The Thompson Sports News

Winnipeg CPL Team Officially Announced

The return of professional soccer in Winnipeg is now official.

 

At a ceremony yesterday afternoon, The Winnipeg Football Club (Blue Bombers) officially announced that Valour F.C. will begin play at Investors Group Field next spring with the Canadian Premier League kicks off.

 

The team name comes from Valour Road, which was home to three recipients of The Victoria Cross during the First World War. More informaion on the story behind the name of the team can be found here.

 

The colours of the team are maroon, gold and black.

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