Former CAPER to Represent Canada

Former CAPER to Represent Canada

Sydney, NS - Former CAPERS captain Sandro Rajkovic is one of 19 players selected to play for Canada in the upcoming FISU Games being held in Taiwan later this month. Rajkovic was a 5-year starter at Cape Breton University and served as team captain in his final season. The BBA grad scored 7 career goals and was an impressive presence in the midfield. The Hamilton, ON native, helped lead the CAPERS to the 2012 AUS Championship.

Also attending the FISU games will be CAPERS 5-year forward Alison Keough of the CAPERS women's basketball team and Head Women's Basketball coach Fabian McKenzie.


Men's Soccer

  Evan Barker Keeper University of New Brunswick N/A
  Matthew Catalano   Fanshawe College London, ON
  Aaron Chia   Trent University Courtice, ON
  Carl Deabreu Athlete- Midfielder Trent University N/A
  Jayden Doyle Athlete- Back Trent University N/A
  James-Louis Jeune Athlete- Midfielder Université du Québec à Montréal N/A
  Simon-Pierre Kougnima Athlete- Forward Université du Québec à Montréal N/A
  Marc-Olivier Kouo Dibongue Athlete- Forward Université Laval N/A
  Marcus Lees Athlete- Forward University of New Brunswick N/A
  Dena Lezady Athlete- Forward York University N/A
  Conor MacMillan Athlete- Midfielder University of the Fraser Valley N/A
  Lukas MacNaughton Athlete- Back University of Toronto Brussels, Belgium
  Yunu Mollayev   McMaster University Toronto, Ontario
  Koosha Nazemi Athlete- Back University of Toronto N/A
  Tristan Nkoghe Athlete- Forward Champlain College N/A
  Kalen Park Athlete- Back University of New Brunswick N/A
  Sandro Rajkovic Athlete- Midfielder Cape Breton University Hamilton, Ontario
  Raheem Rose Athlete- Midfielder Ryerson University N/A
  Aaron Schneebeli Athlete- Back University of Western Ontario N/A


Men's Soccer (coaches)

  Gilian Gilmore Athletic Therapist N/A N/A
  George Lucas Team Leader MacEwan University University of New Brunswick
  Miles Pinsent Head Coach University of New Brunswick N/A


About the 2017 Summer Universiade


The Summer Universiade is a biennial international multi-sport event open to competitors who are at least 17 and less than 28 years of age as of January 1 in the year of the Games. Participants must be full-time students at a post-secondary institution (university, college, CEGEP) or have graduated from a post-secondary institution in the year preceding the event.

The 2017 Summer Universiade will feature 14 compulsory sports and seven optional sports. Compulsory sports: athletics, basketball, fencing, football (soccer), artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, swimming, diving, water polo, tennis, volleyball, judo, table tennis, and Taekwondo. Optional sports: archery, badminton, baseball, golf, roller sports, weightlifting, and wushu. 

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