2003 Voyageurs Cup

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The 2003 Voyageurs Cup was the second Voyageurs Cup tournament which was started by the Canadian supporters group The Voyageurs. The 2003 Edition of the tournament featured the same 4 teams as the 2002 tournament: Calgary Storm, Montreal Impact, Toronto Lynx and Vancouver Whitecaps.

The 2003 competition was won by Impact de Montréal who led the competition with wins in their first three games. Neither Toronto Lynx nor Vancouver Whitecaps could overcome their lead, although, Impact de Montréal did not clinch their second Voyageurs Cup until the last game of the competition against Calgary Aug. 31 with a 2–0 at home.

Format[edit]

Each team played 2 matches (home and away) against each other team. All of these matches are drawn from the USL A-league's 2003 regular season; the final two matches played between each city's team is counted as a Voyageurs Cup 2003 match. In each match, 3 points are awarded for wins (even if it comes in extra time), 1 point is awarded for a draw, and 0 points are awarded for losses (even if it comes in extra time). The four teams are ranked according to the total number of points obtained in all matches.[1]

The team ranked highest after all matches have been played is the champion, and will be awarded the Voyageurs Cup.

Standings[edit]

2003-Team Pts Pld W L T GF GA GD
Montreal Impact 13 6 4 1 1 12 4 +8
Toronto Lynx 12 6 4 2 0 9 7 +2
Vancouver Whitecaps 10 6 3 2 1 7 5 +2
Calgary Storm 0 6 0 6 0 2 14 −12

Results by round[edit]

Impact de Montréal
Round123456
GroundAAAHHH
ResultWWWLDW
Source: Voyageurs.ca
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
Toronto Lynx
Round123456
GroundHAAAHH
ResultLWWWLW
Source: Voyageurs.ca
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
Vancouver Whitecaps
Round123456
GroundHHHAAH
ResultLLWWDW
Source: Voyageurs.ca
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
Calgary Storm
Round123456
GroundHHAHAA
ResultLLLLLL
Source: Voyageurs.ca
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Schedule[edit]

Toronto Lynx0–2Montreal Impact
Zé Roberto Goal 30'
Zé Roberto Goal 52'

Vancouver Whitecaps0–1Montreal Impact
Francois Goal 76'

Calgary Storm0–4Montreal Impact
Biello Goal 19'
Matondo Goal 29'
Clarke Goal 30'
Sebrango Goal 82'

Vancouver Whitecaps1–2Toronto Lynx
Heald Goal 33' Gerba Goal 39'
Gerba Goal 43'
Swangard Stadium
Vancouver, British Columbia

Calgary Storm0–2Toronto Lynx
Gerba Goal 6'
Vignjevic Goal 17'
McMahon Stadium
Calgary, Alberta

Montreal Impact2–3Toronto Lynx
Sebrango Goal 33'
Matondo Goal 72'
Vignjevic Goal 49'
Gerba Goal 90'
Gerba Goal 102'

Vancouver Whitecaps2–0Calgary Storm
Craveiro Goal 8'
Heald Goal 37'

Calgary Storm1–2Vancouver Whitecaps
Zuniga Goal 21' Jordan Goal 79'
Corazzin Goal 81'
McMahon Stadium
Calgary, Alberta

Montreal Impact1–1Vancouver Whitecaps
Zé Roberto Goal 15' Dasovic Goal 77'

Toronto Lynx0–1Vancouver Whitecaps
Corazzin Goal 58'
Centennial Park Stadium
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto Lynx2–1Calgary Storm
Barclay Goal 16'
Vincello Goal 63'
Wimble Goal 65'
Centennial Park Stadium
Toronto, Ontario

Montreal Impact2–0Calgary Storm
Leduc Goal 5'
Nash Goal 25'

Champion[edit]

Voyageurs Cup:
Montreal Impact
2nd Voyageurs Cup Win

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Canada Ali Gerba Toronto Lynx 5
2 Cuba Eduardo Sebrango Montreal Impact 3
Brazil Zé Roberto Montreal Impact 3
4 Canada Carlo Corazzin Vancouver Whitecaps 2
Zaire Sita-Taty Matondo Montreal Impact 2
Serbia Nikola Vignjevic Toronto Lynx 2
Canada Oliver Heald Vancouver Whitecaps 2
8 Canada Mauro Biello Montreal Impact 1
Sebastian Barclay Toronto Lynx 1
Nico Craveiro Vancouver Whitecaps 1
Canada Nick Dasovic Vancouver Whitecaps 1
Canada Abraham Francois Montreal Impact 1
Canada Jason Jordan Vancouver Whitecaps 1
Canada Patrick Leduc Montreal Impact 1
Canada Martin Nash Montreal Impact 1
Argentina Mauricio Vincello Toronto Lynx 1
Shaun Wimble Calgary Storm 1
Nicolas Zuniga Calgary Storm 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "VOYAGEURS CUP 2003 – Format, Tiebreakers". voyageurscup.ca. Archived from the original on November 27, 2002. Retrieved May 8, 2014.