Capital Honoured to Host Major Soccer Championship for Third Time

Mayor Clifford Lee and Tourism Charlottetown President, Kevin Murphy are pleased to announce that the 2007 Eastern Canadian Men’s Master Soccer Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown from October 5th-8th.

The four-day event will be held at the multi-purpose turf sport field located on the University of Prince Edward Island campus, with teams from Ontario, Quebec, and the four Atlantic Provinces participating. The Championship will feature 150 of the best soccer players 35 years and older from Eastern Canada.

2007 marks the third consecutive year that the Championship has been hosted in the Capital. The Canadian Soccer Association recognizes Charlottetown’s ability to raise the bar when it comes to hosting sporting events. This year’s Championship promises to be even more exciting for participants and fans, while ensuring its continued success.

Mayor Lee noted, “I am delighted that Charlottetown has been awarded the hosting-rights to the 2007 Eastern Canadian Men’s Master Soccer Championship. Charlottetown is a strong and successful event-hosting destination, with a community that takes great pride in providing a quality experience for competitors, fans and sponsors alike.”

“The Championship creates a great opportunity to jump-start to the tourism shoulder season,” said Kevin Murphy. “Events contribute significantly to the Charlottetown economy and increasingly, have become a showcase for the tourism industry.”

SCORE! continually pursues opportunities with partners for Charlottetown to host regional, national and international sporting events. The City of Charlottetown and Tourism Charlottetown recognize the value of the events sector and has placed high priority on sporting events to stimulate tourism, economic and community growth.

Wayne Long
Events Development Officer
City of Charlottetown

Kim Green
Tourism Charlottetown


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