Cavalry FC wins Spring Season to secure a spot in the inaugural Canadian Premier League Championship

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Calgary, AB (June 27, 2019) – In a 2-0 victory over York9, Cavalry FC has won the Spring Season of the Canadian Premier League (CPL). This victory secures a place for Cavalry FC in the inaugural CPL Championship later this year.

The Championship will be a two-legged, home-and-away aggregate score format with away goals rule in effect. The winner of the Spring Season will play the winner of the Fall Season* over two weekends: October 26 - 27, 2019 and November 2 – 3, 2019.

At the completion of the competition, the winner will be awarded the first Canadian Premier League Championship trophy. The trophy is to be unveiled in the near future. The CPL League Champions will also be eligible to play in the CONCACAF Champions League.

“One game doesn’t define us, ten games do. I knew we had to bounce back after the Forge FC game”– Tommy Wheeldon Jr. (Head Coach & General Manager, Cavalry FC) on the victory over York9 to secure the Spring Season.

Read more to learn more about:

Cavalry FC Spring Champion here: https://canpl.ca/article/how-the-spring-was-won-reviewing-cavalrys-perfect-season-start

* Should the Spring Season winner also win the Fall Season, the second team with the best overall record for both seasons will be declared the recipient of the Fall berth.*

About the Cavalry FC

Cavalry FC is a professional soccer club based out of Spruce Meadows just south of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Cavalry FC kicked off their inaugural season in May of 2019 on the newly constructed ATCO Field at Spruce Meadows.

For updates and more information visit: http://cavalryfootball.club

Connect with us on Twitter and Instagram @CPLCavlaryFC

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About the Canadian Premier League

Canadian Premier League (CPL) is Canada’s professional men’s soccer league that debuted on April 27, 2019. Playing in world-class and unique venues, and partnering with strong community-led ownership groups, the CPL is a league for Canadians by Canadians that will bring professional soccer to communities coast-to-coast.

For updates and more information, please go to CanPL.ca.

Connect with us on Twitter: @CPLsoccer and #CanPL

Ashley Jimenez Media Coordinator - Cavalry FC

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