DAY 1 at the U-15 Cup in Calgary, AB
Posted on 5 October 2017 in ↳ U-15 Cup
Calgary welcomed teams from across the nation to Canada Soccer’s 2017 Toyota National Championships U-15 Cup. Ontario and Quebec led the way with wins in both Boys’ and Girls’ competitions while hometown Alberta sides went 2-1.
Ahead of the final match of the day, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi opened the ceremonies before an all-Alberta match-up that Calgary Foothills won 1:0 over Calgary Eastside Memorial.
U-15 CUP BOYS
Group A – London Youth Whitecaps (ON) 2:1 (PE) Winsloe-Charlottetown Royals FC
A hard fought battle between Ontario and PEI. Armin Bradaric opened the scoring for London before Reid Peardon pulled one back for PEI. However, Justin Olawabi put the game away in the 44th minute to secure the three points.
Group B – Mountain United FC (BC) 6:0 (YK) Whitehorse Yukon Selects FC
Mountain United got first half goals from Jasmeet Parmar, Zakiy Karim and Jaden Manetta and second half goals from Zachariah Thomas, Joshua Greco and a second from Manetta. Michael O’Flynn secured the shutout for BC.
Group C – Winnipeg Bonivital SC (MB) 2:4 (QC) CS Longueuil
Quebec survived a nail biting last 5 minutes that saw Manitoba narrowly missed a penalty which would have tied the game. Quebec was able to score minutes later to put the game out of reach and secure the three points. Jean-Malik Elmi (2), Tommy Carette Sisco, and Sami McDuff scored for Logueuil. Mossimo Ciccarelli and Diego Jimenez for Bonivital.
Group D – Calgary Eastside Memorial FC (AB) 0:1 (AB2) Calgary Foothills SC
Arabim Pebble scored the game winning goal in the Calgary Derby as the two hometown sides played a hard fought match. Nathanael Ariza helped secure the shutout after GK Alexandre Grieg came off injured.
U-15 CUP GIRLS
Group A – Inter SC Edmonton (AB) 8:1 (PE) Winsloe-Charlottetown Royals FC
Alberta’s Nicole Brodeur was too much for PEI as her four goals led Inter SC Edmonton to an 8:1 victory. Sarah De Gannes, Sophie Walsh, Sofia Andrade, and Bianka Granados also scored for Alberta. Emma Langley got the lone goal for PEI.
Group B – Surrey United SC (BC) 0:1 (QC) CS Monteuil Laval
CS Monteuil Laval’s Jade Smith scored in the 69’ to earn the points for Quebec. Evelyne Martineau earned the shutout against BC.
Group C – Kitchener SC (ON) 11:0 (YK) Whitehourse Yukon Selects FC
Five goals from Lexi Kroeker, a brace by Myaura Browne and singles from Bhen Odol, Maxeen Rygowska-Sieczkowski, Alexa Cimermancic, and Sasha Marinkano sealed the win for Ontario. Lauren Drummond blanked Yukon in goal.
Group D – St. John’s SC (NL) 1:0 (NT) Yellowknife Bay SC
Quality performance from Yellowknife Bay who were unlucky not to pull a draw against a well-organized NL squad. Ashley O’Neill scored for St. John’s while Amanda Pearcey earned the clean sheet.
2017 Toyota National Championships
Canada Soccer's Toyota National Championships run 4-9 October 2017 in Surrey, British Columbia, Fredericton, New Brunswick, and Calgary, Alberta. At all age levels, the National Championships provide a meaningful soccer experience for host cities and participating teams, as well as the player, coaches, support staff, officials, and volunteers.