Sport A birth is always a happy occasion, bringing something new into the world a reason to celebrate and so it was on a chilled Saturday as the Canadian Premier League (CPL) arrived onto the sporting scene. 28 Apr 2019 04:15AM Bookmark HAMILTON, Ontario: A birth is always a happy occasion, bringing something new into the world a reason to celebrate and so it was on a chilled Saturday as the Canadian Premier League (CPL) arrived onto the sporting scene.Euphoria may soon give way to growing pains but an entertaining 1-1 draw between Hamilton Forge FC and York9 in front of a boisterous crowd opened eyes to the possibilities of what a long-awaited domestic professional league could hold.”It’s an exciting day for soccer fans: The Canadian Premier League kicks off today. Good luck to @York9FC & @ForgeFCHamilton in the first-ever @CPLsoccer match,” tweeted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.If nothing else, the inaugural contest had the veneer of a professional product attracting a rowdy crowd of 17,611 and some enthusiastic attacking play that CPL commissioner David Clanachan described as distinctly “Canadian”.”I don’t see a lot of guys diving and rolling around they are playing the way you would expect Canadians to… Read full this story
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