The first was a test run, but the second of Hassoun Camara’s set-piece attempts delivered the Montreal Impact their eighth Voyageurs Cup.
The Frenchman’s ninth-minute diving header, it seemed, canceled out Camilo’s exquisite free kick that had given the lead to the Vancouver Whitecaps just four minutes into their Amway Canadian Championship final second leg at BC Place on Wednesday night.
VANCOUVER, B.C. – A failure to effectively defend a set piece once again haunted the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday, as Hassoun Camara was allowed to head home unmarked in the 84th minute to secure the Montreal Impact the Voyageurs Cup.
In his press conference immediately following the 2-2 result, which ensured an Impact championship on away goals, Whitecaps head coach Martin Rennie expressed his belief that there was a block on the play which ensured Camara being so open.
VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Montreal Impact are Canadian champions, thanks to a late Hassoun Camara header that secured a dramatic 2-2 draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place on Wednesday night in the second leg of the Amway Canadian Championship finals.
Following the scoreless first leg, all Montreal needed was a draw to claim the trophy in Wednesday's second leg – which they secured through Camara’s 84th-minute header and a 49th-minute strike from Felipe.
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VANCOUVER, B.C. – Kenny Miller is staying with the Vancouver Whitecaps, at least for the time being.
That was the word following a training session on Thursday at the University of British Columbia, as both the player and his coach poured cold water on rumors which first appeared in British newspapers this week that he was set for a return to fallen Scottish giants Rangers FC.