2019 Canadian Championship

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2019 Canadian Championship
Championnat Canadien 2019
CountryCanada
Teams13 (expected, from 5 leagues)
Defending championsToronto FC
2018

The 2019 Canadian Championship will be the eleventh edition of Canada's national soccer cup tournament. The tournament is expected to include Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and Montreal Impact of MLS; Ottawa Fury of the USL Championship; the seven Canadian Premier League clubs; and the champions of League1 Ontario and Première Ligue de soccer du Québec.[1][2][3]

The winner is expected to qualify for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League.

Qualified clubs[edit]

Club Location League Previous best[a]
A.S. Blainville Blainville, Quebec Première Ligue de soccer du Québec Second qualifying round: 1 (2018)
Cavalry FC Calgary, Alberta Canadian Premier League N/A
FC Edmonton Edmonton, Alberta Canadian Premier League Semi-finals: 5 (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Forge FC Hamilton, Ontario Canadian Premier League N/A
HFX Wanderers Halifax, Nova Scotia Canadian Premier League N/A
Montreal Impact Montreal, Quebec Major League Soccer Champions: 3 (2008, 2013, 2014)
Ottawa Fury Ottawa, Ontario USL Championship Semi-finals: 3 (2016, 2017, 2018)
Pacific FC Langford, British Columbia Canadian Premier League N/A
Toronto FC Toronto, Ontario Major League Soccer Champions: 7 (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Valour FC Winnipeg, Manitoba Canadian Premier League N/A
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Vancouver, British Columbia Major League Soccer Champions: 1 (2015)
Vaughan Azzurri Vaughan, Ontario League1 Ontario N/A
York 9 FC North York, Ontario Canadian Premier League N/A
Notes
  1. ^ Includes NASL incarnations of FC Edmonton and Montreal Impact

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Voyageurs Cup creator delighted with addition of CPL clubs to future Canadian Championships". Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  2. ^ "2018 League1 Ontario Season To Feature New Format, Divisional Configuration And Several Exciting New Additions". Retrieved October 16, 2018.
  3. ^ "AS Blainville earn second Canadian Championship berth". Retrieved October 16, 2018.