Victor Montagliani Elected CONCACAF President and Re-elected as Canada Soccer President

Victor Montagliani Re-elected for a second term as Canada Soccer President

Vancouver BC, May 12 2016 – British Columbia’s Victor Montagliani was just elected CONCACAF President and a week ago was re-elected as the Canada Soccer President at the Canada Soccer AGM. Prior to Victor being elected CONCACAF President Victor has been the President of Canada Soccer since 2012 and the Canada Soccer President re-election will extend his Presidency right through until 2020.  Prior to that Victor was the president of the British Columbia Soccer Association and had a tremendous impact on soccer across this province and Country.

“Soccer in CONCACAF has suffered in recent years from personal agendas being placed ahead of the good of the game and the good of the players, said Roger Barnes BC Soccer President. "Making sure that the organization regains the trust of the  millions who play soccer is a huge and critical job. All of us in soccer in British Columbia will be immensely proud that one of our own has taken on the responsibility to lead our region forward. A British Columbia player, president and life member is now taking on the job of leading our Confederation, and restoring integrity in the game. All of us who have worked with Victor know he has the determination and passion to succeed. Victor has our sincere thanks for becoming confederation president, our full support and our best wishes.”

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About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body with the mission to govern, promote and develop the game of soccer in British Columbia in a professional and progressive manner. Established in 1907, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sport organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants.  As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for 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.  

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,200 registered referees, and thousands of volunteer coaches, administrators and soccer leaders. Working with its 40 member Youth Districts and 11 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’s vision is to ensure every British Columbian has the opportunity to be involved in soccer as part of a lifelong commitment to active, health and involved lifestyle.