Hamilton’s Forge FC crowned CPL champions

The class of the Canadian Premier League in both the spring and fall sessions, Calgary's Cavalry FC and Hamilton's Forge FC appeared to be on a collision course from the start of the inaugural CPL season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Lynett

Hamilton’s Forge FC has won the inaugural Canadian Premier League championship.

Forge FC blanked Cavalry FC 1-0 Saturday afternoon in Calgary, giving the visitors the North Star Shield 2-0 on aggregate.

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David Choiniere scored the clincher just before time expired.

The Hamilton club won the opening leg of the CPL Finals 1-0 at Tim Hortons Field last weekend on a goal by CPL leading scorer Tristan Borges.

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The game marked the end of the league’s first campaign in Canada.

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The CPL will present its individual awards on Nov. 26 in Toronto, including the Golden Boot for the top goal scorer (Borges).

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