World Cup soccer legacy comes to Saanich

Vancouver Whitecaps assistant coach Emma Humphries will be speaking at Saanich event

A new Women’s World Cup Legacy Project is underway to train more women in coaching, officiating and volunteering in soccer across B.C.

The project visits five cities in B.C. including Saanich on Oct. 3 at the University of Victoria.

The full-day workshop features a keynote speaker, leadership seminar, an intro to coaching and officiating course, on-field practice, free lunch and more.

Guest speaking in Saanich are Vancouver Whitecaps assistant coach Emma Humphries and U17 head coach Beverly Priestman of the Canadian Soccer Association.

Registration is free at viasport.ca/soccerlegacy, and the event is Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.