The Ottawa Sportspage’s monthly summary of sports news in the nation’s capital.
For Matteo de Brienne, signing with the new Atlético Ottawa Canadian Premier League franchise represents the fulfilment of a longstanding objective to become a professional soccer player, while his youth club is proud to see a homegrown talent serve as an inspirational figure for the next generation of local players.
The pre-season pandemic stung like a tackle from behind with cleats up, but Ottawa South United Soccer Club rose back up to keep players connected and support their development before their long-awaited return to the pitch.
While the action on the pitch heats up this season, several members of the Ottawa South United Soccer Club family were honoured for their off-field contributions to our community.
OSU Force player Adrian Dagres is en route to Barcelona, Spain to represent Team Canada at the Danone Nations Cup, the world’s biggest football tournament for children aged 10 to 12.
Ottawa South United was proud to have three of our alumni represent Team Canada at November’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay – Isabella Hanisch, Kayza Massey and Ariel Young.
The beat rolled on for Ottawa South United’s Under-15 girls at the 2018 Ontario Summer Games. The youth competitive soccer team played its way to a silver medal at the London, Ont. Games, which took place halfway through a season they’ve been dominating in the Ontario Player Development League.
The Ottawa South United Force League 1 Ontario team continues to provide exceptional opportunities for player advancement into the university and professional ranks, as well as call-up experience for our club’s young talents.