MSOC:National Champs win 5th straight, 2-0 over MUN

MSOC:National Champs win 5th straight, 2-0 over MUN

The Basics 

Score: Cape Breton CAPERS 2, Memorial University Seahawks 0 

Records: CBU 5-0-1, MUN 1-4-2 

Location: King George V Park, St. John's, Newfoundland 


St. John's, NFLD – It only took 8 seconds for the CBU Capers to find the back of the net, however, their triumph was unfortunately called offside. Not long after, 2nd-year midfielder Jack Simpson (Redding, UK) sent a cross in the box to striker Cory Bent (Preston, UK) who finished CBU's first goal, giving the Capers the lead before half. Joel Eckert-Ayensa (Pulhaim, DE) was able to finish the second goal of the game to give the Capers a comfortable lead early in the second half. Ben Jackson (Bury, UK) earned a clean sheet in the team's victory. 


Turning Point: 26th minute, Jack Simpson sent a cross to forward Cory Bent who buried a shot to give the Capers an early lead. 


Individual Leaders 

- Bent lead the team in points with a goal and an assist (2) 

- Eckert-Ayensa had 3 shots and one goal 

- Simpson collected an assist 


- Marcus Campanile (Edinburgh, UK) was awarded Subway Player of the Game for his presence in the midfield. 



News and Notes 

  • The CAPERS remain undefeated at 5-0-1
  • The CAPERS are the defending 2017 AUS Champions & 2017 U Sports National Champions
  • CAPERS Budhoo, White and Schaale all received yellow cards
  • Seahawks Fambulleh received a yellow card 


Up Next 

CBU will play Memorial University again on September 30th, watch all the action on Kickoff at 2.45pm AST