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Media Talk

By League1 Ontario staff, 05/10/22, 9:15AM EDT


We round up some of the latest features in the media about League1 Ontario.

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Please see below for a selection of recent stories about League1 Ontario:

Guelph Today: David meets Goliath Tuesday as Guelph United FC plays its biggest game ever

It has the makings of a soccer version of David meets Goliath Tuesday when Guelph United FC meets Halifax HFX Wanders at Alumni Stadium.

Read more by Rob Massey:


CanPL: ‘A Hollywood script’: Guelph United’s meteoric rise in L1O ahead of CanChamp clash vs. HFX Wanderers

One year ago, Guelph United FC had never kicked a ball in anger in League1 Ontario. On Tuesday night, just under 10 months since their maiden voyage, they’ll represent the league — as its champions, no less — in the Canadian Championship, playing host to CPL opposition in HFX Wanderers FC.

Read more by Charlie O’Connor-Clarke:


Toronto Star: Electric City FC men win home opener in Peterborough

Electric City FC sent a charge through League1 Ontario Saturday night. In their first-ever home match ECFC smashed the league attendance record with a crowd of 1,565, many decked out in the club's black and yellow colours, at the Fleming Sports Complex. The previous attendance mark was 1,250 which commissioner Dino Rossi said is the sellout they get each year at the Ontario Soccer Centre for their league final.

Read more by Mike Davies:


Toronto FC: Toronto FC II sign goalkeeper Baj Maan

Toronto FC II announced today that the club has signed goalkeeper Baj Maan to an MLS NEXT Pro contract. Maan will be added to the club’s roster pending league and federation approval.

[...] The Brampton, Ontario native originally joined the Sigma FC Academy in 2015 and represented the club across all youth levels including League1 Ontario.

Read more:


Northern Tribune: Electric City FC Smashes League1 Ontario Attendance Record

The long-awaited home opener for Peterborough’s Electric City FC has broken the League1 Ontario attendance record.

Read more by John Jacques: