates and location announced

Posted on 29 January 2019 in Futsal Canadian Championship

The 2019 Futsal Canadian Championship will be held 11-14 April 2019 at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON and feature eight teams from seven Provincial and Territorial Member Associations. The competition will feature 16 games over 4 days with the 2019 Futsal Canadian Championship final going More

Bell Let's Talk Day is January 30th. Join the conversation.

Posted on 24 January 2019 in Sponsors & Partnerships

Canada Soccer is pleased to be joining the conversation around mental health on Bell Let’s Talk Day, January 30th. Many people living with a mental illness report that negative stereotypes cause them more suffering than the illness itself. As a result, two thirds of those suffering from mental More

Canada open 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup year with 1:0 win over Norway

Posted on 21 January 2019 in Women's National Team / Olympic Team

Canada opened 2019 with a 1:0 win over Norway in its first official match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ year. Captain Christine Sinclair earned Canada the win with a second half goal, her 178th international goal in her 275th appearance for Canada bringing her just seven goa More

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team to play France 2019 warm up against Norway LIVE on CanadaSoccer.com

Posted on 18 January 2019 in Women's National Team / Olympic Team

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team has kicked off their FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ campaign with a training camp in Rota, Spain, and a training match against Switzerland. Up next, an International Friendly against Norway on Tuesday 22 January.  Fans can watch More

Canada Soccer unveils expanded 2019 Coach Education Schedule

Posted on 15 January 2019 in Coaching

Canada Soccer has announced the dates for its expanded 2019 Coach Education Licence Program schedule. As part of its focus on grassroots development, the program includes new age and stage specific offerings, as well as plans for updated and expanded offerings for coaches working in the top developm More

Decorated Canada Soccer Referee Joe Fletcher retires from active duty

Posted on 14 January 2019 in Referees

After a storied 25-year career as a respected FIFA and Canada Soccer Assistant Referee, Niagara native Joe Fletcher will no longer be visible on the touchline. Fletcher received his National Badge in 2005 and joined the FIFA List of Assistant Referees in 2007. He was the recipient of the Ray Morgan More

Three Canadians drafted in the top 10 of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft

Posted on 11 January 2019 in Around the Soccer World

Canadian content was on display at 2019 MLS SuperDraft with three Canadians being the most ever drafted in the top ten. FC Dallas drafted young Canadian Callum Montgomery with the fourth overall pick. Ajax, ON native and Canada Soccer’s Men’s U-20 National Team goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair More

Bianca St. Georges picked 20th overall at 2019 NWSL College Draft

Posted on 10 January 2019 in Around the Soccer World

Bianca St. Georges, from West Virginia University, was picked second in the third round of 2019 NWSL College Draft by the Chicago Red Stars.St Georges, from St. Felix de Valois, Quebec, made her debut in the youth program in 2012 before representing Canada at the 2013 CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Champ More

Canada begins FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ campaign with two matches in Europe followed by the Algarve Cup

Posted on 9 January 2019 in Women's National Team / Olympic Team

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team will launch their all-important 2019 season with two matches in Spain including a training match against Switzerland on 17 January and an international friendly match against Norway on 22 January in La Manga.   Canada will also compete in i More

Canada Soccer’s 2019 Canadian Championship expands to 13 teams and 24 matches

Posted on 9 January 2019 in Canadian Championship

Canada Soccer’s newly expanded Battle of the North will feature a 13-team format when the 2019 Canadian Championship kicks off on 15 May. The 24-match schedule features Canadian teams from across five leagues culminating with the Final Round on 18 and 25 September. The five-round competit More

United Bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ wins Canada Soccer Moments campaign

Posted on 7 January 2019 in Canadian Soccer Association

Fans from across Canada had the opportunity to vote for the top Canada Soccer Moment of 2018 during Canada Soccer’s annual Moments campaign over the holiday period. The successful United 2026 Bid from Canada, Mexico, and the United States winning the right to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup&trade More

Seventeen Canadian Match Officials named to FIFA International Referees List

Posted on 2 January 2019 in Referees

Canada Soccer has placed 17 of its match officials to the FIFA International Referee List in 2019. With veteran referees Joe Fletcher and Daniel Belleau retiring from International duty, two new appointees round out the match officials named. They include Referee Myriam Marcotte, and Assistant Refer More

Alphonso Davies named Postmedia Male Athlete of the Year

Posted on 29 December 2018 in Awards & Recognition

Alphonso Davies was named 2018 Postmedia Male Athlete of the Year after a standout season for both Canada and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. He is the first soccer player to win the multi-sport award.Davies, who turned 18 in November, was also named 2018 Canada Soccer Player of the Year earlier this month. More

Canada Soccer ushers in new era with Nike

Posted on 18 December 2018 in Sponsors & Partnerships

Canada Soccer is pleased to announce Nike will become the official footwear, apparel and equipment supplier for Canada Soccer and its Men’s and Women’s National Teams at every level starting in January 2019.  "This watershed moment for Canada Soccer is further proof that C More

Canada Soccer completes third A Licence course of 2018

Posted on 17 December 2018 in Coaching

A Licence candidate coaches from across the country completed the second part of their A Licence course this past weekend. Candidates on the course completed the first part in December 2017. The third A Licence course of the year, which included a French language course for the first time, rounded o More

Alphonso Davies honoured with 2018 Canadian Player of the Year award

Posted on 12 December 2018 in Awards & Recognition

Alphonso Davies has been voted the Canadian Player of the Year after a standout season with Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team and yet another breakout season with Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Of note, he helped Canada climb to current third-place position in qualifying and within a point of More

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