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Canada Soccer looking for candidates to serve on the Board of Directors starting May 2019

Posted on 23 January 2019 at 14:56 PM EST in Canadian Soccer Association

The Nominations Committee is seeking qualified candidates for the Director positions who are able to contribute to an Association that reflects the values of engagement, transparency, accountability and the many attributes of leading edge governance.Nominations are requested for the following four ( More

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

Posted on 21 January 2019 at 14:27 PM EST 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 at 14:47 PM EST 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 updated Coach Education Pathway and expanded 2019 Coach Education Schedule

Posted on 15 January 2019 at 12:20 PM EST 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 at 16:31 PM EST 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 at 14:37 PM EST 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 at 15:58 PM EST in ↳ National Women's Soccer League

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 at 10:40 AM EST 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 at 15:51 PM EST 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 at 15:53 PM EST 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 at 13:37 PM EST 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 at 08:04 AM EST 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 at 13:24 PM EST 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 at 18:33 PM EST 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 at 11:57 AM EST 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

Christine Sinclair honoured with 14th Canadian Player of the Year award

Posted on 11 December 2018 at 11:06 AM EST in Awards & Recognition

Christine Sinclair has been voted the Canadian Player of the Year in recognition of another successful season highlighted by scoring the winning goal that qualified Canada for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. It was the nation’s most important goal of the year as Canada Soc More

Derek Cornelius and Jordyn Huitema named Canada Soccer’s Youth International Players of the Year

Posted on 10 December 2018 at 13:45 PM EST in Awards & Recognition

Canada Soccer’s young footballers Derek Cornelius and Jordyn Huitema have been named the 2018 Canadian Youth International Players of the Year. The young duo have been recognised for their excellence at the international level with Canada Soccer’s national youth teams. Derek Corneli More

Canada to face Cameroon, New Zealand and Netherlands in Group E of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ 

Posted on 8 December 2018 at 13:14 PM EST in Women's National Team / Olympic Team

Canada will face Cameroon, New Zealand and Netherlands in the group stage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. Canada are handing off the competition to France having hosted the most recent edition in six Canadian cities from coast to coast in 2015 when a record 1.35 million More

2018 Canada Soccer Player Awards: Jacob Orellana top in Futsal; Damien Wojtiw top in Para Soccer

Posted on 7 December 2018 at 10:45 AM EST in Awards & Recognition

Jacob Orellana has been named Canadian Futsal Player of the Year and Damien Wojtiw has been named Canadian Para Soccer Player of the Year as part of the 2018 Canada Soccer Player Awards. The two first-time winners have been recognised for their excellence at the international level in their respecti More

James Pantemis wins 2018 Allstate Good Hands® Award

Posted on 5 December 2018 at 15:23 PM EST in Awards & Recognition

Canadian soccer fans have voted James Pantemis’s athletic save against Japan during the Toulon Tournament on June 3 as the 2018 Allstate Canadian National Teams Good Hands® Award. The save came in the 41st minute with Canada’s U-23s leading 1-0. On the save, Japan’s Ayase Ueda More

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