This past weekend, we hosted both UBC and UBCO Universities Soccer Head Coaches, who worked with some of our teams directly on the field. Set up by our director Ramon Mifflin, the ID camp gave an opportunity for both sides for great interaction and spotlight for the game at the university level. The feedback from our team & player skill was extremely positive. A big thanks to both schools for coming out and spending some quality time with our program. #SWUPROUD
CANIGGIA JOINS OUR NATIONS MENS NATIONAL TEAM One of our many alumni, Caniggia Elva will not stop! We love it. Yesterday, it was officially announced that Caniggia will join the U23 Men’s National Team who are on their way to Qatar for international matches. Click Here to read the full article Congratulations Caniggia – well deserved! #SWUSUPERPROUD
It was a big signing day on Feb 1st, where we had 10 of our Napoli 99 girls sign and commit to schools spread across North America. 10 players signing from one team will be a challenge to beat that’s for sure. A big congrats to these girls who have earned a spot on the following teams, we are proud to have had you play with us for many years! Meg Mary Krawchuk STFX University, Halifax NS CIS Colby Knibbs Simon Fraser University, BC NCAA Daniella Jasper Malana Vachon North Dakota State, ND (USA) NCAA Alex Bhamjee Shyanne…
From all of us at SWU, we wish you all a great Christmas and wonderful holidays! Newsletter #03 is now posted and available in the newsletter section & by clicking Also, see our holiday card made just for you by clicking on the image below: click me! We thank everyone for their time & energy helping our club continue to thrive. #SWUHOLIDAYPROUD
Caniggia just won’t stop. #swuproud Click Here to Vote ! Caniggia Elva ( VfB Stuttgart U 23 ): In the 54th minute offensive player Caniggia Elva in was Regionalliga West -Partie between the U 23 of the VfB Stuttgart and FK Pirmasens 03 at the score of 0: off the bench. 1 At the end of the encounter, however, a Stuttgart 4-1 home win was on the scoreboard. The main contributor was Elva, who gave the 1: 1 lead by Max Besuschkow and scored the 3: 1 from a short distance. The 20-year-old in the style of…
BORI ! One of our SWU Graduates was announced today as the Canada-West CIS Rookie of the Year! Huge success for Bori Falaye (98) for earning the prestigious yearly award. Well done Bori! “Congrats to Bori on a fantastic achievement. A great ambassador of the game on & off the field!” -Ramon Mifflin, Technical Director #PROUD See the full story here.
Over the weekend, the ACAC was finishing up their provincial finals. SAIT made it to the final which gives them entrance to Nationals which is held next week! Among their roster we have 4 SWU Graduates putting in serious work helping the team substantially. Congrats to: Bryan Johnson (97) Darel Ejikeme (97) Matt Verge (98) Ethan Holmes (98) Best of luck to SAIT (also coached by one of our friendly club coaches John Talerico & former club coach Grant Stevens!) @ Nationals! Proud!
With CIS season hitting playoffs, a lot of our SWU Graduates continue to grind! Bori Falaye (98) scored twice today to lift the Dinos to the Canada West Final 4. Also in the photo is another SWU Graduate Cristiano De Carvalho who rung 4 shots in the match as well. Well done boys. Proud! Read the original article here.
What another #swuproud moment. SWU Alumni Caolan Lavery officially signed with Sheffield United today on a 3 year deal. Big Big love to Caolan! Well done. from bbc news: http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/37221602 Caolan Lavery: Sheffield United sign former Sheffield Wednesday striker League One side Sheffield United have signed ex-Sheffield Wednesday striker Caolan Lavery on a three-year contract for an undisclosed compensation fee. Lavery, 23, left the Owls in July after rejecting a new contract offer, but the Blades had to pay compensation as he is under 24 years old. The Wednesday academy graduate scored six goals in 39 games for the…