Round Two of the Open Canada Cup involving four successful amateur teams from the Preliminary Round (Ottawa St. Anthony Italia, Ottawa Royals, AEK London and Benfica of Toronto) will join with the professional teams during the Canada Day holiday weekend July 1 – 3 to decide the eight quarter-finalists to advance to Round Three.
These games will be played on four sites: London, North York and St. Catharines and a new location of the Terry Fox Stadium in Ottawa.
Fri. Jul 1 Terry Fox Stadium-Ottawa 1:00pm
Ottawa St. Anthony Italia vs Laval Dynamites
Fri. Jul 1 Terry Fox Stadium-Ottawa 3:30pm
Durham Storm vs Ottawa Royals
Fri. Jul 1 Cove Road, London 8:38pm
London City vs Oakville Blue Devils
Sun. Jul 3 Esther Shiner Stadium 2:30pm
Vaughan Shooters vs Toronto Supra
Sun. Jul 3 Esther Shiner Stadium 5:45pm
North York Astros vs Brampton Stallions
Sun, Jul 3 Cove Road, London 7:00pm
AEK London vs Hamilton Thunder
Sun. Jul 3 Club Roma 7:30pm
St. Catharines Wolves vs Benfica of Toronto
Border Stars (Windsor) are the current Open Canada Cup holders, they gain a bye to Round Three.
The surviving eight teams from these games will advance to the quarter-finals to be played July 30, 31, August 1, leading to the semi-finals September 3, 4 and the Open Canada Cup Final to be played on Labour Day, September 5.
Preliminary Round results:
Ottawa St. Anthony Italia 2, Hearts S.C. (North York) 1
Ottawa Royals 2, London Portuguese 1
Benfica (Toronto) 6, Capital City Ambassadors (Ottawa) 0
AEK London 2, Inter-Oshawa 0