Kilian Elkinson

Kilian Joel Elkinson (born 2 April 1990; nicknamed Killa)[2] is a Bermudian footballer who is a midfielder. He played for the University of Toronto, and was OUA East Division MVP and CIS First Team All Canadian. He has played professionally for Toronto FC, the North Toronto Nitros, and Robin Hood F.C. He has played for the Bermuda National Team, including in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying and in Caribbean Cup games. He played for Canada at the 2015 Summer Universiade. He played for Team Canada in the 2009 Maccabiah Games in Israel, 2013 Maccabiah Games (winning a bronze medal), and 2017 Maccabiah Games.

Kilian Elkinson
Kilian Elkinson Bermuda.jpg
Elkinson with Bermuda in 2016
Personal information
Full name Kilian Joel Elkinson[1]
Date of birth (1990-04-02) 2 April 1990 (age 32)
Place of birth Hamilton, Bermuda
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Position(s) Striker / Left back
Youth career
PHC Zebras
North Village Rams
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Toronto Varsity Blues 8 (0)
2011–2014 Toronto Varsity Blues 39 (15)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Toronto FC 0 (0)
2016 North Toronto Nitros 13 (15)
International career
2009–2017 Canada Maccabi
2015 Canada Universiade 4 (1)
2015–2019 Bermuda 10 (0)
Honours
Representing Maccabi Canada
Bronze medal – third place Maccabiah 2013
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 15:12, 30 December 2016 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 15:12, 30 December 2016 (UTC)
Kilian Elkinson
Medal record
Representing  Canada
Football
Maccabiah Games
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Maccabiah Football

Early lifeEdit

Born in Hamilton, Bermuda, Elkinson played for the youth teams of PHC Zebras and North Village Rams in Bermuda, before moving to Toronto at the age of 15.[3][4] He is 5' 7".[3] Elkinson is Jewish, which qualified him to play in the Maccabiah Games in Israel.[5]

Later lifeEdit

In Canada, he attended Upper Canada College in Toronto, with whom he won three Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario Athletic Association championships, including one with the 2008 squad which he captained.[6]

Club careerEdit

A left-footed player and midfielder,[4][3] he was signed to a developmental spot on the roster of Toronto FC in Major League Soccer. He appeared in the MLS Reserve League and friendlies.[7]

He played for the University of Toronto. In 2014 he was OUA East Division MVP, and leading goalscorer of the Ontario League with 11 goals (4th in the OUA) in 10 games, and was named a CIS First Team All Canadian.[8][9][10]

In 2016, he played for North Toronto Nitros in League1 Ontario,[11] finishing fourth in league scoring and being named an All-Star with 15 goals in just 13 appearances.[12][13]

From 2016 to 2020 he played for Robin Hood F.C. in Bermuda.[7][14]

In 2019 he played for Sydney University (Sydney Uni SFC) in Australia.[7]

International careerEdit

For BermudaEdit

Elkinson became eligible for the Bermuda National Team, and received his first international cap in June 2015 in a friendly against Puerto Rico.[15][16][17] He then made the squad to face Guatemala in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying.[18] He played in Caribbean Cup games, and was most recently involved in the CONCACAF Nations League League A match against Mexico in Toluca.[19]

For CanadaEdit

Elkinson also represents Canada. He played for Canada in the 2015 Summer Universiade.[20]

He played for Team Canada in the 2009 Maccabiah Games in Israel, 2013 Maccabiah Games (winning a bronze medal), and 2017 Maccabiah Games[21] squads for football.[22][23][24]

HonoursEdit

CountryEdit

Maccabi Canada

Legal careerEdit

In 2019, he was a member of a group of University of Sydney students who ranked equal first among Australian universities at the 26th Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition.[25]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kilian Elkinson". Global Sports Archive.
  2. ^ "Kilian Elkinson - Men's Soccer". University of Toronto Athletics.
  3. ^ a b c "Kilian Elkinson | MLSsoccer.com". mlssoccer.
  4. ^ a b Faries, Jordan (10 June 2015). "Elkinson adds depth to Bascome's defence". The Royal Gazette. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  5. ^ "ידעתם גאטוסו יהודי". FXP.
  6. ^ "The Royal Gazette | Bermuda News, Sports, Events, & Community". Archived from the original on 29 July 2013. Retrieved 19 April 2008.
  7. ^ a b c Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Kilian Elkinson (Player)". www.national-football-teams.com.
  8. ^ "Elkinson Named OUA East MVP". Varsity Blues. 28 October 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2022.
  9. ^ "Kovacevic, Elkinson Earn CIS Honours". University of Toronto Athletics.
  10. ^ "Maheu named CIS Player of the Year". gocapersgo.prestosports.com. 5 November 2014.
  11. ^ staff, League1 Ontario (8 August 2016). "Elkinson Strike Takes Nitros 1-0 Over Durham United FA". League1 Ontario. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  12. ^ "Statistics - 2016 Regular Season - Men's". League1 Ontario. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  13. ^ staff, League1 Ontario (25 July 2016). "League1 Ontario Announces Men's All-Star Game Roster". League1 Ontario. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  14. ^ "Robin Hood Football Club - 2019-2020 Regular Season - Roster - #14 - Killian Elkinson - D". bermudafootball.com.
  15. ^ "Bright Bermuda lack cutting edge | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Soccer".
  16. ^ "Elkinson adds depth to Bascome's defence | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Soccer".
  17. ^ https://fbref.com/en/players/91095516/Kilian-Elkinson[bare URL]
  18. ^ "Lee returns as Wells is ruled out | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Soccer".
  19. ^ Zucker, Joseph. "Uriel Antuna's Injury-Time Winner Saves Mexico vs Bermuda in 2019 Nations League". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  20. ^ "Elkinson, MacNaughton to Represent Canada This Summer". University of Toronto Athletics. 2015.
  21. ^ "Athletes - 20th Maccabiah 2017". Archived from the original on 24 June 2018. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  22. ^ "2009 Squads". Big Soccer. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  23. ^ "2013 Delegation". Maccabi Canada. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  24. ^ "Biography Overview". Universiade Gwangju 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  25. ^ "Sydney Law School reaches quarter finals in prestigious international moot". The University of Sydney.

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