Cheer on the 6 BC Players and the entire Canada Women's U17 National Team as they Kickoff FIFA U17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016

Congratulations to Ashley Cathro, Julia Grosso, Emma Regan, Kaela Hansen, Caitlin Shaw, and Jordyn Huitema who are all on the 21 player Roster

Vancouver BC, September 29, 2016 - The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 begins on September 30 and will run right through until October 21. Canada will face Cameroon (September 30), Germany (October 3) and Venezuela (October 7) in the group phase. BC Soccer would like to congratulate the 6 players from BC who were named to the roster: Ashley Cathro, Julia Grosso, Emma Regan, Kaela Hansen, Caitlin Shaw, and Jordyn Huitema.

“I want to congratulate all of the players who made the roster and especially the 6 British Columbia based players,” said Chris Cerroni BC Soccer Director of Soccer Development. “All 6 players came through the EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League, the BC Soccer High Performance Program, as well as the Rex Program and being named to the roster is a true testament of their work ethic and dedication."

BC Soccer is encouraging everyone to tune into the Canada team matches and cheer on all of the BC players and the entire team as they compete for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016. 

To read the Canada Soccer story and to see the complete 21 person roster click the link:

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body responsible for the promotion and development of the game in British Columbia. It is the largest provincial sport organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants. Our mission is to develop the game by inspiring British Columbians to lifelong active, inclusive and team play. As a professional not-for-profit society, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for our existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues and districts.  We believe in the universal passion of our global game and the power it has to unite and motivate communities.

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,500 registered referees, and thousands of volunteer coaches, administrators and soccer leaders. Working with its member Youth Districts and Adult Leagues as well as their affiliate member clubs, BC Soccer operates under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer will promote the soccer values of authenticity, unity and integrity