Fusion fall to Nanaimo

SFFC Maude Hunter’s take on Vic West FC Friday at Tyndall Park

Saanich Fusion FC Maude Hunter’s division 1 men’s soccer team lost a tough game against Nanaimo FC 2-1.

Chris Peereboom scored Maude Hunter’s lone goal off a free-kick cross from Bryan Taylor.

Despite the loss, head coach Steph Steiner said SFFC Maude Hunter’s played well, creating goal scoring opportunities, but were unable to finish.

“The game was disappointing,” he said. “We hit the post three times and missed some good chances.”

The loss to Nanaimo FC keeps SFFC Maude Hunter’s in fourth place with 13 points in the Vancouver Island Soccer League’s first division. Cowichan FC sit atop the league with 17 points while Bays United Liquor Plus are in second place with 16 points.

SFFC Maude Hunter’s next game is against Vic West FC on Friday at Tyndall Park, kick off at 8 p.m.

The SFFC Premier women lost a heartbreaker to the Vancouver Island Wave 1-0. The Premier women have a bye this weekend and face the Castaways Highlanders on Nov. 7 at Tyndall Park, kick off at 8 p.m.