Conserving and Celebrating British Columbia's Soccer Heritage

The Friends of Harry Manson are committed to keeping the Grand Challenge Cup in British Columbia and have a three-pronged vision for its future:
  • To have the Grand Challenge Cup restored to its former glory.
  • To find a suitable home for the Cup where it can be displayed for public viewing.
  • To create a commemorative competition with the Cup as the trophy.​​​
Harry Manson has been selected as an inductee into:


  • The Soccer Hall of Fame and Museum, in Vaughan, Ontario, on November 9, 2014
  • Nanaimo Museum - Sports Hall of Fame, in Nanaimo, British Columbia, on June 6, 2015
  • Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, in Calgary, Alberta, on June 17, 2015

The Friends of Harry Manson welcome these public acknowledgements of his exceptional contribution to Canadian soccer history.

Friends of Harry Manson