2012 Canadian Championship

The 2012 Canadian Championship (officially the Amway Canadian Championship for sponsorship reasons) was a soccer tournament hosted and organized by the Canadian Soccer Association that took place in the cities of Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver in 2012. As in the previous tournament, participating teams included FC Edmonton, Montreal Impact, Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. It was won by Toronto FC, who defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on aggregate in the final round. As the winner, Toronto FC took the Voyageurs Cup and Canada's entry into the Group Stage of the 2012–13 CONCACAF Champions League. It was the fifth edition of the annual Canadian Championship.[1]

2012 Canadian Championship
2012 Amway Canadian Championship (in English)
Championnat Canadien Amway 2012 (in French)
Amway Canadian Championship logo 2012.svg
CountryCanada
Teams4
ChampionsToronto FC (4th title)
Runners-upVancouver Whitecaps FC
Matches played6
Goals scored11 (1.83 per match)
Attendance75,789 (12,632 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Eric Hassli
Ryan Johnson
Reggie Lambe
Sébastien Le Toux
(2 goals each)
George Gross Memorial TrophyRyan Johnson
2011
2013

MatchesEdit

BracketEdit

The teams were seeded based on 2011 league results, with the Major League Soccer teams receiving the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds, and the North American Soccer League teams receiving the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds.[1]

Each round is a two-game aggregate goal series.
  Semifinals Final
                         
1 Toronto FC 0 2 2  
4 Montreal Impact 0 0 0  
    1 Toronto FC 1 1 2
  2 Vancouver Whitecaps FC   1 0 1
3 FC Edmonton 0 1 1
2 Vancouver Whitecaps FC   2 3 5  

SemifinalsEdit

First legEdit

Montreal Impact0–0Toronto FC
Report
Attendance: 13,405
Referee: Paul Ward
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Montreal Impact
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toronto FC
GK 1   Donovan Ricketts
DF 15   Jeb Brovsky
DF 13   Matteo Ferrari
DF 3   Shavar Thomas
DF 5   Tyson Wahl
MF 25   Lamar Neagle   71'
MF 18   Collen Warner
MF 7   Felipe   86'
MF 22   Davy Arnaud (c)
FW 23   Bernardo Corradi   82'
FW 11   Sanna Nyassi
Substitutes
MF 28   Sinisa Ubiparipovic   71'
FW 16   Eduardo Sebrango   82'
FW 17   Justin Braun   86'
Manager
  Jesse Marsch
GK 30   Milos Kočić
DF 4   Doneil Henry
DF 12   Adrian Cann
DF 3   Miguel Aceval
DF 5   Ashtone Morgan
MF 23   Terry Dunfield
MF 6   Julian de Guzman
MF 22   Torsten Frings (c)   90+1'
MF 19   Reggie Lambe   73'
FW 9   Ryan Johnson
FW 8   Eric Avila   60'
Substitutes
MF 11   Luis Silva   90+5'   60'
FW 27   Richard Eckersley   73'
MF 2   Logan Emory   90+1'
Manager
  Aron Winter

FC Edmonton0–2Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Report Hassli   18'
Harris   41'
Attendance: 3,700
Referee: Carol Anne Chenard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FC Edmonton
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
GK 22   David Monsalve
DF 5   Kevin Hatchi
DF 13   Jonathan Joseph-Augustin
DF 18   Paul Hamilton
DF 26   Fabrice Lassonde
MF 6   Shaun Saiko   66'
MF 8   Ilja van Leerdam   74'
MF 21   Dominic Oppong   84'
FW 4   Serisay Barthélémy   21'
FW 19   Kyle Porter   77'
FW 29   Yashir Pinto
Substitutes
FW 11   Matthew Lam   21'
MF 20   Chris Kooy   84'
FW 14   Paul Craig   77'
Manager
  Harry Sinkgraven
GK 18   Brad Knighton
DF 3   Jordan Harvey   72'
DF 4   Alain Rochat
DF 19   Carlyle Mitchell
DF 32   Greg Klazura
MF 11   John Thorrington
MF 28   Gershon Koffie
MF 20   Davide Chiumiento
FW 9   Atiba Harris   71'
FW 17   Omar Salgado
FW 37   Eric Hassli   78'
Substitutes
MF 13   Michael Nanchoff   71'
MF 23   Long Tan   78'
Manager
  Martin Rennie
Assistant referees
  Joe Fletcher
  Dereck Illingworth
Fourth official
  Drew Fischer -->

Second legEdit

Toronto FC2–0Montreal Impact
Lambe   2'
Johnson   38'
Report
Attendance: 15,016
Referee: Dave Gantar

Toronto FC won 2–0 on aggregate

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toronto FC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Montreal Impact
GK 30   Milos Kočić
DF 27   Richard Eckersley   17'
DF 12   Adrian Cann   41'
DF 4   Doneil Henry
DF 5   Ashtone Morgan
MF 7   Eric Avila   57'
MF 6   Julian de Guzman
MF 22   Torsten Frings (c)
MF 19   Reggie Lambe   73'
FW 9   Ryan Johnson
FW 11   Joao Plata   66'
Substitutes
MF 23   Terry Dunfield   57'
FW 25   Jeremy Hall   66'
FW 18   Nick Soolsma   73'
Manager
  Aron Winter
GK 1   Donovan Ricketts
DF 15   Jeb Brovsky   75'
DF 13   Matteo Ferrari
DF 3   Shavar Thomas   46'
DF 5   Tyson Wahl
MF 28   Sinisa Ubiparipovic
MF 8   Patrice Bernier   46'
MF 18   Collen Warner (c)
MF 22   Davy Arnaud   73'
FW 23   Bernardo Corradi
FW 11   Sanna Nyassi   60'   23'
Substitutes
MF 7   Felipe   46'
FW 21   Justin Mapp   46'
MF 6   Hassoun Camara   75'
Manager
  Jesse Marsch

Vancouver Whitecaps FC3–1FC Edmonton
Le Toux   75'88'
Mattocks   90+3'
Report Pinto   54'
Attendance: 15,011
Referee: Geoff Gamble

Vancouver Whitecaps FC won 5–1 on aggregate

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FC Edmonton
GK 1   Brad Knighton
DF 32   Greg Klazura
DF 19   Carlyle Mitchell
DF 6   Jay DeMerit (c)
DF 3   Jordan Harvey
MF 26   Floyd Franks
MF 11   John Thorrington   42'
FW 20   Davide Chiumiento
FW 13   Michael Nanchoff   70'
FW 29   Eric Hassli   74'
FW 37   Camilo Sanvezzo   85'
Substitutes
MF 7   Sebastien Le Toux   70'
FW 22   Darren Mattocks   74'
DF 8   Etienne Barbara   85'
Manager
  Martin Rennie
GK 22   David Monsalve
DF 24   Antonio Rago
DF 18   Paul Hamilton   41'
DF 5   Kevin Hatchi
DF 27   Fabien Vorbe   33'
MF 6   Shaun Saiko   77'
MF 16   Kenny Caceros
MF 20   Chris Kooy   51'
MF 9   Michael Cox   44'   55'
FW 11   Matt Lam   59'
FW 33   Yashir Pinto   81'
Substitutes
DF 19   Kyle Porter   55'
DF 8   Ilja van Leerdam   77'
MF 14   Paul Craig   81'
Manager
  Harry Sinkgraven

FinalEdit

First legEdit

Vancouver Whitecaps FC1–1Toronto FC
Hassli   90+1' Report Johnson   66'
Attendance: 14,878
Referee: Drew Fischer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toronto FC
GK 1   Joe Cannon
DF 4   Alain Rochat
DF 6   Jay DeMerit (c)
DF 12   Young-Pyo Lee
DF 15   Martín Bonjour
MF 11   John Thorrington   86'
MF 16   Matt Watson   69'
MF 27   Jun Marques Davidson
FW 7   Sébastien Le Toux
FW 8   Etienne Barbara   56'
FW 37   Camilo
Substitutes
MF 20   Davide Chiumiento   69'
FW 22   Darren Mattocks   86'
FW 29   Eric Hassli   56'
Manager
  Martin Rennie
GK 30   Miloš Kocić
DF 4   Doneil Henry
DF 5   Ashtone Morgan
DF 12   Adrian Cann
DF 25   Jeremy Hall   11'
MF 6   Julian de Guzman (c)
MF 8   Eric Avila   65'
MF 19   Reggie Lambe   71'
MF 23   Terry Dunfield   49'
FW 7   Joao Plata   80'
FW 9   Ryan Johnson
Substitutes
MF 11   Luis Silva   80'
MF 14   Danny Koevermans   65'
FW 26   Nick Soolsma   71'
Manager
  Aron Winter
Assistant referees
  Daniel Belleau
  Darren Clark
Fourth official
  Dave Gantar

Second legEdit

Toronto FC1–0Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Lambe   83' Report
Attendance: 13,777

Toronto won 2–1 on aggregate

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toronto FC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
GK 30   Miloš Kocić
DF 4   Doneil Henry   84'
DF 5   Ashtone Morgan   48'
DF 12   Adrian Cann
DF 25   Jeremy Hall
MF 6   Julian de Guzman   57'
MF 8   Eric Avila   60'
MF 19   Reggie Lambe   75'   84'
MF 22   Torsten Frings (c)   31'
FW 7   Joao Plata   78'
FW 9   Ryan Johnson
Substitutes
MF 23   Terry Dunfield   84'
MF 27   Richard Eckersley   60'
FW 18   Nick Soolsma   78'
Manager
  Aron Winter
GK 1   Joe Cannon
DF 4   Alain Rochat   65'
DF 6   Jay DeMerit (c)
DF 12   Lee Young-Pyo
DF 15   Martín Bonjour   36'
MF 11   John Thorrington   73'
MF 27   Jun Marques Davidson
MF 28   Gershon Koffie
FW 7   Sébastien Le Toux   45'   58'  
FW 29   Eric Hassli
FW 37   Camilo   66'
Substitutes
MF 20   Davide Chiumiento   73'
FW 22   Darren Mattocks   89'   66'
DF 3   Jordan Harvey   65'
Manager
  Martin Rennie
Assistant referees
  Philippe Briere
  Richard Gamache
Fourth official
  Mathieu Bourdeau

Top goalscorersEdit

Pos Name Nationality Club Goals
1 Eric Hassli   France Whitecaps FC 2
Ryan Johnson   Jamaica Toronto FC
Reggie Lambe   Bermuda Toronto FC
Sébastien Le Toux   France Whitecaps FC
2 Atiba Harris   Saint Kitts and Nevis Whitecaps FC 1
Darren Mattocks   Jamaica Whitecaps FC
Yashir Pinto   Chile FC Edmonton

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2012 Amway Canadian Championship". Retrieved January 27, 2012.