York United FC’s Osaze De Rosario, Forge FC’s Woobens Pacius and Valour FC’s Sean Rea are up for the Canadian Premier League’s Best Canadian Under-21 Player award.
The finalists had been nominated by members of the league workplace. The winner shall be determined by a media vote.
The 21-year-old De Rosario, the son of former star striker Dwayne De Rosario, signed with York in April and went on to attain a club-record 12 targets. The Toronto native completed second within the CPL’s (*21*) Boot race behind Alejandro Diaz, who scored 13 for Pacific FC earlier than becoming a member of Norway’s Sogndal.
Pacius, a 21-year-old from Terrebonne, Que., scored a team-leading 10 targets for Forge, ending fourth amongst CPL goal-scorers.
Rea had a breakout season after being loaned again to Valour by CF Montreal in April. The 20-year-old winger from Montreal, completed the common season with a league-leading 9 assists and 5 targets.
The CPL awards ceremony shall be held forward of the league’s championship match, to be performed Oct. 29 or Oct. 30.