Soccaskool Hosting Development Team Tournament

This weekend May 6th & 7th we are looking forward to hosting our first Soccaskool Tournament.  Games will be played at both Kelowna City Park & Lillooet Soccer Field on Dilworth.

We are excited to see our U9 through U12 Development Teams playing games in their home towns with great support from there families and friends against some high caliber teams that are visiting from as far as Victoria,  Nanaimo & the Lower Mainland as well as some academy teams from Kamloops & Vernon.

Come out and cheer on the kids during what will no doubt be some high quality soccer from many talented players from across the province.

Click here for Full Tournament Schedule

Interested in becoming part of the Soccaskool Program and interested in our Development Team Programs then come see for yourself the skill level of our full time players.

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Development Team Evaluations for Next Years Program will be coming up soon.  Follow our website or Facebook Page for Evaluation Dates.

Pictures Courtesy of Heatherly.ca

 

U11/12s dig deep for Gold at Easter Invitational

On a scorching hot, sunny day in Penticton this weekend, our U11/12 Development Team won the Easter Invitational Cup, defeating the home team 7-5 in the final to complete a tournament sweep for Soccaskool.

Despite missing several key players, and playing three 25 minute shifts with only one substitute, Soccaskool produced a fine performance against a very strong Penticton full squad.

Penticton went ahead early in the game and always looked dangerous when on the attack. However, Soccaskool stuck to their game plan and defended well in the early stages. Eventually we eased our way into the game and began to control possession of the ball, which started to result in creation of goal scoring opportunities. Diego started to run the show in centre midfield, and Kai was in deadly form up front. Goals from Kai and Grayson got us into the lead, but Penticton levelled it at 2-2.

Kai tormenting the Penticton defence
Kai tormenting the Penticton defence

Into the second period of the game, Soccaskool started to dominate and were able to establish a two goal lead. At this point we started to look
comfortable but the hosts never gave up and managed to stay within two goals the entire match to keep it close. A Penticton penalty near the end brought the score to 6-5 and made for an exciting last 5 minutes. Soccaskool were in no mood to let it slip away, however, and our players overcame extreme tiredness by this point to close out the match with a last minute goal by Adrianne to make it 7-5.

Match MVP went to Kai for his stunning 5 goal performance. In this form, Kai was way too hot for the Penticton defence to handle and he tormented them all afternoon with his trickery.

All in all, an excellent event for our U11/12 Development Team, who now head into the Spring phase of the season full of confidence.