Borjan, Buchanan, Charron named Canada Soccer's top players for May

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Milan Borjan, Kadeisha Buchanan and Samuel Charron have been named Canada Soccer’s top players for the month for May.

Borjan, a goalkeeper from Hamilton, helped Red Star Belgrade clinch a fifth Serbian league title in a row. He scored on a penalty in added time in Red Star's 3-1 season-ending win over FK Voždovac on May 22.

Borjan helped Red Star win their second Serbian Cup in a row four days later with a 2-1 win over FK Partizan.

Buchanan, a centre back from Brampton, Ont., won her fifth UEFA Women’s Champions League title in six years by helping French club Olympique Lyonnais to a 3-1 win over FC Barcelona on May 21.

Buchanan also helped Lyon win the French league title for the fifth time since joining the club in January 2017. Lyon secured their spot at the top of the table with a 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain on May 29.21

Charron, from Ottawa, helped Canada finish ninth overall at the IFCPF Men's World Cup, matching the Para Soccer National Team's previous best record from 2009.

The captain led Canada with five goals and three assists in five matches.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 1, 2022.

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