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Ontario Teams Bring Gold and Silver Home from 2023 Canadian Futsal Championship

By Staff, 04/19/23, 2:00PM EDT


Ontario’s Scarborough GS United won Silver in the Women’s division, while 9 de Octubre won Gold in the Men’s

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The 2023 Futsal Canadian Championship, hosted by the Calgary United Soccer Association in partnership with Tourism Calgary, took place over the weekend at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex in Calgary, Alberta.

The Futsal Canadian Championship has been hosted annually since 2015, although the competition was put on hold for two years because of the pandemic before it made its return in April 2022. New this year, was the inclusion of the Women’s division after a landmark decision by Canada Soccer to expand the tournament and hold the first-ever Women’s Futsal Canadian Championship.

2023 Women’s Futsal Canadian Championship

In the Women’s division, Scarborough GS United represented Ontario following an impressive performance at the 2023 Ontario Futsal Cup. Scarborough was dominant throughout the tournament, outscoring its opponents 20-3 through the first three games, but came up just short in the Gold medal game, losing by a single goal.

  • Game 1 (April 13): 7-0 victory over NIFA Pacific FC (BC) 
  • Game 2 (April14): 4-3 victory over Yukon Selects (YK)
  • Game 3 (April 15): 9-0 victory over Team Nunavut (NU)
  • Gold Medal Game (April 16): 3-2 defeat to Xtrême (QC)

2023 Men’s Futsal Canadian Championship

In the men’s division, 9 de Octubre of FC Emery represented Ontario following a tough fought match in the 2023 Ontario Futsal Cup. In the Canadian Futsal Championships, Octubre once again prevailed in a few tightly contested matchups, but ultimately went undefeated and took home the gold, finding a way to win when it mattered most.

  • Game 1 (April 13): 4-3 victory over Olimpia SK FC (SK)
  • Game 2 (April 14): 14-2 victory over Team Nunavut (NU)
  • Game 3 (April 15): 4-1 Callies FC (AB)
  • Gold Medal Game (April 16): 5-3 victory over Sporting Montréal FC (QC)

The matches can be streamed on the Canada Soccer YouTube channel.