Ontario, BC lead the way at 2019 Toyota National Championships Challenge Trophy

Northwest Territories and New Brunswick got underway on day two from the Challenge Trophy competition in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. Ontario and BC lead the way in their respective groups taking six points from their opening matches.
Group A - Surrey Central Breakers (BC) 2:1 (NL) Holy Cross
Holy Cross scored a late lone goal at 90’ +3 when Jake Warren hit a volley off a deflection, however, it was too late for Newfoundland & Labrador. BC’s Milad Mehrabi (18') and Boris Si (58') scored on either side of halftime for Surrey who sit on six points atop Group A.
Group A -Fredericton Picaroons Reds (NB) 2:1 (AB) Edmonton Scottish
Eseaka Kannah (28') and Jason Rouse (45') had first half goals to secure victor for New Brunswick. Edmonton’s Sebastian Cabrera (69') pulled one back in the second half, but, Fredericton hung on.

Group B - Ottawa St. Anthony (ON) 4-1 (SK) Saskatoon Revolution
Shamir Lubenga (31', 77') had two for Ontario, and Trevor Turner (50'), and Ibrahim Soukary (54') scoried two quick second half goals to help Ontario defeat Saskatchewan, who got a goal from Nathan Reis (57').
Group B - Kodiak Charlesbourg (QC) 8-0 (NT) Yellowknife YK Galaxy FC
Quebec’s Vincent Mathieu kept the clean sheet for Quebec, who got four goals from Alexandre Perusse (13’, 37’, 63’, 71’), a pair from Marc-Olivier Dibongue Kouo (43’, 64’), and singles from Jeremy-Nathaniel Tothaud-Mouandza (44’) and Pierre-Luc Chiasson (75’).