Kacher's late goal leads Valour to win over FC Edmonton

Mastanabal Kacher scored in the 88th minute as Valour FC defeated FC Edmonton, while Omar Kreim scored in the 91st minute to lead the HFX Wanderers to a draw with York9 in Canadian Premier League soccer action on Saturday.

Stoppage time goal earns HFX Wanderers a draw with York9

Valour FC celebrate after scoring a goal against FC Edmonton on Saturday. (@ValourFootball/Twitter)

Mastanabal Kacher scored in the 88th minute as Valour FC defeated FC Edmonton 2-1 in Canadian Premier League soccer action Saturday.

Kacher connected on a corner kick from the top of the penalty area and fired the ball past Edmonton goalkeeper Connor James.

The win moved Winnipeg-based Valour (2-2-1) into a tie for third place on points (seven) with York 9 FC, which drew HFX Wanderers in Saturday's other game.

Calgary's Cavalry FC leads the table with 10 points, followed by Hamilton's Forge FC with eight.

WATCH | Valour scores late goal for 2-1 win over FC Edmonton:

Valour defeats Edmonton with late goal at The Island Games

1 year ago
Masta Kacher’s goal in the 88th minute lifts Valour FC to a 2-1 win over FC Edmonton. 1:47

Daryl Fordyce opened the scoring for Valour in the 61st minute. His penalty kick was denied by James, but the rebound went back to Fordyce who had the Edmonton goaltender at his mercy and scored easily.

Easton Ongaro scored in the 73rd minute when he headed in a well-placed cross from Terique Mohammed.

Winless Edmonton fell to 0-4-1 in the CPL season, dubbed the Island Games as the teams are playing in a bubble in Charlottetown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wanderers and York 9 play to a draw

In Saturday's other game, Omar Kreim scored in the 91st minute as 10-man Wanderers salvaged a draw with York 9.

The Halifax-based Wanderers (1-1-3) played the majority of the game down a player after Joao Morelli Neto was shown a red card in the 22nd minute for elbowing a York 9 player in the throat.

WATCH | Kreim's late goal earns draw for Wanderers FC against York 9:

Omar Kreim’s free kick strike earns draw for HFX Wanderers FC

1 year ago
HFX Wanderers FC, York9 FC play to a 1-1 tie as Omar Kreim scores a goal in injury time. 2:07

Manuel Aparicio opened the scoring in the 21st minute for York 9 (1-0-4).

Add some “good” to your morning and evening.

A variety of newsletters you'll love, delivered straight to you.

Sign up now


To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Become a CBC Member

Join the conversation  Create account

Already have an account?