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2007-08 Winter Photos

February 28, 2008: 

December 22, 2007:

Women's U-17 Team
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Canadian U-17 women to hold camp in March

Nkem Ezurike
Canada's women's U-17 team will hold their first camp of the 2008 season in mid-March in the Toronto, ON. Coach Bryan Rosenfeld will run a nine-day camp from 15-23 March. The training location will be finalized in the coming week based on weather implications.

"With the CONCACAF qualification tournament approaching very soon, we will need to establish once again the foundation of the team," says coach Bryan Rosenfeld. "We will build on the positives from our last international games and work very hard on any aspects that were exposed by the competition. We are also looking forward to bringing three or four new players that have been performing consistently well in the National Training Centres across the country."

Canada's women's U-17 team, whose title sponsor is BMO Financial Group, is currently training for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup New Zealand 2008. To qualify for the inaugural FIFA event, Canada will need to finish amongst the top-three teams at the CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship. The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup runs 28 October to 16 November.

Just last week, Trinidad & Tobago became the eighth and final team to qualify for the CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship. Trinidad & Tobago joins Caribbean nations Jamaica and Puerto Rica, Central American nations Costa Rica and El Salvador, and "north zone" countries Mexico, the United States and Canada.

September 21, 2007: 

President Pat Daly, welcomes Mesut Mert as Scotia's new Senior A Men's Premier Coach.  Also attending
are, Gerard Wadden, Verona Leslie and Gary Hector. 

September 22, 2007:  At a press conference yesterday at the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame in Halifax, it was announced that Mesut Mert has been appointed Coach and Player of the Scotia Soccer Club's Senior A Men's Premier Division Team.

Twenty-nine year old Mesut is a Canadian professional star and considered to be one of the best soccer players ever developed in this country.  Mesut has played three years in the professional United Soccer League with the Calgary Mustangs and the Montreal Impact.  A product of Nova Scotia, Bulgarian born, Mesut  was a member of the Provincial Team in the 1997 Canada Games.  He had an outstanding university career, leading the SMU Huskies to win two silver medals and a bronze in Nationals.  Mesut was named "Rookie of the Year" in the Canadian college soccer in 2000 and the following year was named "Athlete of the Year." 

Senior men's tryouts are scheduled for October 11 & 12, 7:30-9:30 at Weir Field.

Created by: Scotia Soccer Club -- Last updated:Feb 28, 2011