The Canada Soccer Western and Women's Masters Concluded with Both BC Teams Taking Gold

Westside FC in the Western Masters competition and Coquitlam Metro-Ford in the Woman’s Masters go undefeated

Vancouver BC , September 29 – On September 24-27 BC Soccer hosted the Canada Soccer Western Masters and Woman’s Masters competitions at the newly renovated Empire Fields in Vancouver and both BC Teams came away with Gold.  Coquitlam Metro-Ford, representing BC in the Women’s Masters and Westside FC representing BC Soccer in the Western Masters (men’s competition) both finished undefeated winning their respective competitions.

“It turned out to be a great weekend of soccer as the weather was incredible throughout the competition and there were some truly superb matches to watch,” said Rob Brown, BC Soccer Board of Director and Vice President of Adult. “We are very proud of Coquitlam Metro Ford and Westside FC for their performances especially after seeing the quality of soccer that all of the other provinces displayed.”

The 2015 Canada Soccer Western Masters competition saw some of the best over 35 men’s teams from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba compete in a round robin format.  The final match for all of the teams took place on Sunday September 27 with BC defeating Saskatchewan and Alberta defeating Manitoba.  With their win over Saskatchewan, BC clinched top spot in the round robin and the gold medal. For the overall results and for the results from each of match please visit: Canada Soccer Western Masters

The 2015 Canada Soccer Women’s Masters competition saw the top over 30’s women’s teams from British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Manitoba compete in a two group round robin format.  The top teams from each group, the second place from each group and the third place teams from each group all competed on Sunday September 27 for the final matches of the competition. All three matches were extremely close with Manitoba edging out Saskatchewan 2-1, Quebec defeating Ontario in a penalty shootout 3-2 and BC’s Coquitlam Metro Ford taking gold over Alberta in a close 3-1 match.   For a complete, list of teams within each group and for all match results please visit: Canada Soccer Women’s Masters

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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.