RECAP: Day 2 from the 2018 Toyota National Championships U-15 Cup

Parity leads to an exciting Day 3 as seven of the eight groups remain hotly contested at the 2018 Toyota National Championships U-15 in Laval, QC. Only hosts Quebec have a grip on their group with Girls Group D secured by the hosts. A place on the gold medal side of the seeding phase awaits the top teams.

2018 Toyota National Championships Boys’ U-15 Cup

Quebec will look to Ontario to defeat British Columbia in the final Group D match on Day 3 to hand them top spot. Quebec and Newfoundland faceoff as undefeated teams in the battle for top spot in Group A.

Group A

Feildians AA St. John’s (NL) 3:0 (SK) FC Regina.

Feildians AA St.John’s were successful in their first game in the tournament with a 3:0 win over FC Regina, thanks to Patrick Hurley and his two goals. This defeat secured FC Regina third and last place in Group A, while Feildians AA St. John's will play for first place against AS Blainville on Day 3.

Group B

Halifax Dunbrack SC (NS) 0:2 (YT) Whitehorse Yukon SC

In their first game of the tournament, Halifax Dunbrack SC lost 2:0 to Whitehorse Yukon SC. Sullivan Bond and Joe Hanson were the scorers for Yukon. Halifax Dunbrack SC will have to win by more than two goals against Edmonton Warriors on Day 3 to finish in the top two of Group B.

Group C

PEI FC (PE) 1:2 (NB) Fredericton DSA

After losing their first match yesterday, Frederiction DSA found their way to victory with a 2:1 win against PEI FC. Jason Rail for New Brunswick and Samuel Akinsola for Prince Edward Island scored. PEI FC will play for a place in the seeding phase of the National Championships on Day 3 against Winnipeg Bonivital SC.

Group D

Vancouver Island Wave (BC) 0:0 (QC) Panellinios Montréal FC

In a hotly contested match, Vancouver Island Wave and Panellinios Montreal FC had a 0:0 draw. This draw also allows Panellinios Montreal FC to also qualify for the seeding phase.

 

2018 Toyota National Championships Girls’ U-15 Cup

Quebec wrapped up Girls’ U-15 Cup Group D on Day 2 while undefeated teams Alberta and Saskatchewan, and Ontario and British Columbia will face off on Day 3.

Group A

Cumberland United SC Cobras 4:0 (PE) PEI FC

Cumberland United SC Cobras won 4:0 against PEI FC in their first game of the U-15 National Championships. Florence Belzile, Chloe Headland, Riley Bonadie and Jessica Boyle have scored for Ontario, which will play the top seed in Group A tomorrow against Mountain United.

Group B

Valley United SC (NS) 3:0 (NB) Fundy SC

Valley United SC, thanks to a three-goal performance by Jenna Turner, won their clash against Fundy SC by a score of 3:0. First in Group B, Valley United SC will try to maintain this position on Day 3, in a match against Lakeshore SC.

Group C

FC Regina (SK) 12:0 (YT) Whitehorse Yukon Selects

Whitehorse Yukon Selects secured third place in Group C with a second lost in two days, this time 12-0 against FC Regina. Nadia Kuntz and Almedina Lozic have both scored 3 goals. The Group C match for first place will be played on Day 3 as FC Regina take on Calgary South West United SA.

Group D

Conception Bay South SC (NL) 0:2 (QC) CS Repentigny

After a convincing victory yesterday against Winnipeg Bonivital SC, CS Repentigny returned to winning with a 2-0 victory over Conception Bay South SC. This win ensures the Quebec team finish the top seed in Group D. Second place will be decided on Day 3.


2018 Toyota National Championships

Canada Soccer’s Toyota National Championships run 3-8 October 2018 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Surrey, British Columbia, and Laval, Quebec. At all age levels, the Toyota National Championships provide a meaningful soccer experience for host cities and participating teams, as well as the players, coaches, support staff, officials, and volunteers.