Futsal Canadian Championship

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Futsal Canadian Championship
Founded2015
CountryCanada
ConfederationCONCACAF
Domestic cup(s)None
Current championsToronto Idolo Futsal
(2019)
Most championshipsToronto Idolo Futsal - 2 titles
WebsiteOfficial Website

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Futsal Canadian Championship is the futsal year end national club competition hosted by Canada Soccer. Its first year featured two clubs from Quebec and Ontario in 2015. The competition is under the authority of the Canada Soccer Association and adheres to the FIFA Futsal Laws Of The Game.

The inaugural season was played in 2015 at Centre d'éducatif des adultes Outremont with only two clubs participating: Futsal Club Toronto and Albiceleste.[1] The most recent edition featured eight clubs in 2019 and was won by Toronto Idolo, who are the most successful club in the competition's history. The 2020 tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2016 tournament was held at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology while the 2017-2019 editions were held at the Athletic Recreation Complex at Queen's University in Kingston.

Assistant Canadian Men's National Futsal Coach, Lorenzo Redwood, is the most successful coach in the competition, having won three national titles, 2016 with Toronto United Futsal, and in 2018 and 2019 with Toronto Idolo.

Since 2017 matches have been broadcast internationally via Canada Soccer's YouTube channel.

Participanting clubs have come from Yukon, Alberta, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec.

Champions[edit]

  • 2015: Futsal Club Toronto
  • 2016: Toronto United Futsal
  • 2017: Sporting de Montréal
  • 2018: Toronto Idolo Futsal
  • 2019: Toronto Idolo Futsal[2]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Season Player Club Goals
2015 Canada Timo Garzon Futsal Club Toronto 3
Canada Alvaro Yaques Futsal Club Toronto
2016 Canada Desmond Humphrey Toronto United Futsal 2
Canada Marco Rodriguez Toronto United Futsal
Canada Jonathan Osorio Toronto United Futsal
2017 Canada Diyaeddine Abzi Sporting de Montreal 8
2018 Canada Damion Graham Toronto Idolo Futsal 13
2019 Canada Luis Rocha Toronto Idolo Futsal 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Futsal Club Toronto crowned 2015 Canadian Champion". Canada Soccer. Retrieved 2020-10-21.
  2. ^ 2019 Futsal Canadian Championship

External links[edit]

Futsal Canadian Championship website