A lot of Canadians were unavailable to their pro teams because they were on Gold Cup duty this past weekend.
But, that doesn’t mean the Canadian scene was dead when it comes to the North American first and second divisions. This weekend, Bruno Zebie made his NASL debut, coming on as a sub for FC Edmonton in its 1-1 draw with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. But, what makes it all the more interesting is that his brother, Allan Zebie, started the game.
Two Edmonton brothers playing for FC Edmonton in an NASL game. Well, that’s why we have academies, right?
The brothers’ appearances helped FCE pad its already rather commanding lead over all the other MLS and NASL when it comes to giving playing time to Canadians. Really, we’re halfway through the season, and it’s hard to see anyone catching the Eddies.
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