Canada Soccer Talk: Nick Bontis' resignation was inevitable
His tenure as president of Canada Soccer was no longer tenable given the mistrust the Canadian men's and women's teams had towards him.
It's been an eventful week in Canadian soccer.
On Monday, Nick Bontis stepped down as president of Canada Soccer, ending a controversial tenure that began when he was elected in 2020. On Wednesday, Charmaine Crooks was elevated from vice president to acting president. There's no official word from Canada Soccer as to when a presidential election would be held.
What does all of this mean for the sport in this country?
In the latest TFC Republic video blog, we discuss the events that led to Nick Bontis' resignation as president of Canada Soccer and why his position wasn't tenable, what his departure means with regards to the labour discussions with the men's and women's teams, and the big challenges facing Canadian soccer's governing body going forward.
Watch the video below: