REACTION: Canada Soccer president steps down amid player protests (OneSoccer Today)
On this episode of OneSoccer Today, Andi Petrillo, Gareth Wheeler and Oliver Platt react to news from Canada Soccer's leadership that Nick Bontis has resigned as president of the association, stepping down amid player protests and calls for new leadership by both the Canadian men's and women's national team.
The news comes shortly after reports of a potential increase in player registration fees from $9 to $20, with the 13 provincial bodies issuing a joint call of action as a result. Bontis' departure now puts Canada Soccer's negotiations with the Canadian players' associations in limbo, as new leadership will now be needed to represent the organization.
So – what's next for Canada Soccer? Here's everything you need to know about this ever-changing situation.