The Canadian Premier League (CPL) and official league kit provider, Macron on Thursday unveiled the inaugural season custom-designed playing kits for the seven founding clubs HFX Wanderers FC, York9 FC, Forge FC, Valour FC, FC Edmonton, Cavalry FC and Pacific FC squads.
Forge FC was officially unveiled as Hamilton’s entry in the Canadian Premier League (CPL), along with the soccer club’s crest, secondary logo and colours, during a fan and media event at Tim Hortons Field Thursday evening.
Kwame Awuah and Brian Wright went in the first round of the MLS SuperDraft on Friday, followed by teenagers Adonijah Reid and Shamit Shome in the second round. Two of the top Canadian MLS draft picks come from the American NCAA college soccer scene, with Awuah being amongst one of the highest rated prospects.
FC Edmonton have sold the rights of Shamit Shome to the MLS. This move comes in the effort to add Shome to the 2017 Generation adidas roster.
With the recent news of the New York Cosmo's ceasing club operations, the NASL's days are numbered. With now only a handful of clubs remaining in the NASL and the rumours of the league folding for the 2017 season have now Edmonton questioning their future.