COMOX VALLEY UNITED (in red) defeated Penelakut United 5-1 in VISL action Sunday at Valley View.

United overpowers Penelakut 5-1

Big win for local men's soccer squad in VISL Div. 3B action

Comox Valley United men’s soccer team hits the road Sunday for their first away game of the Vancouver Island Soccer League Div. 3B season.

The local lads will be in Victoria to take on Hellas FC. Both teams are 2-0 and own a share of first place along with Vantreights, who are also 2-0.

All three teams have demonstrated early-season dominance at both ends of the field as they are all plus-six in goals-for and goals-against. Hellas has outscored their opponents 8-2, United 7-1 and Vantreights 6-0.

This past Sunday, United blitzed Penelakut United 5-1 at Valley View Park in Courtenay. Joe Butcher, Kyle Marinus, Nick Marinus, Gokhan Avcil and Brian Gage scored for the home team while Raymond Sam replied for the visitors.

United’s road trip continues Sept. 29 at Cordova Bay Red Barn Bobcats and Oct. 6 at Gorge FC. They return home Oct. 14 to take on Saanich Fusion FC Originals.


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