de Guzman named MVP

Julian de Guzman has been named the 2007 CONCACAF Miller Lite Gold Cup most valuable player. The 26-year old midfielder was the star of Canada’s attack in the 2007 tournament.



De Guzman scored a pair of goals in the opening game of the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup, a come-from-behind 2:1 victory over Costa Rica. He continued to give opposing teams trouble with his pace and distribution throughout the tournament.

Julian de Guzman has been named the 2007 CONCACAF Miller Lite Gold Cup most valuable player. The 26-year old midfielder was the star of Canada’s attack in the 2007 tournament.



De Guzman scored a pair of goals in the opening game of the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup, a come-from-behind 2:1 victory over Costa Rica. He continued to give opposing teams trouble with his pace and distribution throughout the tournament.



In other CONCACAF Gold Cup news, Guadeloupe’s goalkeeper Franck Grandel was named the State Farm Best Goalkeeper. In the Sunday 24 March final, the United States defeated Mexico 2:1 to win their fourth title in Gold Cup history.

Guidelines for the Return to Soccer

Canada Soccer outlines return to soccer guidelines. The return to soccer guidelines provide member organizations with a five-step process, including a checklist of weighted questions known as the Return to Soccer Assessment Tool.