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2012 Canadian Championship

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2012 Canadian Championship
2012 Amway Canadian Championship (in English)
Championnat Canadien Amway 2012 (in French)
Tournament details
Final positions
ChampionsToronto FC (4th title)
Runner-upVancouver Whitecaps FC
Tournament statistics
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
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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]

Qualified teams

Team League Position Appearance
Toronto FC MLS 16th 5th
Vancouver Whitecaps FC MLS 18th 5th
FC Edmonton NASL 5th 2nd
Montreal Impact NASL 7th 5th





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
3 FC Edmonton 0 1 1
2 Vancouver Whitecaps FC   2 3 5
2 Vancouver Whitecaps FC   1 0 1
1 Toronto FC 1 1 2
4 Montreal Impact 0 0 0
1 Toronto FC 0 2 2


Montreal Impact0–0Toronto FC
Attendance: 13,405
Referee: Paul Ward
Toronto FC2–0Montreal Impact
Lambe 2'
Johnson 38'
Attendance: 15,016
Referee: Dave Gantar

Toronto FC won 2–0 on aggregate.

FC Edmonton0–2Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Report Hassli 18'
Harris 41'
Attendance: 3,700
Referee: Carol Anne Chenard
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 FC1–1Toronto FC
Hassli 90+1' Report Johnson 66'
Attendance: 14,878
Referee: Drew Fischer
Toronto FC1–0Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Lambe 83' Report
Attendance: 13,777

Toronto FC won 2–1 on aggregate.


  Team eliminated or did not play in this round.
Rank Player Team Goals By round
SF1 SF2 F1 F2
1 France Eric Hassli Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 1 1
Jamaica Ryan Johnson Toronto FC 1 1
Bermuda Reggie Lambe Toronto FC 1 1
France Sébastien Le Toux Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2
5 Saint Kitts and Nevis Atiba Harris Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1 1
Jamaica Darren Mattocks Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1
Chile Pinto FC Edmonton 1


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