VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s defence of the Voyageurs Cup is alive and well.
The defending Canadian champions advanced to the 2016 Amway Canadian Championship Final after defeating Ottawa Fury FC 3-0 on Wednesday night in the second leg of the semifinal at BC Place, which secures a 3-2 series victory on aggregate.
- READ: The oral history of Vancouver's first-ever Voyageurs Cup
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Whitecaps FC will now face Toronto FC in the two-leg final, starting Tuesday, June 21 at BMO Field (4:30 p.m. PT on TSN). The Voyageurs Cup will then be awarded on Wednesday, June 29, as Whitecaps FC host the decisive second leg at BC Place (7 p.m. PT – tickets on sale NOW).
Tickets are included in ‘Caps Club Season Ticket Memberships.
Toronto FC secured their tournament final berth with a 4-2 aggregate victory over Montreal Impact in the other semifinal, including a scoreless draw at Stade Saputo in Wednesday's second leg.
Last month in MLS play, Whitecaps FC defeated the Reds 4-3 in a thriller at BMO Field.
AMWAY CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
The Amway Canadian Championship is a five-team tournament that crowns the top team in Canada. In addition to qualifying for the CONCACAF Champions League, the winner also takes home the supporters-created Voyageurs Cup (which was first awarded in 2002).
Last year, the ‘Caps won their first-ever Voyageurs Cup after years of heartbreak, defeating Montreal 4-2 on aggregate in the tournament final.
This is the fifth time in six years Whitecaps FC will play in the tournament final.
PREVIOUS WINNERS (RUNNER-UP)
*2008: Montreal Impact (Toronto FC)
*2009: Toronto FC (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
*2010: Toronto FC (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
2011: Toronto FC (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
2012: Toronto FC (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
2013: Montreal Impact (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
2014: Montreal Impact (Toronto FC)
2015: Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Montreal Impact)
*Round Robin Format
ROAD TO THE CUP
Semifinals Leg 1 - June 1:
Ottawa Fury FC 2-0 Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Toronto FC 4-2 Montreal Impact
Semifinals Leg 2 - June 8:
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3-0 Ottawa Fury FC (3-2 aggregate)
Montreal Impact 0-0 Toronto FC (4-2 aggregate)
Final Leg 1 - June 21:
Toronto FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4:30 p.m. PT at BMO Field)
Final Leg 2 - June 29:
Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Toronto FC (7 p.m. PT at BC Place)
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