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Men's and Women's BC Soccer Canada Games Teams Announced

2017 Canada Summer Games run from July 28-August 13 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Vancouver BC, July 14, 2017 – The BC Women’s and Men’s Soccer Teams for the 2017 Canada Summer Games. have been selected. The Women’s team is a mixture of Whitecaps FC REX in partnership with BC Soccer players and EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League players.  The Men’s team are all players from the EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League. To view the Women’s and Men’s rosters including coaching staff CLICK HERE

“Preparation for the Games is going well and every day we build towards our first match on August 7 as right now that’s our main focus, said Luca Dalla Pace, Team BC Men’s soccer Head Coach. The boys are looking forward to travelling to Winnipeg for the Games and are very excited to be a part of this great event and we have no doubt in our minds that the city of Winnipeg will be great hosts.”

 Team BC Men’s soccer matches kick off on August 7th at 4:30 (CDT) with an opening match against Saskatchewan. They finish their group stage on August 9th at 4:30 (CDT) vs Nova Scotia.

 Team BC Women’s soccer kicks off their competition on July 28th at 4:30 (CDT) against Newfoundland. Following that match they take on Alberta at 4:30 (CDT) on July 31st

Both the Women’s and Men’s soccer matches will be played at the Ralph Cantafio Soccer Complex in Winnipeg, Manitoba. All matches will also be streamed here: http://sportscanada.tv/canadagames/ and select matches will be on TSN!

To view the entire soccer schedule of the Canada Summer Games Soccer 2017 Winnipeg, please visit:

2017 Canada Games Schedule

About Team BC
Team BC will have a delegation of 450 athletes, coaches, managers, and mission staff to represent British Columbia at the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg.  Team BC athletes are the best young developing talent in this province and are our future national and international champions.  For more information visit www.teambc.org.
 

About the 2017 Canada Summer Games
Winnipeg, Manitoba will host the Canada Summer Games July 28 – August 13, 2017. Featuring 16 sports, over 250 events and a major cultural festival, the 2017 Canada Games will welcome over 4,000 athletes and coaches and more than 20,000 visitors.

The Canada Games are this country’s largest multi-sport event for young athletes and in 2017 will celebrate their 50th anniversary and acknowledge Canada’s 150th birthday. The 2017 Canada Summer Games will leave a lasting legacy of new and enhanced sport facilities, volunteer and leadership development that will benefit athletes and the broader community for years to come.

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body responsible for the promotion and development of the game in British Columbia. The professional not-for-profit society is committed to developing the game by inspiring British Columbians to lifelong active, inclusive and team play.

Its vision is to pursue Canada's foremost integrated soccer development system built upon club, school, varsity and professional team excellence. BC Soccer is comprised of 150 member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, spanning more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,500 referees, and thousands of coaches and other volunteer administrators and soccer leaders. Working with these member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, BC Soccer will operate 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 integral soccer values of authenticity, unity and integrity.

www.bcsoccer.net