Quinton Duncan

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Defender
  •  1995
  •  London, ON
  •  FC London
 

PROFILE
A versatile defender who has represented Canada at youth international level and the province of Ontario, Quinton Duncan joined Whitecaps FC Residency in Sept. 2011 after last playing for hometown club FC London.

INTERNATIONAL
U-18: In Nov. 2011, Duncan took part in a 10-day training camp in San Jose, Costa Rica, with Canada’s U-18 development squad. In Nov. 2012, Duncan was called up to a week-long training camp in the United States. U-15: As a member of Canada's U-15 national team, Duncan played in a 2-1 defeat (Oct. 30, 2010) versus the United States U-15 squad at The Home Depot Center complex in Carson, California.

YOUTH/AMATEUR
Duncan has enjoyed success during his youth days, having started his soccer career with Southend United Soccer Club in his hometown of London, Ontario. As a member of Southend United Dynamos (2005 to 2007), the defender won a Western Ontario Youth Soccer League (WOYSL) title and served as team captain. From 2008 to 2010, Duncan played for London City Lightning in the WOYSL and the Ontario Youth Soccer League. In 2011, the defender appeared FC London in the Ontario Soccer League's U-21 Provincial division. Between 2008 and 2011, Duncan represented the province of Ontario at the U-14 and U-16 levels.

PERSONAL
A native of London, Ontario, the defender's parents are Stephanie Silverthorn-Duncan and Hopeton Duncan. He also has a brother named Taylor. As a student, the defender attended Arthur Stringer Public School and Princess Anne French Immersion Public School before spending two years at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School in London, Ontario.

INTERESTING FACTS
When Duncan is not playing soccer, the defender enjoys playing other sports, learning and speaking languages, and cooking. He favourite dish is pasta with pesto sauce. His favourite soccer team is English Premier League giants Arsenal FC, while his favourite player New York Red Bulls star striker Thierry Henry. His dream is to play at Chelsea FC's Stamford Bridge or Arsenal FC's Emirates Stadium in London, England, one day.