Winnipeg’s Canadian Premier League soccer team held try-outs Thursday afternoon.
“We had a player come (from) as far as Japan,” said Valour FC head coach and general manager Rob Gale.
“It just shows the interest worldwide in the new professional league here.”
About 20 of the participants will be invited back to day two of camp on Friday before the list is cut down again for try-outs in the spring.
Valour FC and the CPL kick off in April of next year. Gale feels that whoever makes the cut, his squad will be ready.
“You can watch the videos, talk to agents, but when you get the interactions with the players, that’s what we do it for,” Gale said.
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