FIFA will expand the World Cup to 48 teams, adding 16 extra nations to the 2026 tournament which is likely to be held in North America.
Orillia's Sebastian Chiaramida is one of just two soccer coaches from across the country to be recognized by Allstate Canada as part of their recognition program with the Canadian Soccer Association.
The Barrie Soccer Club is looking for student volunteer coaches for the 2017 season.
Alliston native Deanne Rose is in Jordan with her Canadian soccer teammates for the FIFA under-17 Women's World Cup, which got underway on Thursday.
Four years ago, when the Canadian women’s soccer team defeated France in the bronze-medal game to win their first Olympic medal, Deanne Rose was just 13 years old.