June 17th, 2019

Kourouma, Bona lead Wanderers over Valour in Canadian Championship series


By The Canadian Press on June 12, 2019.

WINNIPEG – HFX Wanderers FC advanced to the next round of the Canadian Championship by edging Valour FC 2-0 on Wednesday in the second leg of their qualifying series between Canadian Premier League sides.

Mohamed Kourouma scored in the 58th minute and Andre Bona added a late, stoppage-time goal as the Wanderers won the second-round qualifying series 4-1 on aggregate.

The Halifax-based team will face the Ottawa Fury in the next round.

HFX beat Valour 2-1 in the first leg in Halifax last week, overcoming a 1-0 deficit against its Winnipeg opponent with two goals in two minutes late in the first half.

EDMONTON – Mele Temguia scored in stoppage time as Edmonton FC eaned a 1-0 win over York9 FC in the second leg of their qualifying series, but still lost on aggregate.

York beat Edmonton 3-1 in the first leg last week to win the series 3-2.

York will face the Montreal Impact in the next round.

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