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Whitecaps top Impact, win Voyageurs Cup

Vancouver Whitecaps' Gershon Koffie shares the Voyageurs Cup trophy with the MLS team's supporters after Vancouver defeated the Montreal Impact to win the Canadian Championship soccer final, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Octavio Rivero and Tim Parker scored and the Vancouver Whitecaps won their first Voyageurs Cup title, beating the Montreal Impact 2-0 on Wednesday night in the second leg of the Canadian Championship.

The teams played to a 2-2 tie in the first leg on Aug. 12 in Montreal. Vancouver earned its second straight spot in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Rivero opened the scoring in the 39th minute, booting the ball home a split second before Christian Techera's shot would have crossed the line. Parker headed home Pedro Morales's corner in the 53rd minute.


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