Humber and Ahuntsic will battle for Gold at the CCAA Men's Soccer National Championship

Humber and Ahuntsic will battle for Gold at the CCAA Men's Soccer National Championship

MATCH 5: Langara Falcons 1, St. Thomas Tommies 0

The Langara Falcons bested the STU Tommies on Thursday morning after a goal from Matias Guedes in the 52’.

The victory advances the Langara Falcons to the Bronze Medal Semi-Final match at 2pm on Friday versus the Sheridan Bruins.

With the loss, the STU Tommies will play at 9am on Saturday in the 7th/8th placement game versus the host, Holland Hurricanes.

The Player of the Game recipients were Takumi Ota from the Langara Falcons and Kyle Yearwood of the STU Tommies.

MATCH 6: Capilano Blues 4, Holland Hurricanes 1

In the second Bronze Medal Quarter-Final match, the Capilano Blues spread out their scoring over the 90’ match to take down the host, Holland Hurricanes, by the score of 4-1.

Goals in the 25’, 42’, 47’ and 55’ pushed the Blues to victory, advancing them to the Bronze Medal Semi-Final match at 4:30pm on Friday versus the NAIT Ooks.

With the loss, the Holland Hurricanes will finish their tournament with a match versus ACAA rival, the STU Tommies, at 9am on Saturday in the 7th/8th placement game.

The Player of the Game for the Blues was Hudson Nelles, while Alex Lourenso took home the honours for the Hurricanes.

MATCH 7: Humber Hawks 4*, NAIT Ooks 3 (*PKs 5-3) 

In what will go down as one of the more exciting matches in recent years, the Humber Hawks outlasted the NAIT Ooks in penalty kicks.

The Hawks jumped out to an early 2-0 lead after goals in the 7’ and 21’, before NAIT scored in the 23’ to cut the lead to one.

With no scoring for most of the second half, the Ooks finally tied the match in the 83’ and proceeded to take the lead in the 89’ after a penalty kick.

The Hawks would not give up, storming up the field in the 90’ to tie the game at 3-3, sending it to penalty kicks, which they ultimately won.

The Hawks advance to the Gold Medal Game at 4:30pm on Saturday versus the Indiens d’Ahuntsic, while the Ooks will return to the field on Friday at 4:30pm in a Bronze Medal Semi-Final match versus the Capilano Blues.

Nicholas Machado was the Player of the Game for the Hawks while Matthew McLean was recognized for the Ooks.

MATCH 8: Indiens d'Ahuntsic 2, Sheridan Bruins 1 (*PKs 5-4)

The final match of the day was another exciting one as the Indiens d’Ahuntsic outlasted the Sheridan Bruins to earn the victory in penalty kicks.

After a scoreless first half, the Bruins took the lead in the 47’ to gain the momentum.

With time ticking down, the Indiens pressed to tie the match, which they successfully did off a header from a free kick to the left of the Bruins goalkeeper in the 87’.

With the victory, the Indiens punch their ticket to the Gold Medal Game on Saturday where they will take on the Humber Hawks.

The Sheridan Bruins will take on the Langara Falcons at 2pm in the first Bronze Medal Semi-Final on Friday.

The Players of the Game for the match were Yvenson André for the Indiens and Francis Aneyaw of the Bruins.

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