Soccer Nova Scotia men will play Newfoundland Friday August 11th
Game #1 (August 8) – Nova Scotia (4) vs – Saskatchewan (0)
NS Goals: Ayoub Al-Arabi x 3 & Jacob Shaffelburg
NS Shutout: Kieran Baskett & Jensen Brown
Game #2 (August 9) – Nova Scotia (1) vs British Columbia (3)
NS Goal: Nicholas Aquino
Game #3 (August 10 – Quarter Final) – Nova Scotia (2) vs Ontario (3)
After being down 1-0, our Nova Scotia men answered back in the dying minutes of the game on a brilliant header goal by Joe Iatrou, forcing a PK shootout for a spot in the Canada Games semi-final.
Ontario took the shootout win but an absolute incredible display of heart, passion and determination by our Nova Scotia men.
Game #4 (August 11) – Nova Scotia (0) vs Newfoundland (1)
Game #5 (August 12) – Nova Scotia (2) vs British Columbia (2)
In a rematch of game 2, Nova Scotia took BC 2-2 in regulation time with goals from Enrico Rodriguez and Ayoub Al-Arabi. In the shootout, Nova Scotia was clinical with Al-Arabi, Rodriguez, Nick Aquino, and Blake Fenton finding the back of the net. The win earned Nova Scotia a 7th place finish in the tournament.