Girls soccer

Soccer players with Alberni Athletics youth soccer club enjoy a wrapup day under sunny skies, March 5, 2022. (AMY ANAKA PHOTO)

Alberni Athletics celebrate successful soccer season

COVID-19 restrictions over the last two years saw some limitations

 

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Ex-Vancouver Whitecaps women’s coach facing sex assault charges

Robert Steven Birarda charged with sexual exploitation, sexual assault, child luring

 

The Alberni Athletics girls team at the Development Cup in 2020. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

COVID-19 ends Alberni Athletics’ year of provincial promise

Girls’ soccer team was poised for return to Island Cup, B.C. finals when season was cut short

  • Apr 28, 2020

 

Canada’s Desiree Scott (11) and Mexico’s Jimena Lopez (5) collide during a CONCACAF women’s Olympic qualifying soccer match February 4, 2020, in Edinburg, Texas. Eighth-ranked Canada can book its ticket to the Tokyo Olympics with a win over No. 37 Costa Rica in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship on Friday at Dignity Health Sports Park. The Canadian women have never lost to Costa Rica. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Delcia Lopez

Canadian women qualify for Tokyo Olympics with hard-fought win over Costa Rica

Victory means the eighth-ranked Canadian women can now work towards a podium finish at the Games

Canada’s Desiree Scott (11) and Mexico’s Jimena Lopez (5) collide during a CONCACAF women’s Olympic qualifying soccer match February 4, 2020, in Edinburg, Texas. Eighth-ranked Canada can book its ticket to the Tokyo Olympics with a win over No. 37 Costa Rica in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship on Friday at Dignity Health Sports Park. The Canadian women have never lost to Costa Rica. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Delcia Lopez
Vancouver Whitecaps fans staged a walkout during the team’s Major League Soccer game Wednesday night. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

Whitecaps fans stage walkout over club’s response to allegations against B.C. coach

Soccer coach has been suspended by Coastal FC since February

Vancouver Whitecaps fans staged a walkout during the team’s Major League Soccer game Wednesday night. (Wikimedia Commons photo)
B.C. youth soccer coach suspended following allegations made in blog post

B.C. youth soccer coach suspended following allegations made in blog post

Allegations “are of the deepest concern” to South Surrey/White Rock youth soccer club

B.C. youth soccer coach suspended following allegations made in blog post