There’s no one representative of the growth of soccer talent in the nation’s capital quite like local prodigy Antoine Coupland.
It wasn’t quite like hoisting a big trophy after the championship-winning goal, but Ottawa TFC Soccer Club nonetheless scored a major triumph off the field when it was chosen as one of only 39 clubs across the country to receive Canada Soccer’s new National Youth Club Licence.
Ottawa South United Soccer Club has been announced as one of Canada Soccer’s first-ever Canada Soccer National Youth Club Licence holders.
The soccer fields at Carleton University were the site of some of the city’s division-topping Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) teams for a weekend of competition in early July.
The under-13 boys’ and girls’ soccer teams from Rimouski, Que. shone under the big city lights at the first Ottawa TFC Capital Cup Tournament & Festival on June 22-23 in Orleans.
Ottawa South United Force teams and players are making a big impact close to home regionally, provincially, across the continent and even overseas this summer, as the club’s name continues to spread far and wide.
The era of Ottawa TFC has officially begun with the club born from the amalgamation of Cumberland United and Capital United having held the official kickoff of its first competitive season.