Day 2 sees Ontario, Quebec girls, Alberta boys leading at U-16 Cup in Lethbridge, AB
Posted on 6 October 2016 in ↳ U-17 Cup
Another chilly match day in Lethbridge, AB proved challenging for some teams, however, with all teams having played at least one game all groups remain competitive. Ontario and Quebec leading the way on the Girl’s side of the draw and Alberta the only unbeaten team remaining on the Boy’s side.
U16 Cup Boys
Group A - Juventus (AB) 2:1 (BC) Mountain United FC
Alberta representative Juventus’ strong performance from GK Chirs Ezoua and their strong defence held off BC's Mountain United. Ibo Jetishi and David Doe scored for Juve while sub Lorenzo De Bei put one past Ezoua.
Group A - Suburban FC (NS) 3:1 (NB) Codiac SC
Suburban FC’s Lewis Dye, Liam Kelly and Alec MacKenzie notched goals for the Nova Scotia club, who now sit tied for second in Group A. New Bruswick’s Codiac saw a lone goal from Gabriel Champagne.
Group B - Scarborough Wexford Stingers (ON) 1:1 (QC) St.Laurent
Ontario’s Scarborough Wexford Stingers’ sub Muaad Tabit opened the scoring half way thru the first half of a very physical game. Quebec St Laurent’s Nadjib Chemil was able to notch the tying goal early in the second half and despite the frenetic pace, neither team could break the deadlock.
Group B- Bonivital SC (MB) 3:1 (PE) Winsloe Charlottetown Royals FC
PEI Winsloe-Charlottetown Royals FC’s Chema Tamang nicked a late goal to take away Svyatick Artemenko’s clean sheet, but, the majority of possession and two goals in the first half from Karar Alsaaidi and Israel Ngarboui and second half finish by Rinor Hoxha had already seald the match for Manitoba’s Bonivital SC.
U16 Cup GIRLS
Group A - Fundy SC (NB) 2:0 (NL) St. John's
A crisp Alberta morning greeted Newfoundland and New Brunswick’s representatives on match day two. Fundy SC were the scrappier team however, putting two past St. John’s Ashley Stringer. Karlee Duval and Keelan Lewis scored for Fundy who have a day off tomorrow.
Group B- FC Northwest (MB) 4:0 (PE) Winsloe Charlottetown Royals FC
Winsloe-Charlottetown Royals FC were under fire for much of the first half but their goalkeeper kept them in the match. The Prince Edward Islanders had all they could handle though as Manitoba’s FC Northwest were able to put four in to earn their first win of the tournament.
Group C- Bonivital (MB) 3:2 (SK) Regina FC
Manitoba’s Bonivital were able to secure their first win of the tournament on the strength of a late corner kick finish. Regina SC fall into third place in Group C.
Group D- Scottish (AB) 4:1 (NS) Suburban FC
Despite being given fits by Nova Scotia representative Suburban FC’s Sydney Kennedy, Alberta’s Scottish were able to easily get their first points of the tournament on a brace from Amanda Pastuzyk and singles from Marina Marrazzo and Paityn Reynolds.
2016 Sport Chek National Championships
Canada Soccer’s Sport Chek National Championships run 5-10 October 2016 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Lethbridge, Alberta, Vaughan, Ontario, and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. At all age levels, the Sport Check National Championships provide a meaningful soccer experience for host cities and participating teams, as well as the players, coaches, support staff, officials, and volunteers.