Dylan Carreiro and Kadeisha Buchanan have been named Canada's U-20 Players of the Year for the 2013 soccer season.
The two standouts were chosen in an equally shared vote by national team coaches and Canadian clubs and coaches.
Carreiro of Queens Park Rangers has been a member of the national youth program since 2010. This past year, the attacking midfielder represented Canada at the at the CONCACAF Men's Under-20 Championship and earned his first call up to the national "A" squad.
Buchanan of West Virginia University has been a member of the national youth program since 2010, although she was a regular with the national "A" squad throughout 2013. The centreback earned player-of-the-match honours in five international matches in 2013.
Canadian U-20 Players of the Year:
2013 - Dylan Carreiro and Kadeisha Buchanan
2012 - Doneil Henry and Sabrina D'Angelo
2011 – Ashtone Morgan and Amelia Pietrangelo
2010 – Ethan Gage and Jonelle Filigno
2009 – Nana Attakora and Chelsea Stewart
2008 – Nana Attakora and Jonelle Filigno
2007 – Asmir Begovic and Sophie Schmidt
2006 – David Edgar and Jodi-Ann Robinson
2005 – Ryan Gyaki and Kara Lang