2006 Voyageurs Cup

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2006 Voyageurs Cup
2006 Coupe des Voyageurs (in French)
CountryCanada
Teams3
ChampionsMontreal Impact (5th title)
Matches played6
Goals scored10 (1.67 per match)
Attendance38,717 (6,453 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Sita-Taty Matondo
Jamie Dodds
(2 goals each)
2005
2007

The 2006 Voyageurs Cup was the fifth edition of the Voyageurs Cup tournament started by the Canadian supporters group The Voyageurs.[1] The 2006 Edition of the tournament featured Montreal Impact, Toronto Lynx and Vancouver Whitecaps.

The 2006 Voyageurs Cup was won by Montreal Impact won by a single point in the table over the second place Toronto Lynx, clinching the competition in the final all-Canadian match of the 2006 USL season in a scoreless draw against the Linx on September 8, 2006. All three sides recorded a single win in the competition, however only Montreal was able to go undefeated against the other Canadian sides recording a win and three draws totaling six points in the table.

Format[edit]

Each team played two matches (home and away) against each other team. All of these matches were drawn from the USL First Division 2006 regular season. The 2006 USL First Division was not a balanced home and away competition where each team played the others an equal number of times; only the final two matches played between each city's team is counted as a Voyageurs Cup 2006 match. In each match, 3 points were awarded for wins (even had it come in extra time), 1 point was awarded for a draw, and 0 points were awarded for losses (even had it come in extra time). The four teams were ranked according to the total number of points obtained in all matches.[2]

The team ranked highest after all matches have been played was to be crowned the champion, and would be awarded the Voyageurs Cup.

Standings[edit]

2006-Team GP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Montreal Impact 4 1 3 0 3 2 +1 6
Toronto Lynx 4 1 2 1 3 4 -1 5
Vancouver Whitecaps 4 1 1 2 4 4 0 4

Results by round[edit]

Montreal Impact
Round1234
GroundHAAH
ResultDWDD
Source: Voyageurs.ca
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
Toronto Lynx
Round1234
GroundAHHA
ResultLWDD
Source: Voyageurs.ca
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
Vancouver Whitecaps
Round1234
GroundHAAH
ResultWLDL
Source: Voyageurs.ca
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Schedule[edit]

Vancouver Whitecaps FC2–0Toronto Lynx
Joey Gjertsen Goal 45'
Sita-Taty Matondo Goal 82'
Report
Attendance: 4,555
Referee: David Gantar

Toronto Lynx2–1Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Jamie Dodds Goal 20'
Damien Pottinger Goal 31'
Report Sita-Taty Matondo Goal 29'
Attendance: 2,235
Referee: Rob Antle

Montreal Impact1–1Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Mauricio Vincello Goal 90' Report Steve Kindel Goal 21'
Attendance: 12,435
Referee: Domenic Scali

Vancouver Whitecaps FC0–1Montreal Impact
Report Joel John Bailey Goal 55'
Attendance: 5,417
Referee: David Gantar

Toronto Lynx1–1Montreal Impact
Jamie Dodds Goal 48' Report
Report
Zé Roberto Goal 70'


Champion[edit]

Voyageurs Cup:
Montreal Impact
5th Voyageurs Cup Win

Top scorers[edit]

Source[3]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Democratic Republic of the Congo Sita-Taty Matondo Vancouver Whitecaps 2
Canada Jamie Dodds Toronto Lynx 2
3 United States Joey Gjertsen Vancouver Whitecaps 1
Canada Damien Pottinger Toronto Lynx 1
Canada Steve Kindel Vancouver Whitecaps 1
Argentina Mauricio Vincello Montreal Impact 1
Trinidad and Tobago Joel John Bailey Montreal Impact 1
Brazil Zé Roberto Montreal Impact 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bin, Matthew. "Voyageurs Cup Announced For A-League Teams". canadasoccer.com. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  2. ^ "VOYAGEURS CUP 2006". voyageurscup.ca. Archived from the original on 6 December 2006. Retrieved Jan 10, 2019.
  3. ^ "Voyageurs Cup 2006 Goalscorers". Retrieved Jan 10, 2019.