U20 World Cup in Edmonton – “Semi-Swiss” McTavish leads Canada to title

U20 World Cup in Edmonton - "Semi-Swiss" McTavish leads Canada to title
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The Zurich-born striker is a big figure in victories over Finland.

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Tournament’s Top Scorer and Most Valuable Player

Mason McTavish.

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Record-winning Canada won the U20 World Championship for the 19th time in Edmonton. In the final, the hosts defeated Finland 3–2 after extra time.

Columbus Blue Jackets player Kent Johnson scored the winning goal in the 64th minute. The highlight of the final was provided by Johnson’s teammate Mason McTavish, who had played a few games for Olten in the Swiss league prior to the previous season.

A Defense for the History Books

Dale McTavish’s Zurich-born son (once in action for Rapperswil-Jonah, ZSC Lions and Zug) kept his team in the game with a remarkable defense in extra time: he stunned the finish in the air in front of him. own target line. McTavish finished the tournament as the top scorer and MVP.

For the Swiss selection, the tournament ended last Thursday; She lost 6–3 to Canada in the quarterfinals.


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