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Julio Cortez: Gold Cup and Canada

julio cortez: The goals and victory were Canada's first at the Gold Cup since 2011, according to Toronto Star. Teenager Alphonso Davies scored twice in the second half and provided a glimpse at the talent Canada is hoping will get it back to relevance in international soccer. Julio Cortez / The Associated Press By Gavin Day The Canadian Press Fri., July 7, 2017 HARRISON, N.J. The Canadian men's soccer team built up a three-goal lead and hung on to beat French Guiana 4-2 on Friday to begin competition at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Dejan Jakovic and Scott Arfield also scored for Canada in the first half. Jakovic was largely unaware that he had given Canada the lead when an Arfield free kick hit his ribcage and deflected into the goal in the 28th minute. After Canada had gone up 3-0, Roy Contout and Sloan Privat scored two-minutes apart with about 20 minutes remaining. ( As reported in the news.