Please see below for a selection of recent L1O-related content:
The Standard: ECFC women blanked by Nitros
The Electric City FC women's team suffered its worst loss in its two-year history, falling 5-0 to the North Toronto Nitros in Toronto on Saturday night.
Read more from the Standard: https://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/pe/sports/peterborough-region/2023/04/30/ecfc-women-blanked-by-nitros.html
Windsor City FC got its first win of the League1 Ontario Premier Men’s Division play on Sunday with a 6-1 win over the St. Catharines Roma Wolves at Acumen Stadium.
Read more by Jim Parker: https://windsorstar.com/sports/local-roundup-tecumsehs-daniel-wins-gold-with-canada-at-world-senior-curling-championship
Oakville News: Oakville’s Blue Devils FC women’s team kicks off the 2023 season
After significant changes happened to the team in the off-season, Oakville's Blue Devils FC women's team kicks off the 2023 League1 Ontario Season Sunday.
Read more by Avery Fry: https://oakvillenews.org/oakville-sports-news/oakville-blue-devils-fc-women-kicks-off-2023/
13th Man Sports: Top ten players to come from League1 Ontario
With relegation now in play, this is the most important and unique season in the history of League 1 Ontario.
Read more from 13th Man Sports: https://13thmansports.ca/2023/04/28/top-ten-players-to-come-from-league-1-ontario/
CanPL: Valour FC sign defender Klaidi Cela
Valour FC announced Thursday the club has signed Canadian-Albanian defender Klaidi Cela.
Read more from CanPL: https://canpl.ca/article/144527
Northern Tribune: Who’s likely to fill each CPL club’s U-21 minutes?
The 2022 Canadian Premier League season produced a number of breakout domestic U-21 stars, some of whom earned moves to other clubs in North America and abroad.
Read more by Mark Bahensky: https://northerntribune.ca/2023-canadian-premier-league-u-21-minutes-preview/
CanPL: Bobby Smyrniotis signs extension with Forge FC, role expanded to head coach & sporting director
The most successful coach in the Canadian Premier League is staying put.
Read more by Charlie O’connor-Clarke: https://canpl.ca/article/bobby-smyrniotis-signs-extension-with-forge-fc-role-expanded-to-head-coach-sporting-director
Sporting KC: Sporting KC signs 22-year-old forward Stephen Afrifa
Sporting Kansas City announced today the signing of 22-year-old forward Stephen Afrifa, who was selected by the club in the first round of MLS SuperDraft 2023 presented by adidas last December.
Read more by Sam Kovzan: https://www.sportingkc.com/news/sporting-kc-signs-22-year-old-forward-stephen-afrifa
Football Italia: Belgium reports suggest Inter have agreed a deal for Buchanan
Reports from Belgium suggest that Inter have verbally agreed a deal with Club Brugge for Canadian winger Tajon Buchanan.
Read more from Apollo Heyes: https://football-italia.net/belgium-reports-suggest-inter-have-agreed-a-deal-for-buchanan/