CSL Golden Boot

The Canadian Soccer League Golden Boot is an annual Canadian soccer award given to the top goalscorer for each season in the Canadian Soccer League. The Golden Boot has been awarded since 1998 when the league debuted as the Canadian Professional Soccer League. The highest ranked CSL Golden Boot goalscorer is Gus Kouzmanis with 33 goals during the league's inaugural season.[1] Kouzmanis has also won the award the most times (2) during the 1998, and 2000 seasons.[2] Players from nine countries, other than Canada, have won the Golden Boot including Croatia (Tihomir Maletic, 2010, Dražen Vuković, 2012, Marin Vučemilović-Grgić 2014), Ukraine (Sergiy Ivliev, 2016, Mykola Temniuk 2019), Trinidad and Tobago (Kevin Nelson, 2001), England (Darren Tilley, 2002), Jamaica (Richard West, 2015), Northern Ireland (Paul Munster, 2004), United States (Aaron Byrd, 2005), Romania (Gabriel Pop, 2006), and France (Guillaume Surot, 2014). The club with the most top goalscorers is the Toronto/Mississauga Olympians with four wins followed by London City, and the Trois-Rivières Attak with two.

Winners

Season Player Team Goals
1998 Gus Kouzmanis Toronto Olympians 33
1999 Eddy Berdusco Toronto Olympians 24
2000 Gus Kouzmanis Toronto Olympians 12
2001 Kevin Nelson Ottawa Wizards 23
2002 Darren Tilley Mississauga Olympians 20
2003 Carlo Arghittu St. Catharines Wolves 18
2004 Paul Munster London City 25
2005 Aaron Byrd Windsor Border Stars 17
2006 Gabriel Pop Serbian White Eagles 27
2007 Nicolas Lesage Trois-Rivières Attak 20
2008 Daniel Nascimento Brampton Lions 18
2009 Reda Agourram Trois-Rivieres Attak 13
2010 Tihomir Maletic Toronto Croatia 17
2011 Stefan Vukovic TFC Academy 18
2012 Drazen Vukovic SC Waterloo 20
2013 Guillaume Surot Kingston FC 28
2014 Marin Vučemilović-Grgić London City 20
2015 Richard West York Region Shooters 23
2016 Sergiy Ivliev FC Ukraine United 15
2017 Aleksandar Stojiljković Scarborough SC 17
2018 Sani Dey[3] Hamilton City SC 13
2019 Mykola Temniuk FC Vorkuta 18

Awards won by club

Rank Club Total
1
Toronto/Mississauga Olympians
4
2
London City
2
2
Trois-Rivieres Attak
2
3
Brampton United
1
3
FC Ukraine United
1
3
FC Vorkuta
1
3
Hamilton City SC
1
3
Kingston FC
1
3
Ottawa Wizards
1
3
SC Waterloo Region
1
3
Scarborough SC
1
3
Serbian White Eagles
1
3
St. Catharines Wolves
1
3
TFC Academy
1
3
Toronto Croatia
1
3
Windsor Border Stars
1
3
York Region Shooters
1
Total22

Awards won by nationality

Rank Country Total
1
Canada
8
2
Croatia
3
3
Ukraine
2
4
England
1
4
France
1
4
Ghana
1
4
Jamaica
1
4
Northern Ireland
1
4
Romania
1
4
Serbia
1
4
Trinidad and Tobago
1
4
United States
1
Total22

See also

Canadian Soccer League MVP Award

References

  1. "CPSL Awards Night". Canada Kicks. 1998-12-18. Archived from the original on July 9, 2015. Retrieved 2009-03-12.
  2. RUMLESKI, Kathy. "LFP Sports: Croatia bags Primus Cup by upsetting Olympians". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  3. Baako, Gottlieb. "Sani Dey wins goal king in Canada". www.ahomkafm.com. Archived from the original on 2018-09-26. Retrieved 2018-09-26.
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