Kit launches are less important than player signings, I don’t care what the readership stats say. Fortunately, seems like Wanderers understand this, dropping two signings to distract from the shiny shirts.
Halifax Wanderers have now signed all three of their picks from November’s USPORTs draft. Peter Schaale and André Bona, of Cape Breton and UQAM respectively, will suit up in the Canadian Premier League this year.
Dreadful news for the Canadian Premier League this week: Marcel de Jong is out for the year. Rumour says it’s an achilles injury, which tends to be freak bad luck.
Six weeks before kick-off against Halifax Wanderers, Pacific are left with a very make-shift backline and fans are left without one of the more exciting, proven players in the league.
Halifax Wanderers have invited eight trialists to an initial preseason camp being held next week in Halifax, including several former university and college players and local stars as well as a couple of players with surprisingly extensive résumés.
Way back in November, all the Canadian Premier League club made their first signings at the same time, and something similar seems to have happened this past week, with a wide range of players joining before the season starts.