Canada qualify for U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay


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June 20, 2018
U-17 Women’s World Cup
Joe Fletcher
C License
AGM and Governance
League1 Ontario recap
Canadian Championship
OPDL Spotlight Series
Year In Review Video
Ontario Youth Soccer League
LTOD Fitness Training videos
Ontario Soccer partners
World Cup 2026
Masters Provincials
Accessible Soccer
Sheldon Kennedy on abuse in sport
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Ontario Cup Semis and Finals (U18, U21)
July 21-22

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Canada qualifies for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018
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A late goal from Andersen Willians gave Canada a 2-1 victory over Haiti and secure the young Canadians’ spot at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018.

All the scoring was done in the second half, with Canada’s Jordyn Huitema and Haiti’s Melchie Dumonay the goalscorers before the Williams winner in the 89th minute.

Click here to read the full match recap.


Ontario’s Joe Fletcher makes first FIFA 2018 World Cup appearance
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Joe Fletcher’s first appearance for the FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia came in a crucial group stage match between Portugal and Morocco in Group B on Wednesday, June 20.

Fletcher also reflected on his journey to the 2018 World Cup over the past four years.

Click here to read more about his appointment.


Spots still available in the upcoming C License to be held at SWRSA
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Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce the dates and location of an upcoming coach development opportunity.

The South-West Regional Soccer Association will host a C-License course on Oct. 20-21 and Oct. 27-28.

Click here for more information.


Ontario Soccer witnesses significant shift in governance
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June 10th marked a historic moment in the legacy of Ontario Soccer.

At Ontario Soccer’s 117th Annual General Meeting, the final touches were put on a new governance structure that will modernize the Ontario Soccer Board of Directors.

Under the new governance structure, the business of Ontario Soccer will now be conducted by a Board of Directors, composed of 12 elected individuals and one senior staff.

Click here to read more about how this will impact Ontario.



Winning streaks extended and broken in matchweek 7
TFC III and FC London continue to guard their respective first-place League1 thrones with big wins in Matchweek seven.

Stay caught up on all the news and action in League1 Ontario with the weekly recap.

Click here to read the week 7 recap.


Ottawa Fury FC open Canadian Championship against AS Blainville
In the second leg of the 2018 Canadian Championships first qualifying round AS Blainville won the series with a 0-1 win over Oakville Blue Devils.

The Quebec champions will now take on Ottawa Fury FC in the second round of qualifying.

Click here for the match preview.


The OPDL Spotlight Series – Featuring: Whitecaps London


The OPDL Spotlight Series, presented by Toronto FC, highlights stories, teams and initiatives from around the league.

The week features comments from Abbi Lezizidis, President of Whitecaps London and their first season in the OPDL.

Click here to read this week’s spotlight.


WATCH – The Ontario Soccer Year in Review Video
The Annual General Meeting is an opportunity to look back on the year that was in Ontario Soccer.

Each year, as part of the regular business of the weekend, the members in attendance are treated to a video, produced by staff, that puts a spotlight on the most memorable moments from the last 365 days.

This video ultimately serves as a reminder for why those who work in soccer are committed to the beautiful game.

Click here to watch the video.


Ontario Youth Soccer League honoured with President’s Award
The Ontario Youth Soccer League was honoured at the Centre Circle Awards Saturday night.

The league, which was established in 1993 and run by a volunteer board of directors, was given the President’s Award – a distinction reserved for those who have been a tremendous contributor to Ontario Soccer.

Click here to read more about the legacy of this league.


HUB International Presents – The LTOD Fitness Training series
Ontario Soccer is proud to announce the release of the HUB International Presents – LTOD Fitness Training series.

The first eight videos in this series focus on what every match official needs to do to get themselves in shape for the season.

Click here to watch these videos and learn more about Long Term Match Official Development.


What are Ontario Soccer’s partners saying about working with us?
Ontario Soccer’s partners recently weighed in on the benefits of working with a leading Provincial Sport Organization and how this province is helping them Play, Inspire and Unite in our communities.

Click here to watch the video.

Click here for more information on becoming an Ontario Soccer partner.


United bid selected to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup
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The United Bid of Canada, Mexico and the United States was selected to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup by the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow.

For the first time in history, FIFA’s Member Associations were given the opportunity to vote on the host for the FIFA World Cup.

There will be 16 host cities that will be selected and Toronto is expected to host one of three opening matches to kick-off the tournament.

Click here to read more about this exciting announcement.


Masters Provincial Soccer Championship draws are now released
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The Masters Provincial Soccer Championship draws have been finalized and teams now know their route to the finals.

The winners earn a trip to the Masters Men’s Eastern National Club Championship and the Masters Women’s Western Club Championship held in September.

Click here to find out the draws for the Men’s and Women’s Masters.


Make soccer accessible in your community
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Accessible Soccer is the beautiful game, for all.

Ontario Soccer believes that the intention of any accessible and inclusive soccer program should focus on providing an opportunity for players in their own community to discover soccer, develop skills and build friendships as part of a team.

This guide will assist clubs, academies and districts with generating awareness about Accessible Soccer as well assist with understanding the Accessibility for Ontarians with the Disabilities Act.

Click here for more on the guide and how to download it.


WATCH – Sheldon Kennedy’s discussion on abuse in sport

After a riveting special screening of Swift Current, presented by Respect in Sport, Sheldon Kennedy joined the audience at the Ontario Soccer Summit 2018 for an intimate question and answer session about the abuse he suffered as a youth athlete and how we can prevent it from happening in soccer.

A former NHL player, Kennedy has been instrumental in bringing governments, public and private sector partners together to influence policy change and improve the way child abuse is handled.

Click here to watch the discussion with Kennedy.


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