The Canada Soccer Western Masters and Regional Women's Masters Kick Off

Cheer on Coquitlam Metro-Ford in both the Men’s and Women’s Masters

Vancouver BC , September 23, 2016 – On September 22 the 2016 Canada Soccer Western Masters Championships kicked off in Winnipeg Manitoba .  BC Soccer is represented by Coquitlam Metro-Ford in both of the competitions and all fans can keep updated on their progress at  Both BC teams took home gold last year at the 2015 championships and the Coquitlam Metro-Ford women’s team looks to become repeat champions while the Men’s team looks to follow up West Side FC’s gold.

“We are very excited to be competing at the Canada Soccer Regional Women’s Masters and Western Men's Masters this upcoming weekend and on behalf of BC Soccer I want to thank the entire team at Manitoba Soccer for hosting this event,” said Rob Brown, BC Soccer Board of Director and Vice President of Adult. “There will be some great matches as some of the best over 35 men’s teams and over 30’s Women’s teams in the country will take to the pitches.”

The 2016 Canada Soccer Western Men's Masters competition will see the top over 35 men’s teams from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba compete in a round robin format.  BC kicks off their competition on September 23 with the final matches taking place on Sunday, September 25.  For a full schedule and results of the matches please visit Canada Soccer Western Masters.

The 2016 Canada Soccer Regional Women’s Master's competition will see the top over 30’s women’s teams from British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Manitoba in a two-group round robin format.  The top teams from each group will then play the finals on Sunday, September 25.  For a complete schedule, list of teams within each group and for results please visit: Canada Soccer Women’s Masters

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