Canadian Championship: CF Montreal knows its opponents
CF Montreal will begin its journey to the Canadian Championship by crossing swords with Vaughan SC, of League 1 Ontario (L1O).
This is what that Canada Soccer's draw on Tuesday established. The preliminary round games, including that of CF Montreal, will take place on April 18, 19 or 20. The Belle Province team will be looking for a sixth title in this competition.
The Vaughan SC, who are defending champions of the L1O, will be participating in this tournament for the second time. for obtaining the Voyageurs Cup.
FC Laval, champion of the First Quebec Soccer League, will participate for the first time, as will TSS Rovers FC (League1 British Columbia ) and Vancouver FC (Canadian Premier League).
Of the 14 participating teams, only the Vancouver Whitecaps and Toronto FC – last year's champions and runners-up respectively – are bye bye from the first round. The Toronto team will also wait for the result of the match involving their Montreal rivals to know the identity of their opponents in the quarter-finals.