As the Canadian Premier League (CPL) 2023 Fan Awards open up for voting, the club is buzzing with excitement over the multiple nominations for the 2023 CPL Fan Awards. Our talented players have earned recognition across various categories, showcasing their skills, charisma, and style on and off the pitch.

All fans can go vote for the awards at the following link:

Tristan Borges Nominated for Goal of the Year and Celebration of the Year

Tristan Borges has not one but two nominations to his name. His breathtaking Olimpico goal during the CPL Finals against Cavalry FC has earned him a nod for “Goal of the Year.” Fans will remember the sheer brilliance of that moment as Borges skillfully found the net from a corner, leaving spectators in awe.

But that’s not all for Borges. After scoring that incredible goal, his memorable celebration has also landed him a nomination for “Best Celebration of the Year.” His heartfelt connection with the fans during the CPL Finals added an emotional touch to an already historic moment.


Triston Henry’s Nominated for Save of the Year

Goalkeeper Triston Henry has rightfully secured a nomination for “Save of the Year” for his spectacular stop against Amer Didic from Pacific FC. Henry’s lightning-fast reflexes and unwavering determination have been a cornerstone of Forge FC’s defensive strength, and this nomination is a testament to his outstanding contributions.


Beni Badibanga Stands Out in Style

In a unique category that goes beyond the pitch, Beni Badibanga has been nominated for “Best Dressed.” Badibanga’s fashion-forward approach both on and off the field has caught the eye of fans and fashion enthusiasts alike, making him a standout nominee in this exciting category.


Forge FC Team of the Year Nominations

Forge FC’s prowess as a team has not gone unnoticed. Six standout players – Terran Campbell, Woobens Pacius, Beni Badibanga, Kyle Bekker, Manjrekar James, and Triston Henry – have collectively earned a nomination for “Team of the Year.” This recognition reflects the cohesion and teamwork that Forge FC has consistently displayed throughout the season.


Forge FC Fans Make Their Mark

The passionate Forge FC supporters haven’t been left out of the spotlight. The fans have been nominated for the “Best Fan Moment of the Season” for their memorable greeting to Cavalry FC at Tim Hortons Field ahead of the CPL Finals. The palpable excitement and fervor demonstrated by Forge FC fans have made a lasting impression and are deserving of this acknowledgment.

As we celebrate our first anniversary, these nominations add another layer of achievement to Forge FC’s growing legacy. The fans, players, and the entire Forge FC community eagerly await the results, and regardless of the outcomes, this recognition is a testament to the club’s exceptional contributions to Canadian soccer. Here’s to many more years of success, camaraderie, and thrilling moments with Forge FC!

October 28, 2023; Hamilton, Ontario, CAN; Cavalry FC vs Forge FC for the 2023 CPL North Star Cup at Tim Hortons Field. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski