Fraser Valley team earns soccer silver (with video)

Abbotsford's Kahlon wins golden boot at tournament

A group of four Abbotsford soccer players earned silver at the 2016 U14 National championships last month.



A quartet of Abbotsford soccer players returned home last month with some hardware from the National Soccer Championships U14 Cup.

The event, which ran from Oct. 5 to 10 in Moncton, N.B., featured the top teams from all across the country battling it out for the crown.

B.C. was represented by the Fraser Valley team and included Abbotsford players Jehmrode Kahlon, Jaskirat Sidhu, Joel Ward and Isaac Janzen.

Fraser Valley opened the round robin with a 7-0 win over Newfoundland on Oct. 5, and then blanked Alberta 1-0 on Oct. 6. They then defeated PEI 10-0 on Oct. 7, and Nova Scotia 2-0 on Oct. 8 to finish the round robin a perfect four wins and no losses.

The club finished first in its group in the round robin, and advanced to the U14 Cup final against Ontario on Oct. 10. Fraser Valley fell 1-0 in the final to earn silver at the tournament.

Kahlon won the golden boot at the tournament for the most goals. He scored nine times in five games to pick up the honour.

For more information on the event, visit canadasoccer.com/u-14-cup-s15490.

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