We are excited to announce the integration of the Ottawa Capital Rebels into the Gatineau Valkyrie's organization.
Official press release from the Gatineau Valkyries
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OTTAWA REBEL'S SR. WOMEN'S TEAM EMBARKS ON EXCITING NEW CHAPTER WITH THE GATINEAU VALKYRIE'S ORGANIZATION
Gatineau, December 14, 2023 — The Ottawa Rebel's Sr. Women's team is thrilled to announce their integration into the Gatineau Valkyrie's organization, marking a strategic move that promises an exciting future for women's football in the region. The team will be rebranded as the Gatineau Sr. Women's Valkyries.
Having last competed in the Central Canadian Women's Football League (CCWFL), the Ottawa Rebel's decision to join forces with the Gatineau Valkyrie's organization is driven by a shared vision of elevating women's football and fostering a community of passionate athletes.
The Gatineau Vikings Sr. Women's Valkyries will inherit a level for women on their current Under 19 team to continue playing the game. The collaboration between the two organizations aims to create a community of women 19 and over to come together to learn, develop and enjoy the game of Tackle Football.
Athletes and Coaches interested in joining the Gatineau Sr. Women's Valkyries are encouraged to contact the club and be part of this exciting new chapter in women's football.
"We are thrilled to welcome the Ottawa Rebel's Sr. Women's team into the Gatineau Valkyrie's family," said Leith Ross, President of the Gatineau Valkyrie’s, "We hope our new relationship will help bring growth to women's football in the Outaouais Region, and we are committed to providing a community for newcomers to the game to feel welcome, safe, and understand why women are falling in love with playing this game.” General Manager Sonia Rodi explained.
About Gatineau Valkyrie's Organization:
The Gatineau Valkyrie's organization is dedicated to the development and promotion of women's football. With a commitment to excellence, inclusivity, and community engagement, the organization aims to create a space for female athletes to showcase their talent and grow the passion for the game of football.
Media Contact: Stephanie Champagne