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Team Ontario advances to 2017 Canada Games semi-finals

By Staff, 08/11/17, 11:15AM EDT


Will face off against Quebec Aug. 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Play. Inspire. Unite. 

Team Ontario advanced past the quarter-finals by the narrowest of margins Thursday evening. 

At the end of 90 minutes, Ontario had drew Nova Scotia 1-1. 

The game went immediately to penalties and Ontario prevailed to advance to the semi-finals Friday, Aug 11 at 5:30 p.m. where they will face heated-rivals Quebec. 

The winner will advance to the gold medal game Saturday, Aug. 12 at 8 p.m. 

The match can be watched live on 

The Men's Soccer Tournament features 12 provincial and territorial select teams featuring 18 players each. Following the initial group phase (four groups of three teams), the teams will play through to the placement and medal matches on 12 August. The competition provides young players with another opportunity to test themselves against some of the best young talent in Canada.

This year marks the 13th edition of the Canada Games Men's Soccer Tournament since 1969. From past editions, nine Canada Games alumni are honoured members of the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame: Garry Ayre, Bob Bolitho, Jack Brand, Ian Bridge, Tony Chursky, Lyndon Hooper, Sam Lenarduzzi, John McGrane, and Mark Watson.