OAKVILLE, ON - The Oakville Soccer Club is proud to announce that 33 players from the Club's OPDL program have been selected to participate in the Ontario Soccer Provincial Screenings in November.

These U13 and U14 players have been selected by Ontario Soccer based on their performance during the 2017 OPDL season. Founded in 2014, the OPDL is Ontario's standards-based high performance league. It combines top level competition with strict high performance training standards with the goals of developing the top soccer talent within the province.

The Provincial Screening program is the first step towards players moving on to representing Ontario Soccer and its provincial teams within each of their respective age groups.

OSC Executive Director Dave Harris said of the selections: “OSC is proud to congratulate all 33 members of our Ontario Player Development League teams who have been named to the provincial screening process.  This is a tremendous and well deserved honour for our players and we wish them all the best in their quest towards joining the provincial program.”

Congratulations to the following players:

Girls Under 13
Nadia Bastasic
Natalie Capannelli
Sophie Francuz
Sophie Bernier
Ava Boyd
Medina Doka
Jada Johnson
Emma Holmes
Sophie Joly
Girls Under 14
Alanna Delle Monache
Amrit Arora
Jenna Taghikhani*
Jessica Dougall
Kendra Pelton
Asha Sunner
Mary Beth Di Fonzo
Linsey Boryszko

Boys Under 13
Daniel Christiansen
Isaiah Goldson
Rodrigo Noblecilla
Nathan Barker
Manuel Rodrigues

Boys Under 14
William Aling
Dominik Stefanski
Kevin Espiro
Lucas Russo*
Samir Ghouli
Yves Michel Tcheuyap*
Mauro Lulli
Joshua DuDiot
Carson Davidson
Calum Chau
Ethan Mendes

*Indicates players that participated in the 2017 Provincial program.

OSC Senior Technical Director Chris Grierson also extended congratulations to the players stating: “Congratulations to all 33 players from OSC on being identified throughout the 2017 OPDL season. To be selected to attend the Provincial Screening days is a huge achievement for each individual. Each player will have an opportunity to show case their skills amongst other players from Ontario and in front of Provincial Scouts and coaches”. “Good Luck to all involved and well done to all the coaching staff at OSC for their dedication and commitment to Player Development”.

The provincial screening sessions will run throughout the month of November:

  • GU13 Provincial Screening: November 18
  • BU13 Provincial Screening: November 25
  • GU14 Provincial Screening: November 19
  • BU14 Provincial Screening: November 26

The Oakville Soccer Club is proud to have these young individuals representing the Club and wishes all 33 players all the best at the Provincial Screenings.

Media Contact
Dave Harris
Executive Director
T 905-849-4436 x 4444

About OSC
The Oakville Soccer Club, founded in 1972, is the largest amateur soccer club in Canada, with over 12,000 members coached by over 900 volunteer and professional coaches. OSC is based at its 100,000 square foot indoor soccer facility on Pine Glen Road in North Oakville. The Oakville Soccer Club carries the Gold Standard Award for Club Excellence from Ontario Soccer. OSC’s tradition of excellence includes eight national championships, 55 Ontario Cup winners and a large number of players selected to represent Canada both at national and international levels. OSC is committed to providing a positive soccer experience to all Club members through technical training, encouragement and opportunities for players to advance their soccer and life skills.