New Brunswick soccer gamers will quickly get an opportunity to face off against Sunderland FC, a British soccer team identified for their very own documentary sequence.
On their first worldwide tour because the starting of the pandemic, the team will play against New Brunswick athletes on July thirtieth, earlier than a showdown with CF Montreal on Aug. 5 on the Medavie Blue Cross Stadium on the Université de Moncton campus.
Roberto Di Donato, a soccer coach working with the United Way to coordinate fundraising on the upcoming video games, stated on Thursday he hoped the occasion may spark curiosity in an expert soccer team for Moncton, like Halifax has within the Halifax Wanderers.
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“It’s great to see this and hopefully we can continue doing this year after year, and eventually we could have what they have in Halifax, which is a full-time professional team. It would be great to see that,” he stated.
Sunderland FC Match agent Mark Taylor was in Moncton on Thursday so as to try the amenities.
“I’ve seen the photos and everything but it doesn’t do it justice,” he stated of the stadium that has beforehand hosted FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015.
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“Everything about it is really top class.”
He stated this would be the team’s first worldwide journey because the summer time of 2019. “I’m sure it will be worth the wait, really,” he stated.
Soccer NB govt director Younes Bouida stated in an interview that the choice course of for New Brunswick’s team was nonetheless underway.
“Doing the selection process, our plan is to have three camps to prepare for that game. And (the players) are just keen and excited and they want to show that there is talent in New Brunswick and they deserve to be seen,” he stated.
Like Di Donato, he’s hoping this occasion will likely be a stepping stone to an eventual skilled team for Moncton.
“I think soccer in particular is a vehicle for integration for newcomers. I think most of the newcomers are passionate about the game. For them to come and see soccer here like they used to, it will help them have fun and settle really well.”
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