VISL All-Star Squads Announced

With this year’s Xmas break comes the road trip to Surrey as the VISL takes on the Fraser Valley Soccer League (FVSL) in 2 All-star game matches.

On Saturday January 7/2017 there will be a Masters All-star game at 1 pm as well as a Premiere Men’s All-star game at 3:15 pm. Both games will be played at Newton Athletic Park in Surrey, BC.

The VISL won both these games last year here on the Island at Layritz Park.


-Team selected to defend the Premiere Men’s (Open Men’s) Title:


2016/2017 VISL Open Allstars:

Blair Sturrock – VI Wave
Paddy Grieg – Nanaimo
Riley Oneil – Vic West
Bryan Taylor – Vic West
Mathias Raps – Vic West
Nathan Bird – Vic West
Kean de Vries – Lakehill
Wes Barrett – Bays Utd
Alex Redpath – Bays Utd
Ia1n Walker – Gorge
Jon Shah – Gorge
Dominic Colontonio – Gorge
Govinda Innes – Cowichan
Craig Gorman – Cowichan
Steve Scott – Cowichan
Cooper Barry – Cowichan
Tyler Hughes – Cowichan
Kevan Brown – Cowichan
Patrick Nelson – Cowichan

Coach – Glen Martin – Cowichan
Manager – Neall Rowlings – Cowichan
Sponsor – Grant Olson – Strathcona Hotel
Uniform – Blue Umbro
Game – January 7th, 2017 @ Newton Athletic Park. 3:15 pm


-The team selected to try and win the Masters Title for the 4th year in a row:

2016/2017 VISL Masters Allstars:

Richard Lord – Cowichan 49ers
George Thomas – Cowichan 49ers
Rob McIntyre – Cowichan 49ers
Darcy Kulai – Cowichan 49ers
Ryan Fusick – Cowichan 49ers
Robbie Veenhof – Gorge FC Backfit
Nando Dunic – UVic Alumni
Will Moore – UVic Alumni
Jason Owen – UVic Alumni
Stef Olcen – UVic Alumni
Mike Hoffman – UVic Alumni
Sean Battistoni – UVic Alumni
Todd Vass – Nanaimo United
Jeevan Manhas – Saanich Fusion Old School
Elcidio Cabral – Saanich Fusion Old School
Steph Steiner – Saanich Fusion Old School
Matt Pye – Saanich Fusion Old School
Jeff Brown – Cordova Bay Bobcats
Scott Travers – Cordova Bay Bobcats

Coach – Kevin James – Cowichan
Manager – Brian Williams – Gorge FC Backfit
Sponsor – Moreno Stefani – Team Sales
Uniform – Blue/White Umbro
Game – January 7th, 2017 @ Newton Athletic Park. 1pm


Happy Holidays to all our media friends who shared our community stories over the first 4 months of this year, we look forward to the 2nd half of the league season push in 2017 as well as playoffs and the eventual Island Champions to be crowned on April 1 & 2.


Vince Greco

VISL President



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