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Calgary Cavalry win spring title with 2-0 win over York9 FC

A file photo of a soccer ball used in the Canadian Premier League.
A file photo of a soccer ball used in the Canadian Premier League. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Lynett

The Calgary Cavalry are the first-ever Canadian Premier League spring season champions.

Dominique Malonga and Julian Buscher both scored in the first half as the Calvary beat York9 FC 2-0 on Wednesday to clinch the title with two matches remaining in the inaugural CPL season.

Malonga scored in the 24th minute and Buscher struck 11 minutes later as Calgary improved 8-1-0, making it mathematically impossible for second place Forge FC to catch the Cavalry.

READ MORE: Cavalry FC picks up first loss of CPL season with 1-0 loss to Forge FC

Watch below: Some Global News videos about Cavalry FC in 2019.

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The league’s standings will reset on July 1 as the CPL’s fall season begins.

The champion of the fall season gets to decide the order of venues for the two legs of the Championship series.

Their opponent in that series will be the team with the next highest cumulative points total over both the spring and fall seasons.

Also Wednesday, Oumar Diouck scored as FC Edmonton edged the Hamilton-based Forge FC 1-0.

READ MORE: FC Edmonton seeks strong finish to spring season

Watch below: Some videos from Global News’ coverage of FC Edmonton in 2019.

Akeem Garcia and Mohamed Kourouma supplied the offence as HFC Wanderers blanked Valour FC 2-0.

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