BC Soccer Adult Provincial Championships conclude with high scoring A-Cup Finals

Island teams take 3 of 4 women’s finals, while BB5 United CCB makes it consecutive championships in the Open Men’s A-Cup Final.

May 16th 2022 - Vancouver / Burnaby 

After a 2-year hiatus, the BC Soccer Adult Provincial Championships wrapped up Sunday at Swangard Stadium, following two dramatic days in Burnaby.

On Saturday morning at Burnaby Lake West Sports Complex, Columbus FC became the first ever Over-45 champions, following a tense and combative 120 minutes…which ended in a shootout victory over Portuguese Club of Vancouver.  

One field over, Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC Classics continued their dominance in the Women’s Master’s A Cup, by dispatching Port Moody Gunners 3-0, to book their place in the Canada Soccer Women’s Masters Regionals in Edmonton, Alberta. 

In the U21 Deryl Hughes Cup, Fusion FC built up a 3-0 lead over Strathcona FC, who were playing on their home field and in front of a large crowd. Despite storming back with 2 goals, Fusion held on to take the title.

The Cowichan Cougars became the first Island team to claim a trophy, as they defeated Vancouver’s Meralomas 2-1 in a rematch of the 2019 Women’s Master’s B Final in Nanaimo.   Gorge FC would follow suit by winning the Leeta Sokalski Women’s B Cup over Coquitlam Metro-Ford Galaxy on penalties. 

The Keith Millar Men’s B Cup was won by Vancouver United Snipers, who edged Guildford 1-0, while Roma defeated Ridge Meadows Wolves with a similar 1-0 score line in the Men’s Master’s B Final.  Port Moody Rangers defeated Columbus in the Master’s A final 1-0 on penalties, which means a trip to Western Master’s in Edmonton in September.

The scene switched to Swangard Stadium on Sunday, where two milestone A-Cup finals brought plenty of excitement and goals.  Gorge FC Team Sales won the 40th edition of the Women’s Open A-Cup, completing the sweep by the Lower Island Women’s Soccer Association in cups in which the participated, by defeating Coastal FC Premier 5-3. The 100th anniversary of the Men’s A Cup saw BB5 United CCB retain their status as champions by defeating FC Tigers 3-1 in a fiery match up.  Both of Sunday’s winners will represent BC at the Toyota National Championships in Vaughn, Ontario. 

On behalf of all the competitors, volunteers, City of Burnaby and event organizers, BC Soccer sends its sincere thanks to everyone who made this years finals possible, and good luck to those moving on to Nationals.

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