BC Women's Representatives, Coquitlam Metro-Ford, win first match as the Women's and Men's Masters Championships Kickoff

Vancouver BC, September 22, 2017 – Edmonton, Alberta plays host the Women’s Masters and Men’s Western Masters Championships from September 21-24.  Coquitlam Metro-Ford are the British Columbia representatives for both the Women’s and Men’s competitions.  The Women kicked off their competition yesterday with a 4-0 win over Saskatchewan representatives FC Regina. The Coquitlam Metro-Ford men kick off their competition today as they take on Regina Arsenal FC.

The Women’s Masters competition features the top over 30 (age) teams from Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia.  The competition is broken up into two round robins with the top teams from each round robin facing off in the finals. For more information and to see match results please click HERE

The Western Men’s Masters competition features the top Men’s over 35 (age) teams from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and British Columbia.  The Men’s competition is a single round robin format with each team playing each other. The team with the most points after all matches completed is declared the Western Men’s Masters Champions. For more information and to see the results of the Western Men’s Masters competition please click HERE

Following the Masters Championships, the National Club Championships will take place October 4-9, 2017. The U15 competition is being held in Calgary, Alberta while the U17 competitions is being held in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Both the Jubilee (women’s) and Challenge (men’s) trophy competitions will be held in Surrey British Columbia at Newton Athletic Park and will be Co-Hosted by Central City Breakers Football Club.  For more information on the National Club Championships and to see the full schedule please click HERE  

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