ANB’s Young to train with Falkirk Football Club


13 year old Callum Young of ANB Futbol will be training with Falkirk Football Club later this August and has also been given the opportunity to train with the Glasgow Rangers. This will be the second year in a row that he has been invited by Falkirk Football Club, and the first with the Glasgow Rangers.

Young has been with ANB Futbol since he was only 6 years old. For the full article on ANB’s website, click here.

We wish you the best of luck with this amazing opportunity Callum!

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#SAACGameOfTheWeek July 29-30

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This week’s #SAACGameOfTheWeek features a U20M T2 match at St. Joan of Arc HS!

ANB White (1-0-0) vs. Pro Stars FC (0-1-0)

Kickoff starts at 9:00 a.m. this Saturday July 29th!

Follow @SAACSoccer on Twitter for live updates of the game! Also follow @SAACSoccer on Instagram for the latest pictures!

Adonijah Reid, Former ANB Futbol Player, Joins Ottawa Fury FC

Adonijah Reid, a 17-year-old Generation Adidas forward who formerly played for ANB Futbol has joined Ottawa Fury FC in the North American Soccer League.


Adnoijah Reid being interviewed last November at our SAAC Championship weekend.

Reid was chosen 40th in the 2017 MLS Superdraft by FC Dallas. He is one of the two Canadian Generation Adidas players to ever be selected in the MLS SuperDraft.

For the full details of the Adonijah Reid signing, click here!



SBI’s Mock MLS SuperDraft contains three SAAC alumni

With the MLS Draft right around the corner, SBI Soccer has just released a mock list of the selections for the 2017 MLS SuperDraft. Three SAAC alumni are amongst the 60 selections from SBI.


At number 25 is Adonijah Reid of ANB Futbol. News broke last week that he signed a Generation adidas Canada contract and he will enter the 2017 SuperDraft. He is the youngest player available in the draft.

On the flip side, former Sigma FC standouts Chris Nanco and Kwame Awuah find themselves slotted in at the 37th and 60th spot respectively.

Congratulations to Sigma FC and ANB Futbol, but most importantly, we wish the best of luck to Adonijah, Chris and Kwame in the MLS SuperDraft!

Visit SBI Soccer’s page for the full mock draft.


SAAC Spring Results

SAAC News Release:

As another enthralling spring season in SAAC comes to a close, it is time to announce the champions in each respective division. We would like to thank all SAAC Academies for participating and making it another spring season to remember.

U14 – Male 

Rush Canada has taken the crown after being two points back prior to the last game of the season. It was down to the wire, but they secured the title with a win over Premier SI on August 21.

U14 – Female

Congratulations to FC Durham Academy for finishing first place this year. They finished the season with an undefeated record of five-wins and two-draws.

U15 – Male 

Congratulations to Toronto Skillz for finishing first place this year. Finishing the season with an overall record of eight-wins, one-loss and one-draw is quite the feat. FC Durham can pull into a tie with Skillz if they take a win over ANB Futbol, but Toronto Skillz hold the tiebreaker with a 2-1 win over FC Durham.

U16 – Male 

Congratulations to ANB Futbol for finishing first place this year. ANB went undefeated with seven-wins and three-draws during the course of the season.

U16 – Female

Congratulations to FC Durham for a stellar season! It came down to the last game of the season, but FC Durham was able to edge out Rush Canada to become this years U16 Female Champions. They finished with a record of eight-wins, one-tie and one-loss.

U17 – Male 

Congratulations to FC Durham for finishing in the top spot this year. An error was recently fixed to the final standings. It was a close race between Durham and Eurostar, but with a record of seven-wins and three-draws, they were able to cement themselves at the top of the table.

U20 – Male 

Congratulations to Sigma FC for finishing in the top spot this year. Maintaining an undefeated record of eight-wins and two-draws is a great accomplishment. Well done!


ANB Announce Athletic Awards


ANB Futbol Release:

ANB Futbol is pleased to announce four of its athletes have received athletic awards.

Victoria Duraes
Giulia Zanardi
Sadaam Yousufzai
Patricio Gonzalez

“I am very proud of the athletes’ achievements, although this is just another step in their soccer aspirations. I am confident they will continue to work hard and take with them what they have learned from their coaches and the ANB philosophy. We are proud to see them succeeding in their own way and with different teams. We will continue to work with all ANB athletes to ensure their dreams become reality,” said Academy Director, Bassam Naim.

Each athlete’s press release is available on the official ANB Futbol website.

ANB academy’s vision is to become Canada’s leading soccer development organization. Its mission is to identify Canadian soccer talent, and to maximize the potential of players at any level, through professional coaching and training.

For more information on the programs offered by ANB academy, check out our website site at, by telephone at 905-313-8661 or via email at


ANB Victorious at Cobra Classic

ANB Futbol traveled to Rochester, NY this past weekend to participate in the 26th annual Cobras Summer Classic. Over 100 teams traveled from various Northeastern states & Ontario. ANB Futbol was represented by 83 athletes on seven teams ranging in age from U-9 to U-14.

Overall, ANB Futbol displayed talent on the field, exposing their brand of passing futbol from the youngest ages to the oldest. Many compliments for the style of play were received from referees to opposing team coaching staff.


U-9 – 3 wins

U-10 – 1 win / 2 losses

U-11 – 2 wins / 1 loss (3rd place)

U-12 White – 2 wins / 1 loss (3rd place)

U-12 Blue – 3 wins / 1 loss (CHAMPIONS)

U-13 – 4 wins (CHAMPIONS – without conceding a goal)

U-14 – 3 wins / 1 loss (CHAMPIONS)

ANB Futbol tournament contact, Marcelo Almeida said, “It was amazing to see all the players enjoying the event and then watching the same style of play from U-9 all the way to U-14. The passing combinations showed a lot of skill & tactical awareness on the field.  There is always a sense of accomplishment for any coach to see what we work on in training come out in a game. Congratulations to all the ANB coaches & players for their success & thank you to the tournament organizers for hosting a great event!”

ANB Futbol is planning on participating in the event again in 2017.

Full tournament details can be found here.