1961 Canadian National Challenge Cup
The 1961 Canadian National Challenge Cup, also known as the Dominion Cup, was won by Montreal Concordia (also National League champions). They beat Vancouver Firefighters 1-0 in a rain soaked game in Montreal.
The eastern Canada based National Soccer League held a round robin series to determine a winner to play against the winner of the Eastern Professional Soccer League. The winner of that series would then face the western Canada representative.
The following are some of the players from the games found in the news reports.
- Olivio Lacerda (centre forward)
- Hector Dadderio (outside right)
- Emilio Svitch (GK)
- Ken Pears (GK)
- Art Hughes (centre-forward)
- Art Bennett (forward)
|Montreal Concordia v Vancouver FirefightersFinal 22 July 1961||Montreal Concordia||1-0||Vancouver Firefighters||Montreal, Quebec|
|Olivio Lacerda Template:Goals||Stadium: Faillon Stadium
Referee: Harry Sadler
- "Concordia Blanks Ulster". The Montreal Gazette. 13 May 1961. Retrieved 12 June 2011.