Former Harambee Stars midfielder Victor Wanyama captained Montreal Impact to a 1-0 win over Toronto FC as they lifted the Canadian Championship title.
Montreal dominated play but had to wait until Romell Quioto’s 72nd-minute goal to defend its Canadian Championship title. The Honduran forward, put behind the defence by a looping high ball from Rudy Camacho from inside his own half, chipped goalkeeper Quentin Westberg on Montreal’s 21st shot of the afternoon.
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The win earned the team a berth in the CONCACAF Champions League, US$75,000 and bragging rights.
Montreal reached the final by dispatching HFX Wanderers FC 3-1 and Forge in a marathon 8-7 penalty shootout that saw the goalkeepers decide the match, which finished tied 0-0 after regulation time. Toronto beat York United FC 4-0 and Pacific FC 2-1.
Montreal has won the title five times since 2008, compared to seven for Toronto.