Estimated read time: Less than a minute
This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Gershon Koffie scored in the 87th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps tied FC Edmonton 1-1 on Wednesday night in the first leg of their Canadian Championship semifinal series.
Tomi Ameobi scored for Edmonton of the lower-tier North American Soccer League.
The second leg is next week in Edmonton. The start of the series was delayed a week after a snowstorm blanketed the field in Edmonton.
The winner of the series will face Montreal in the final for a spot in the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League. Montreal beat Toronto FC.
Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.