Please see below for a selection of recent L1O-related content:
Canada Soccer prepares for biggest Canadian Championship ever starting in April
Featuring its biggest field of clubs and its earliest start date ever, Canada Soccer’s 2023 Canadian Championship will kick off Tuesday 18 April 2023 with clubs spread from coast to coast across the nation in the annual “Battle of the North.”
Read more from Canada Soccer: https://canadasoccer.com/news/canada-soccer-prepares-for-biggest-canadian-championship-ever-starting-in-april/
The Province: Ryan Raposo: The Vancouver Whitecaps' sage old veteran of 23
Ryan Raposo made his MLS debut as a second-half substitute for winger Cristian Dajome in a 4-4-2 formation on March 7, 2020. He assisted on the only goal in the 1-0 away win over LAFC, with Tosaint Ricketts scoring in the 74th minute.
Read more by J.J. Adams: https://theprovince.com/sports/ryan-raposo-the-vancouver-whitecaps-sage-old-veteran-of-23
Aldergrove Star: Two Ontario players join new pro soccer team in Langley
Two Ontario players are the most recent to be signed to play for Langley’s new pro soccer team this coming season.
Read more by Langley Times: https://www.aldergrovestar.com/sports/2-ontario-players-join-new-pro-soccer-team-in-langley/
CanPL: L1O MVP Massimo Ferrin looking to translate Vaughan success to CPL with Wanderers
When Massimo Ferrin returned to League1 Ontario in 2022 after a stint in the USL Championship, he was hoping to make an impact. What he didn’t anticipate, though, was just how much of an impact he would make.
Read more by CanPL: https://canpl.ca/article/l1o-mvp-massimo-ferrin-looking-to-translate-vaughan-success-to-cpl-with-wanderers
GuelphToday: Guelph United brings women's Guelph Union into the fold
A merger for the top men's and women's soccer teams in Guelph.
Read more by GuelphToday: https://www.guelphtoday.com/local-sports/guelph-united-brings-womens-guelph-union-into-the-fold-6367701
The London Free Press: Sports Notes: Lightning prep for tip-off; Jr. Knights shine: Benati signs
Londoner Julia Benati will continue her professional soccer career after signing with Portugal’s Valadares Gaia FC women’s team.
Read more by Ryan Pyette: https://lfpress.com/sports/local-sports/sports-notes-lightning-prep-for-tip-off-jr-knights-shine-benati-signs