Ken Garraway

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Ken Garraway played 22 'A' internationals for the Canadian national soccer team.

A forward, Garraway was a regular in the Canadian line-up from 1983 to 1985. Despite his 22 appearances however, he failed to score any national team goals.

Garraway was also a member of the Canadian Olympic team that reached the quarter-finals of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, playing in 8 qualifying games. He scored once in qualifying in a 1-2 away loss to Mexico.

Garraway played the summer of 1985 with the Victoria Riptides in the Western Soccer Alliance Challenge Cup.

He appeared in the final qualifier versus Honduras which clinched qualification for the 1986 World Cup as a substitute for Ian Bridge,[1] but was not in the squad in Mexico.

Garraway has been a long-time youth soccer coach in Campbell River, British Columbia. He was head coach of the British Columbia Soccer Association's Provincial Under-15 girls team in 2005-6.

Garraway played his youth soccer with the Lakehill Soccer Association in Victoria, British Columbia.

Ken is also a coach with BC Soccer, and he in has won a gold, and silver at the BMO National Championships. Most recently in 2009, he won silver in the U-14 division. By his players he is mentioned as one of the greatest coaches they have had. He can bring a team together in a special not tangible way.

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  1. ^ "Canada v Honduras, 14 September 1985". 11v11.com. Retrieved 2016-10-21. 

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