BC crowned Challenge Trophy Champions at 2019 Toyota National Championships
Teck Finals Day in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador saw British Columbia crowned champions at the 2019 Toyota National Championships Challenge Trophy competition. Central City Breakers from Surrey defeated Ottawa’s St. Anthony SC 2:0 to take the Gold Medal and Challenge Trophy. Dartmouth’s United DFC earned the bronze medal with Quebec’s Kodiak Charlesbourg winning the Fifth Place Match, Newfoundland & Labrador’s Holy Cross winning the Seventh Place Match and Manitoba’s FC Winnipeg Lions taking the Ninth Place Match.
Central City Breakers FC
Ottawa St. Anthony SC
United DFC (Dartmouth)
Edmonton Scottish SC
Fredericton Picaroons Reds
Holy Cross FC (St. John's)
FC Winnipeg Lions
Yellowknife YK Galaxy FC
Gold: Central City Breakers FC (Surrey) (BC) 2:0 (ON) Ottawa St. Anthony SC
British Columbia’s Central City Breakers defeated Ontario’s Ottawa St. Anthony 2:0 to win the 2019 Toyota National Championships Challenge Trophy competition in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. After a scoreless first half, Surrey’s Caleb Clarke (65’) put BC ahead 20 minutes into the second half and Milad Mehrabi (90’+2) got a second with Ottawa pushing forward to equalize in injury time.
Bronze: Edmonton Scottish SC (AB) 0:2 (NS) United DFC (Dartmouth)
United DFC finish in third place with their 2:0 victory over Alberta in the Bronze Medal Match at the Challenge Trophy competition in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. Andrew Serieys (28’) put Dartmouth up mid-way through the first half and Derek Gaudet (90’+3) sealed it in second-half injury time with a beautiful free kick from the top of the box. Jensen Brown earned his fourth clean sheet of the competition.
Fifth Place: Fredericton Picaroons Reds (NB) 0:4 (QC) Kodiak Charlesbourg
Marc-Olivier Dibongue Kouo’s (30, 41’) scored two first half goals and Julien Morissette (65’) and Jeremy-Nathaniel Tothaud-Mouandza (87’) scored in the second half to secure fifth place for Quebec.
Seventh Place: Holy Cross FC (St. John's) (NL) 2:0 (SK) Saskatoon Revolution
Jacob Grant (16’) and Isaac Bonisteel’s (37’) first-half goals were enough for hosts Holy Cross as they defeat Saskatchewan to take seventh place in the Challenge Trophy competition.
Ninth Place: FC Winnipeg Lions (MB) 19:0 (NT) Yellowknife YK Galaxy FC
Ryan Ramjiawan (4’, 6’, 22’, 39’, 47’, 62’, 68’, 76’, 82’), Stuart Hodges (35’, 65’, 71’, 75’), Andrew Aitken (10’), Krzysztof Szulc (31’), Aaron Hidalgo-Mazzei (60’), and Zach Harrison (80’) scored for Manitoba.