#CBC: “Canadian Premier League grants Vancouver Island conditional entry ” #Toronto #Montreal #Calgary #Ottawa #Canada
The CPL expects to launch subsequent spring with eight to 10 groups.
Vancouver Island will likely be granted full membership and start play subsequent 12 months upon the completion of a lease settlement at Westhills Stadium in Langford, B.C., that can embrace enhancements, elevated seating capability, and different web site situations, the league mentioned in a launch.
“We are incredibly excited about the possibilities in Greater Victoria and are confident that a professional team representing Vancouver Island can be an overwhelming success,” mentioned CPL commissioner David Clanachan. “We have a terrific native possession crew with a observe document of enterprise success, mixed with huge soccer expertise and an plain ardour for the sport.
“With the successful completion of a lease and needed stadium improvements, which will bring Westhills Stadium to CPL standards, the team will officially launch in time for our inaugural season in 2019.”
The membership was awarded to SixFive Sports & Entertainment.
Note: “Previously Published on: 2018-06-01 14:32:48, as ‘Canadian Premier League grants Vancouver Island conditional entry