Dear Soccer Families
It is with heavy hearts and disappointment that the Executive Committee of Embro FC announces the cancellation of the Inter-County League and Embro FC soccer program for the 2020 season. This decision was reached after careful consideration, and is based on a number of factors, including direction from the Ontario Soccer Association; ongoing changes to the current situation in Ontario with respect to the Covid-19 pandemic; the challenges in modifying plans for the current season on an ongoing basis; and, the practicality of extending the season into the late summer.
It is our intent to offer full reimbursement of all fees paid for this season. We understand that some people may be interested in donating their registration fees for this season to the club in order to help us offset costs we have already incurred for this season, and enable us to continue with field improvements, and the purchase of new equipment.
We will be following up with an email to all families in a few days time, once we have a chance to work out the logistics of reimbursement to families and donations to the soccer club. More detailed information will be provided as soon as we are able. You will also be able to find additional information at www.embrosoccer.ca when it becomes available.
In addition, we will continue to monitor the situation. If we do get permission to play soccer sometime later in the summer, Embro FC will consider organizing a few ‘drop-in’ soccer evenings, so kids can still get out and have a chance to play some soccer with their friends and learn some skills.
In the meantime, we hope that you are all safe and healthy, and are getting through this challenging time. Please practice social distancing! Find some time to watch Alphonso Davies wave the Canadian flag in the Bundesliga! Get outside and practice skills development on your own! Hopefully, we will see you on the pitch soon!
Embro FC Executive Committee