August 4, 2006 CSL Open Canada Cup London City vs London AEK (from CSL website)

Friday - August 4, 2006
AEK advance

London AEK, an amateur team in the Western Ontario Soccer League, defeated the CSL’s London City 2-1 in a close, hard fought Open Canada Cup quarterfinal game at The Cove in London Friday night.

The victory moves AEK to the semifinals of the popular competition, to be played in London during the Labour Day weekend, with the Open Canada Cup Final slated for Labour Day, September 4. London City, as the host club of the cup weekend, has a wild card opportunity to play their way back into contention and the wild card game is tentatively scheduled for Friday, September 1 at the Cove Road ground, the opposition yet to be determined

Midfielder Haris Cekic of London AEK opened the scoring at the 15th minute mark and striker Martin Painter made it 2-0 eight minutes later. London City’s Bruno Mota cut the lead to 2-1 at 71 minutes, the final score. Keith Andrew of London City found the net for the City at the 90th minute mark, but the goal was ruled offside.

London AEK defeated Hamilton Argentina 78 in the First Round and followed up with a 1-0 victory over the CSL’s St. Catharines Wolves in Round Two. London City had earlier defeated Caribbean Selects 4-1 in Round Two.

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