Exciting Second Leg In Store After Draw In 2016 Inter-Provincial Cup First Leg
Ontario Soccer Association – Quebec’s CS Mont-Royal Outremont Griffons Draw 1-1 With Ontario’s Vaughan Azzurri in Quebec-based First Leg of National Division III Championship
Nov. 8, 2016 | Vaughan, ON – The champions of Ontario’s League1 Ontario (Vaughan Azzurri) and Quebec’s PLSQ (CS Mont-Royal Outremont Griffons) battled to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the 2016 National Division III Championship – the Inter-Provincial Cup – on Saturday November 5.
Played at the Terrebonne Sports Centre in Terrebonne, Que., the home pitch advantage was with the Quebec side in the first leg and Griffons’ midfielder Sean Rosa made it count after opening the scoring inside the first half hour.
Vaughan Azzurri forward Mario Kovacevic inspired a second-half revival for the visitors, scoring a penalty just before the hour mark.
Despite a series of good chances for both teams in the second half, a breakthrough goal was not forthcoming. Official match report, including full match video, is available here.
The second leg of the Inter-Provincial Cup will be played at the Pickering Soccer Centre (1975 Clements Road) on Saturday November 12, kickoff 5 p.m.
A link to match tickets for the November 12 Inter-Provincial Cup second leg is available here.
The Inter-Provincial Cup competition utilizes the aggregate scoring system to determine a winner after the two legs, whereby the cumulative goals scored by each team will be compared.
In the event that both teams have scored the same number of goals, away goals will count for two goals – rewarding the team that has scored more goals “away from home.”
For more information on the final, including an in-depth preview ahead of the match, visit League1Ontario.com.
Cormac Rea | League1 Ontario Communications Coordinator | 613-299-0374 | Email: email@example.com
About League1 Ontario
League1 Ontario is the only pro-am, standards-based, senior league in Ontario. Founded in 2014, the league began with a 10 team Men’s division, which has now grown to 16 teams and includes a separate nine team women’s division.
League1 Ontario serves as a stepping stone between the youth, amateur ranks and the full-on professional sides. Sanctioned by the Ontario Soccer Association, the league’s focus, first and foremost, is the development of Canada’s future stars.