August 16, 2022 - Oshawa ON. The Oshawa Kicks 2004 Boys team concludes their regular season in matchup vs Etobicoke Energy at home this evening.
The two teams come into todays matchup with identical records with Etobicoke having the slight edge over Oshawa by way of their +/- rating. Both teams will be fighting for 6th place in the league with the winner of the match taking the final leap over the other in the standings.
Their last match was a tightly contested affair with Etobicoke pulling out a 1-0 victory in the contest. Oshawa has netted 16 goals on the season while Etobicoke has amassed only 10 so the Kicks side will be looking to capitalize on their offensive chances and improve their defensive play heading into tonight's game.
The game will kickoff at 7:00 pm and is being played at Alexandra Park in Oshawa.
As the team ends their U18 season tonight, there is a chance that this is the last game for some of these boys in their club soccer careers. We want to congratulate all our graduating players and we wish you the best of luck with your future academic and athletic endeavors. We hope to see you all back next spring continuing to play at the U21 level with the club.
Please join us in recognizing a number of players from the 2004 Boys team.
Nate P. has been with the team for ten years. He will be attending Durham College to take the fundamentals of trades program. Nate hopes to continue playing/working in the sport of soccer in the future.
Zach R. is not returning to school but did complete a duel credit course at Durham College in July. He enjoyed playing with the team and has made many friends.
Alex C. still has one more year of high school (grade 12) to complete. After that he is not sure what he wants to pursue besides playing soccer. He has been with the team for 2 years.
Danyal P. has been with the team for nine years. He will be attending Durham College taking Sports Management. He plans on using his education, playing, refereeing, and coaching experiences to work with the Toronto Maple Leafs
Zach G. joined the team last November. He is going to take science at Trent University. He wants to be a nurse.
Justin R. has been with the team for 3 years. He is going to California State University Chico and his future plans are to study kinesiology and hopefully pursue soccer long term.
Cameron M. has been with the team since 2016. He’s going to university of Waterloo for math co-op in the fall.
Jaylen A. is going to Queens University to pursue a Medical Doctorate with a minor in Astrophysics. his ultimate goal is to be a surgeon. He has been with the club since grade 6.
Brendan H. has been with the team since 2017. He is going to Durham College in September to take the fundamentals of trade program.
Massimo G. been with the team for five years. Massimo is taking a year off, he’ll be working full time and will assess his future when the time comes.
Shaaz H. has been with the team for 3 years. He will be attending Wilfrid Laurier University for Business Technology Management.
Hammad Z. will be attending Durham college for the police foundations program