RASA kicks off another season

Defending Division One champion West Coast among Opening Day winners

Teams in the Richmond Adult Soccer Association didn’t have to wait long to experience fall type weather for the new season.

The 2018-19 campaign kicked off on Sunday with a full slate of Division One and Two games, played in a steady downpour at South Arm Park.

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Defending Division One champions West Coast picked up where they left off with a 2-0 victory over Club Ireland Celtic.

Other Division One action on the day included AC Richmond getting past the newly promoted Dragons 4-1, while RainCity edged the Lions 3-2.

The season actually started on Friday night at Minoru Park where the All Blacks slipped past the Jugadores 1-0.

In Division Two play, Burnaby’s Viet United blanked the Firefighters 3-0; the Hammerheads defeated the Rovers 2-1; the Knights doubled the Jade 4-2; the Rangers got past the Phantoms 2-1; Alumni defeated United FC 4-1; the Richlads were 4-1 winners of the Panthers and the Young Bloods rolled to a 6-1 win over the Warriors.

Masters Division play begins on Thursday while the First Division (Fridays nights) and Second Division (Sundays) begin their regular schedules.

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