Story and Photo by Mike Magee (ISN)

September 19, 2013, Comox Valley, BC (ISN) – The newest VISL Division 2 team, the Comox Valley United are set to host the home opener of the 2013-2014 campaign this weekend in Courtenay.

The United squad is coming off one of the most successful seasons in club history and the list of accomplishments is quite impressive. First they won the Division 3B of the VISL, earning a promotion to Division 2 in the process. Meanwhile in a competition that runs simultaneous to the regular season called the Challenge Cup they finished 2nd. To top it all off in the season ending provincial championship the Comox Valley squad posted a top 4 finish.

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Comox Valley United (2-0) home opener Sunday 2pm at Valley View in Courtenay BC – Photo by Mike Magee (ISN) 

The 2013-2014 season has a got off to a great start with back to back road wins against Cowichan and Lakehill. What makes this start a little more impressive is Cowichan is the reigning Division 2 Champions.

Comox Valley United Men’s team plays this Sunday at 2:00 PM versus Westcastle SSFC in Valley View Courtenay.

“It will be a true test against an opponent we haven’t seen before. Our preparation will not change for this team” says Player Coach Carey Cordecedo. “Being at home helps if we get the crowd support we saw last year.