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Academy graduate Shamit Shome nominated for Canadian U-20 Player of the Year

Canada Soccer released its list for the 2017 Canada Soccer Player Awards this week
FC Edmonton | Nov 30, 2017

Canada Soccer released its list for the 2017 Canada Soccer Player Awards this week and former FC Edmonton midfielder and academy graduate Shamit Shome has been nominated for Canadian U-20 Player of the Year.

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Joining the FC Edmonton Academy in 2015 before signing a first-team contract with the club a year later, the Edmonton, AB product made 27 appearances and played 1,731 minutes for the Eddies before signing a Generation Adidas contract with Major League Soccer (MLS). The 20-year-old was drafted in the second round by the Montreal Impact on January 13 in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.

Shome played 53 minutes in a 2-1 loss against Vancouver Whitecaps FC in the Canadian Championship and made his MLS debut as a substitute for Patrice Bernier in the Canadian international’s final match before retirement on this past October.

Canadian U-20 Players of the Year

Tristan Borges | NED / sc Heerenveen | Toronto, ON

James Pantemis | CAN / Impact Montréal FC | Montréal, QC

Shamit Shome | CAN / Impact Montréal FC | Edmonton, AB

Kris Twardek | ENG / Milwall FC | Ottawa, ON

Luca Uccello | CAN / Toronto FC II | Richmond Hill, ON

Emmanuel Zambazis | GRE / Iraklis FC | Toronto, ON

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