Sports

Futsal returning to oval in January

BC Soccer’s annual provincial youth futsal championships are returning to Richmond in the new year.

The Richmond Olympic Oval will host the annual event Jan. 5 and 6, 2013.

The free tournament is open to all teams, with registrations being accepted now  on a first-come, first-served basis. (Visit bcsoccer.net for more information).

In 2012, Richmond-Vancouver Fusion FC made a statement to the rest of the province by winning three out of four possible titles—the U14 boys defeated Surrey United 3-1, the U16 boys won 6-2 over Magnusson Ford Mariners and the U16 girls also defeated Surrey United by a score of 3-1. The only club able to overcome the dominance of Fusion FC was the Central City Breakers metro team.

The format for the 2013 tournament will have two separate competition categories, Division 1 and Division 2. Both divisions will feature a round-robin format leading to final elimination matches to crown a winner in each division.

Division 1 is open to club teams from the BC Soccer Premier League and Metro/Select Level while Division 2 is open to any team within the Metro/Select level and below.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Sockeyes ice Wolf Pack
 
Holiday hockey classic seeks additional volunteers
 
Wood bat classic on tap in Richmond
Wozniacki beats Sharapova at WTA Finals
 
Boxing bell joins Chuvalo in Hall of Fame
 
Derby Dollz host Canadian skaters
Local Hoop Rivals Go Up
 
Kodiaks fall to Wolf Pack, 6-2
 
Sinclair praised for Olympic performance

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.