Players contest for the ball on a Vic West corner kick.

PHOTOS: Comox Valley United knocked out in Jackson Cup quarterfinal

The “Reds” lost a one-sided match 5-0 to visiting Vic West on Saturday

The Comox Valley United men’s soccer team was overpowered by a strong Vic West FC team at the GP Vanier Turf field on March 3.

Vic West ultimately won the match 5-0, knocking the Comox Valley side out in the quarterfinal round of the 2018 Jackson Cup.

The annual knockout soccer tournament is the oldest on Vancouver Island, having started in 1914.

The tournament is fashioned after the FA Cup in England, in which any senior men’s team is eligible to compete.

Photos by Scott Strasser.

 

The loss knocked the Comox Valley United men’s team out of the Jackson Cup.

Players contest for the ball.

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