• Saturday Dec 07, 2013

    2014 Canadian Championship schedule unveiled

    The Impact de Montreal celebrate after winning the 2013 Amway Canadian Championship. (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Soccer Association)

     

    OTTAWA – The Canadian Soccer Association announced Friday the schedule for the 2014 Amway Canadian Championship, an annual competition that determines the country’s representative in the CONCACAF Champions League.

    This seventh edition of the tournament will see the Ottawa Fury, Canada’s newest North American Soccer League club, and FC Edmonton, square off in a two-legged preliminary round series.  The winner will secure a place in the semifinals, where it will join Major League Soccer (MLS) sides Impact de Montreal (defending champion), Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps.

    Those three clubs have been seeded according to their final positions in 2013 MLS play, while the preliminary-round winner will automatically be seeded fourth.

    2014 Amway Canadian Championship seeding

    1. Montreal Impact
    2. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
    3. Toronto FC
    4. Winner of Ottawa Fury FC/FC Edmonton

     

    The semifinal and final stages will also be contested on a home-and-away basis with the champion earning the right to represent Canada in the 2014-2015 CONCACAF Champions League.

    2014 Amway Canadian Championship Schedule

    (home team listed first)

    Preliminary Round

    April 23, 2014    Ottawa Fury v FC Edmonton

    April 30, 2014    FC Edmonton v Ottawa Fury

     

    Semifinals

    May 7, 2014      winner Ottawa Fury/FC Edmonton v Impact de Montreal

                            Toronto FC v Vancouver Whitecaps

     

    May 14, 2014    Impact de Montreal v winner Ottawa Fury/FC Edmonton

                            Vancouver Whitecaps v Toronto FC

     

    Final

    May 28, 2014* & June 4, 2014

    * game will be played on May 27, 2014, if Vancouver Whitecaps is home team

     

     Amway Canadian Championship

    List of Champions

     

    2008 – Impact de Montreal

    2009 – Toronto FC

    2010 – Toronto FC

    2011 – Toronto FC

    2012 – Toronto FC

    2013 – Impact de Montreal

     

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