The Canadian Premier League announced the 16 draft picks from the 2021 CPL-U SPORTS draft during a live presentation held today. Sixteen players will be invited to CPL Clubs’ preseason camp this year.
Since 2018, at the conclusion of the U SPORTS Men’s Soccer Championship, the Canadian Premier League holds a draft for eligible U SPORTS men’s soccer players who have registered and declared themselves ‘available’ to be selected through the League’s annual draft. This draft is open to any eligible U SPORTS underclassman that register for the draft. The CPL-U SPORTS Draft consisted of two rounds, eight picks in each round.
The player draft picks were announced in succession on January 29, 2021 at 3:00pm ET.
1st Round CPL-U SPORTS Draft Selection:
8. Forge FC – Garven-Michée Metusala – Concordia University
2nd Round CPL-U SPORTS Draft Selection:
9. Forge FC – Jose da Cunha – Cape Breton University
Source: Canadian Premier League