Jubilee Trophy Final headlines upcoming Day 5 action at Canada Soccer’s 2018 Toyota National Championships
Canada Soccer – Semi-Final matchups are in place across the 2018 Toyota National Championships U-15 and U-17 Cup competitions in Laval, QC and Surrey, BC. At the Challenge Trophy, teams continue to fight for the top of their group to ensure a place in Gold Medal matches on Teck Finals Day on 8 October. In addition, Saskatoon, SK will host Ontario and British Columbia in the Jubilee Trophy Final on Day 5 on 7 October.
Ontario’s Scarborough GS United will face Surrey United SC of British Columbia in the Gold Medal match at the Jubilee Trophy. Royal-Sélect Beauport will face Holy Cross in the Third Place match. Edmonton Victoria faces Halifax Dunbrack SC in the fifth-place match. Fredericton Picaroons Reds face Saskatoon SK Impact FC for seventh place.
British Columbia and Ontario lead the way at the Challenge Trophy competition. Surrey BC Tigers Hurricanes lead in Group A and Caledon SC remains atop Group B after Day 4. The top teams in each group qualify for the Gold Medal match of the Challenge Trophy competition on Teck Finals Day on 8 October.
Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia teams have qualified for U-17 Cup Semi-Final matches at the 2018 Toyota National Championships. In Girls U-17 Cup Semi-Finals, Coastal FC will face Burlington Bayhawks SC and Lakeshore SC will face Suburban FC for a chance to play in the Gold Medal match on Teck Finals Day on 8 October. Surrey United SC and CS Saint-Laurent, and Coquitlam Metro-Ford and Vaughan SC make up the Semi-Finals in the Boys U-17 Cup.
Recap: Day 4 at the U-17 Cup in Surrey, BC
Ontario, Quebec and Alberta led the way in U-15 Cup action on Day 5 from Laval, QC. Teams from all three provinces qualified on both sides of the competition.
At the Boys U-15 Cup, Woodbridge Strikers from Ontario will face Winnipeg Bonivital and Panellionios Montreal FC will face Edmonton Warriors SC in the Semi-Finals. Mountain United will face Calgary South West United while Cumberland United SC Cobras and Lakeshore FC earned Semi-Final berths at the Girls U-15 Cup. The winning teams will play in the Gold Medal matches on Teck Finals Day on 8 October.
Recap: Day 4 at the U-15 Cup in Laval, QC
2018 TOYOTA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Canada Soccer’s Toyota National Championships run 3-8 October 2017 in Surrey, BC, Laval, QC, and Saskatoon, SK. At all age levels, the Toyota National Championships provide a meaningful soccer experience for host cities and participating teams, as well as the player, coaches, support staff, officials, and volunteers.
MERCHANDISE ON SALE
Official 2018 Toyota National Championships merchandise is now available featuring a wide variety of apparel including hoodies, sweatshirts, sweatpants, t-shirts, and toques. Shop online at https://natchampshop.myshopify.com/ or in person at each of the three venues in Surrey, Laval, and Saskatoon from 6-8 October.
Canada Soccer will broadcast every day from each of the three 2018 Toyota National Championships venues, culminating with the five gold-medal matches on Teck Finals Day. The live streaming marks a continued commitment by Canada Soccer to deliver extensive coverage of the Toyota National Championships, including live daily broadcasts from each venue. A complete broadcast schedule will be published shortly. For continued updates visit canadasoccer.com/nationals.
Access competition schedules, scores and standings via the official 2018 Toyota National Championships mobile app. To access the App search ‘Canada Soccer’ in either the iOS or Android app stores.
WEBSITE DIGITAL MEDIA & PHOTOS
Canada Soccer will provide daily coverage of the Toyota National Championships from all three venues via the official website, www.canadasoccer.com/nationals. Participating teams, players, families, and fans are encouraged to share content from this year’s Toyota National Championships using venue and competition hashtags on Facebook (CanadaSoccer), Twitter (@CanadaSoccerEN /@CanadaSoccerFR), and Instagram (@CanadaSoccer).
Challenge Trophy – #Saskatoon2018
Jubilee Trophy – #Saskatoon2018
U-17 Cup – #U17Cup #Surrey
U-15 Cup – #U15Cup #Laval
FINAL DAY (all venues) – #TeckFinalsDay
Canada Soccer will tag & publish all photos to www.Flickr.com/canadasoccer, notably starting XI photos before each match. Local organisers will work with each team to organise photos and identify the players in each picture taken.
OCTOBER CANADA SOCCER ACTION
The month of October features important international competitions for both the Women’s National Team and Men’s National Team as well as the coast-to-coast Toyota National Championships for premier amateur clubs. Canada #CANWNT are competing in the Concacaf Women’s Championship from 4-17 October, with a spot at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 on the line, while Canada #CANMNT are at home for a Concacaf Nations League Qualifying match on 16 October. The Toyota National Championships, meanwhile, cap off the 2018 amateur season in which more than 640 clubs and 12,000 players competed for a chance to win a national title.
As with all home international soccer matches, tickets to Canada’s Tuesday 16 October match in Toronto at BMO Field are available via canadasoccer.com/tickets.
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