1983 National Soccer League

Much due to the the sound goalkeeping of Costas Mosgopoulos  and the goalscoring of Chris Lamis Panellenic won the league championship. Toronto Italia hired Omar Sivori as their coach. Sivori was a former Juventus star who was the European Footballer of the Year in 1961. Led by their strong forward-line of Hector Marinaro, Joao Moniz and Ed McNally they finsihed in the second spot. Former NSL star player Jorge Piotti coached Dinamo Latino to a third place finish. Hamilton Steelers joined the ill-fated Canadian Professional Soccer League before the season started. They however kept a reserve team in the NSL. When the CPSL folded the CPSL players returned to play for the NSL team.

Results and standings

Final league table:
                    GP W  L  T  GF GA Pt   
Panhellenic         28 17  3  8 51 21 42 
Toronto Italia      28 15  5  8 51 30 38 
Dinamo Latino       28 14  8  6 36 26 34
First Portuguese    27 12 10  5 40 43 29
St. Catharines Roma 28 11 12  5 36 33 27
Toronto Croatia     28  8 15  5 28 40 21
London City         28  8 19  1 30 47 17
Hamilton Steelers   27  5 18  4 30 62 14 
  
Leading goalscorer:                Gls
1. Cesar Figueredo (Dinamo Latino) 14 goals
2. Chris Lambis (Panhellenic)      13 goals 
3. Louie Fotia (London City)       12 goals
  
  
Leading goalkeepers:                Gpd GA 
1. Costas Mosgopoulos (Panhellenic) 20  11 
2. Glenn McNamara (Dinamo Latino)   22  19