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Pretty and Noseworthy highlight Newfoundland Labrador winners

Posted on 27 November 2017 in Awards & Recognition

Holy Cross FC women named Team of the Year More

Córdoba, Western Halifax FC highlight Night of Excellence

Posted on 26 November 2017 in Awards & Recognition

Soccer Nova Scotia Night of Excellence More

Bernier, Richard named Québec Soccer players of the year

Posted on 25 November 2017 in Awards & Recognition

Bernier also inducted into Québec Soccer's Hall of Fame More

Canada Soccer match in Toronto featured Paul Stalteri Hall of Fame induction

Posted on 24 August 2017 in Awards & Recognition

CONCACAF champion and Canadian soccer legend Paul Stalteri will be inducted to the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame ahead of a Men’s International Soccer match More

Alphonso Davies wins Young Player, Golden Boot and Best XI Honours at Gold Cup 2017

Posted on 27 July 2017 in Awards & Recognition

Alphonso Davies wins the Young Player Award at #GoldCup2017 #CanMNT pic.twitter.com/QTMCcflYAw— Canada Soccer (@CanadaSoccerEN) July 27, 2017 Alphonso Davies also wins the Golden Boot at #GoldCup2017 #Can #CANMNT pic.twitter.com/MjX6wtY0YR— Canada Soccer (@CanadaSoccerEN) July 27, 201 More

BC Soccer celebrates 2016-17 award winners

Posted on 10 June 2017 in Awards & Recognition

Connor Hildebrandt, Rheanne Sleiman More

Class of 2017: Stalteri and Walsh named to Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Posted on 25 May 2017 in Awards & Recognition

The Canada Soccer Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2017 featuring former National Team captains Paul Stalteri and Amy Walsh."Canada Soccer is honoured to celebrate the leadership and accomplishments of both Paul Stalteri and Amy Walsh as part of the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 20 More

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame launches new name, logo, and mission

Posted on 15 May 2017 in Awards & Recognition

173 honoured members including Connaught Series legends More

Canada Soccer celebrates annual award winners

Posted on 3 May 2017 in Awards & Recognition

Canada Soccer has paid tribute to some key individuals who have helped the game grow both at home and abroad More

Levis, Kambeitz named Saskatchewan's best of 2016

Posted on 19 March 2017 in Awards & Recognition

Saskatchewan Soccer Technical & Recognition Awards More

Christine Sinclair named Best of BC

Posted on 9 March 2017 in Awards & Recognition

Sport BC's 51st annual Athlete of the Year awards More

Hiebert, Lucas named Manitoba Soccer players of the year

Posted on 26 February 2017 in Awards & Recognition

2016 Manitoba Soccer awards More

Sanoh, Roberts named best on Prince Edward Island

Posted on 26 February 2017 in Awards & Recognition

Annual PEISA award winners More

Olympic hero Stephanie Labbé honoured at Alberta Soccer Awards

Posted on 29 January 2017 in Awards & Recognition

Labbé wins Award of Excellence More

Canada Soccer honoured in annual CONCACAF awards

Posted on 18 January 2017 in Awards & Recognition

2016 CONCACAF Awards More

Back-to-back bronze medals tops 2016 Canada Soccer Moments

Posted on 5 January 2017 in Awards & Recognition

The performance by Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, earning the team its second consecutive Olympic bronze medal, has topped the 2016 Canada Soccer Moments campaign. More

Team of the Year award for Women's National Team

Posted on 21 December 2016 in Awards & Recognition

2016 Postmedia Sports Team of the Year More

Douglas and Rivkin named best in Newfoundland Labrador

Posted on 19 December 2016 in Awards & Recognition

Newfoundland Labrador Soccer Association award winners More

Atiba Hutchinson named male selection for the 2016 Canadian Players of the Year award

Posted on 16 December 2016 in Awards & Recognition

Atiba Hutchinson More

Christine Sinclair named female selection for the 2016 Canadian Players of the Year award

Posted on 15 December 2016 in Awards & Recognition

Christine Sinclair More

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Mark-Anthony Kaye, Christine Sinclair and Samuel Charron have been named Canada Soccer’s Players of the Month for July 2019. Kaye of Los Angeles FC and Sinclair of Portland Thorns FC have both excelled with their first-place teams in Major League Soccer and the National Women’s Soccer League while Para Soccer captain Charron was named Player of the Tournament at the IFCPF World Cup Sevilla 2019.
 
Kaye of Toronto, Ontario started all five matches after the Concacaf Gold Cup as Los Angeles FC extended their first-place lead to 10 points over second-place Philadelphia Union. Kaye scored a goal and an assist as he improved his 2019 MLS season total to four goals and six assists in 20 matches. His goal on 3 July was a left-footed rocket from just outside the box in a big 6:1 over Whitecaps FC. On 31 July, he made his first MLS All-Star Game appearance in Orlando.
 
Sinclair of Burnaby, British Columbia started all four matches after the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ as Portland Thorns FC moved into a one-point lead in the league standings ahead of defending champions NC Courage. She scored in three-straight matches and improved her season total to six goals in seven matches, tied for third-most goals in the NWSL. She scored on 14 July in a 4:3 win over Orlando, on 19 July in a 2:2 draw with Utah, and on 25 July in a 5:0 win over Houston.
 
Charron of Ottawa, Ontario was named Player of the Tournament at the 16-nation IFCPF World Cup Sevilla 2019. Charron scored six goals and one assist in six matches as Canada finished in 12th place. He was Canada’s player of the match four times, including a hat trick performance in a 4:0 win over Thailand. Still only 21 years only, Charron now has 43 goals in 49 international matches in seven-a-side Para Soccer.
 
Looking ahead to the Fall, Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team will next face Cuba and USA in a four-match home-and-away group series from September through November in 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League A, starting with a home match against Cuba on Friday 7 September at BMO Field in Toronto.
 
Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team, meanwhile, will prepare for the Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament to be played in January/February 2020, with the exact dates and host venue still to be confirmed. The top two nations from the Concacaf tournament will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament.
 
As part of Canada Soccer’s Summer of Soccer, the Players of the Month featured has been launched to celebrate Canada’s best footballers in recognition of their outstanding performances in international and/or club football. The winners are announced via CanadaSoccer.com.
 
CANADA SOCCER PLAYERS of the MONTH
July 2019 – Mark-Anthony Kaye, Christine Sinclair, Samuel Charron
June 2019 – Jonathan David and Ashley Lawrence
 

Jonathan David and Ashley Lawrence have been named Canada Soccer’s Players of the Month for June 2019. David and Lawrence both excelled for Canada as they reached the knockout stages of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. 
 
As part of Canada Soccer’s Summer of Soccer, the Players of the Month featured has been launched to celebrate one male and one female Canadian footballer in recognition of their outstanding performances in international and/or club football. The winners are announced via CanadaSoccer.com.
 
David scored a Men’s National Team record six goals at the Concacaf Gold Cup as Canada reached the Quarterfinals for the second tournament in a row. He scored two goals in the opening match against Martinique, a hat trick against Cuba, and his sixth goal of the month against Haiti. He also recorded assists on Lucas Cavallini goals against Mexico and Cuba. Already this year, both David and Cavallini have tied the Canada record for international goals scored in a calendar year (seven). From the Concacaf Gold Cup, both David and Derek Cornelius were named to the Group Stage Best XI.
 
Lawrence was one of Canada’s key players as they reached the Knockout Phase for just the third time at the FIFA Women’s World Cup™. She played every minute of Canada’s four matches, recorded an assist on Christine Sinclair’s goal against Netherlands, and was Canada’s player of the match in the Round of 16 against Sweden. She has been Canada’s minutes played leader in each of the last two years. Along with Lawrence, Canada’s other players of the match during the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ were Kadeisha Buchanan, Jessie Fleming, and Christine Sinclair.
 
Other stars in a busy summer of soccer for Canada were Cavallini and Cornelius at the Concacaf Gold Cup as well as Buchanan and Desiree Scott at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™.
 
Looking ahead to the Fall, Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team will next face Cuba and USA in a four-match home-and-away group series from September through November in 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League A, starting with a home match against Cuba on Friday 7 September at BMO Field in Toronto.
 
Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team, meanwhile, will prepare for the Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament to be played in January/February 2020, with the exact dates and host venue still to be confirmed. The top two nations from the Concacaf tournament will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament.
 
 
CANADA SOCCER PLAYERS of the MONTH
June 2019 – Jonathan David and Ashley Lawrence

The late Terry Quinn has been inducted to the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2019. Quinn, the 29th President of Canada Soccer from 1992 to 1997, was inducted as an honoured member in the Builders section during Canada Soccer’s annual Awards Banquet on Saturday 4 May.

The Quinn induction was included as part of the Annual Meeting of the Members weekend in Québec City, Québec. Quinn, who passed away on 3 August 2018, was represented by family. Quinn joins previously-announced inductees Randee Hermus and Kevin McKenna in the Class of 2019. Hermus will be honoured at the Women’s National Team home match on 18 May while McKenna will be honoured at a Men’s National Team home match later this year.

In addition to the Awards, Canada Soccer’s membership elected two Board Members at the Annual Meeting of the Members. Elected to the position for Alberta and Northwest Territories was Ryan Fequet. Elected to the Atlantic Canada Director position was Dale Briggs.

Other 2019 Canada Soccer award winners celebrated on Saturday night were: Dr. Dominic Maestracci for the President’s Award; Dick Howard for the Aubrey Sanford Meritorious Service Award; Joe Fletcher for the Ray Morgan Memorial Award; Marie-Soleil Beaudoin for the International Achievement Award; and Helder Duarte for the Canada Soccer Award of Merit.

In the Canada Soccer Organisations of Distinction category, a catch-up class of eight famous organisations were honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame: Vancouver St. Andrews FC of British Columbia; Calgary Callies FC and Edmonton Scottish FC of Alberta; Winnipeg United Weston FC of Manitoba; Darlington SC and Toronto Scottish FC of Ontario; Holy Cross FC and St. Lawrence Laurentians of Newfoundland Labrador. All eight organisations will be formally honoured at an event in their respective province in the coming year.

Also honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame, Canada Soccer’s 1995 Women’s National Team – the first Canadian team to feature in the FIFA Women’s World Cup – was honoured in the Team of Distinction category. The 1995 Canadian team played three matches and scored five goals, but were ultimately eliminated in the group stage by the eventual world champions Norway. Coached by Sylvie Béliveau, the 1995 team were the first of seven consecutive appearances for Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup including this summer’s big event in France.
 

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