Vancouver joins action - The Province

Marc Weber Three Canadian teams in club qualifier Here's the lowdown on soccer's new Nutrilite Canadian Championship. What: A series between the Vancouver Whitecaps and Montreal Impact of the United Soccer Leagues' First Division and Toronto FC of Major League Soccer. Why: To determine which Canadian soccer club will qualify for the 2008-09 CONCACAF Champions League. Format: - Teams in the Nutrilite Canadian Championship will play each other home and away to determine who moves on. The first tiebreaker is goal differential. - The Canadian champion will advance to the 16-team Champions League preliminary stage, where they will face the Nicaraguan league winners in a home-and-away series in late August and early September. - The preliminary stage winners will join eight seeded teams in the group stage (four groups of four, six-match round robin through October). - The knockout stage runs from February to April with the eventual CONCACAF Champions League winner qualifying for the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup. CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE May 27 -- Toronto FC 1 Montreal Impact 0 June 17 -- Vancouver Whitecaps at Montreal, 4 p.m. June 25 -- Montreal at Vancouver, 8 p.m., CBC "bold" TV (Country Canada) July 1 -- Vancouver at Toronto, noon, CBC July 9 -- Toronto at Vancouver, 7 p.m. July 22 -- Montreal at Toronto, 4 p.m., CBC bold © The Vancouver Province 2008

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