The Vancouver Island Wave U16 boys captured their third consecutive B.C. Premier Cup title with a 2-0 win over Coastal FC. (Submitted by Lower Island Soccer)

Island teams claim pair of provincial soccer titles

Vancouver Island Wave U16 soccer team takes third consecutive provincial title

A pair of Vancouver Island teams took home the B.C. Soccer Provincial Premier Cup last weekend in Surrey

The Vancouver Island Wave U15 boys, coached by Victor Ferreira, won their match over Fraser Valley Premier 1-0. The win means the VI Wave U15 boys will represent British Columbia at Canada Soccer’s U15 National Championships to be held in Edmonton, Alta, over the Thanksgiving weekend.

READ ALSO: Largest indoor soccer training facility in B.C. coming to Langford

The Vancouver Island Wave franchise is made up of players from the Lower Island Soccer Association and the Upper Island Soccer Association.

The B.C. Soccer Provincial Premier Cup is the finals for the B.C. Soccer Premier League, which provides an elevated level of competition for high-performance players in the province.

This is the second time in franchise history that a Vancouver Island Wave team will be representing B.C. at Canada Soccer Nationals.

READ ALSO: New P.A.C.E. soccer club shoots for players

Last year’s B.C. Soccer champions, the VI Wave boys born in 2003, found themselves in the finals again this year in the U16 age category. The VI Wave were successful in capturing their third consecutive B.C. Premier Cup title 2-0 over Coastal FC.

Next year’s VI Wave program has promoted Sloan Davison, born in 2006, to join the Whitecaps residency program in Vancouver full time. Davison joined the VI Wave program from Bays United FC.

Rory Rothnie and Ashlyn Pakos, born in 2005, have been promoted to the Whitecaps FC Girls Elite Super REX Program in Vancouver full time. Both Rothnie and Pakos joined the VI Wave program from the Gorge Soccer Association.

For more information on the event visit premiercup.bcsoccer.net/schedule-results.



kendra.crighton@blackpress.ca

Follow us on Instagram
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

vnc.editorial@blackpress.ca

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

North Saanich among six communities facing ‘chronic shortage’ of daycare spaces

Findings appear in a report that also analyzed daycare in Central Saanich and Sidney

VicPD looking for 17-year-old girl, believed to be in downtown Victoria

Circumstance under which she has gone missing are considered to be high-risk

New urgent, primary care health centre opens in Saanich come November

North Quadra area facility to provide same-day, ongoing care for folks without family doctors

Woman arrested for hit and run that left another vehicle in Colwood front lawn

The woman was issued a 24 hour driving prohibition and a ticket

McKenzie interchange project drives towards completion

Motorists asked to continue following construction zone signage as crews will be on site into the fall

VIDEO: B.C. to launch mouth-rinse COVID-19 test for kids

Test involves swishing and gargling saline in mouth and no deep-nasal swab

70-year-old punched in the head in dispute over disability parking space in Nanaimo

Senior’s turban knocked off in incident at mall parking lot

One person dead in two-vehicle accident in North Island

Highway 19A was closed for several hours north of Courtenay following the crash

CHARTS: Beyond Metro Vancouver, COVID-19 cases in B.C. haven’t increased much recently

COVID-19 case counts outside of Metro Vancouver have been level since July

Record-breaking 165 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in B.C. in 24-hour period

Fifty-seven people are in hospital battling the novel coronavirus

B.C. teachers file Labour Relations Board application over COVID-19 classroom concerns

The application comes as B.C.’s second week of the new school year comes to a close

Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds

The survey funded by Heart & Stroke also found the decrease in vaping frequency is most notable in British Columbia and Ontario

Long-term care need pressuring acute care in Comox Valley, Strathcona

Region could use a couple of large facilities for seniors on the north part of the Island

B.C.’s COVID-19 economic recovery plan: Top 5 things you need to know

Jobs training, tax incentives for employers to hire staff and more

Most Read