8 Ontario players make the U-17 cut

The final roster for Canada’s Women’s U-17 Team, which will represent the country at the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup in Costa Rica, has been announced. The team qualified for the tournament last year with a runner-up finish at the CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship in Jamaica. There are eight Ontario players who have made the more »

OSA extends its condolences to Pitfield family

On behalf of The Ontario Soccer Association and myself, we wish to extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of James Pitfield, who passed away February 26. James will be remembered for his contributions to the soccer community in Ontario and in particular the Windsor region where he served as a member of more »

Saltfleet Soccer Club partner with ChievoVerona Academy

The ChievoVerona North American Academy today announced its 17th partner club, Saltfleet Soccer Club. The Saltfleet Soccer Club has all levels of play – from youth recreational teams, youth competitive program, to Senior Recreational and Competitive teams, and finally the SSST (special needs) program. Saltfleet Soccer Club was recently awarded the Gold Club Excellence Award more »

Nominations for Centre Circle awards extended

Do you know someone who should be recognized for their life-long contributions to soccer in Ontario? Is there someone in your district or club who has continually gone above and beyond to help grow the game? Their countless hours of service to the sport makes them a candidate for this honour and distinction. The submission more »

OSA names Mirco Schroff as Technical Director of its Talented Pathway

The Ontario Soccer Association announced the hiring of York Region Soccer Association (YRSA) Technical Director Mirco Schroff to the newly created position of Technical Director, Talented Pathway. Schroff will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of the province’s high performance programs, including the Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) and the new Regional Talent Centre program. more »

Oshawa Kicks partner with Sheffield Wednesday

OSHAWA, ON – February 19, 2014. The Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club had its annual Open House at the Oshawa Civic Complex to announce a number of 2014 club partnerships. The highlight of the evening was the formal announcement of a newly signed partnership with Sheffield Wednesday of the English Football League. An Oshawa sports club more »

Ontario Futsal Cup Hosts Training Sessions, Men’s Showcase, and Under-16 Boys Division

It was an exciting day of Futsal at Durham College on Saturday, February 15. The Ontario Futsal Cup was held along with two training sessions and a Men’s Showcase game. The Ontario Futsal Cup featured the Under 16 Boys division where four teams battled for the provincial title. Ottawa FC Washington Selects, London LAC Spartans, more »

Ontario players put pen to paper on NCAA signing day

  It’s time we started singing your praises Ontario. To do that, the OSA is trying to build a better database of Ontario players. We want to share the successes of those who grew through our province going forward. This is the time of year when university and college age players began declaring for their more »

OSA TAC member joins SportWORKS program

A member of the OSA’s technical advisory council (TAC)  has been given a tremendous honour by Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC). Linda Whitehead, also a Master Learning Facilitator at the OSA , has been selected as a senior sport leader by the CGC’s SportWORKS program, which will send placements to ten countries around the world. Whitehead, more »

OSA extends its condolences to Kontos family

The Ontario Soccer Association wishes to extend its deepest condolences to the friends and family of Frank Kontos, who passed away earlier this week on February 3. Kontos was instrumental in growing the game here in Ontario and has left a legacy of success behind, particularly in the Hungarian community in Toronto. Founder of the more »