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David Choiniere looks to keep scoring for Forge FC in CONCACAF League play

David Choiniere has made a habit of scoring in the Scotiabank CONCACAF League. The 22-team CONCACAF League is a feeder tournament, sending six clubs to the 2021 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League. Forge will also have a chance to qualify for the main CONCACAF club competition when it takes on Toronto

David Choiniere has made a habit of scoring in the Scotiabank CONCACAF League.

And Forge FC hopes the 23-year-old winger from Saint-Alexandre, Que., can rise to the occasion again Tuesday when the Canadian Premier League champions face Panama’s Tauro FC in round-of-16 play.

The 22-team CONCACAF League is a feeder tournament, sending six clubs to the 2021 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League. Forge will also have a chance to qualify for the main CONCACAF club competition when it takes on Toronto FC in the final of the Canadian Championship, a showdown yet to be scheduled due to the global pandemic.

Choiniere scored the stoppage-time winner in Forge’s 2-1 preliminary-round win over visiting Antigua GFC in August 2019. Forge ended up winning the tie 2-1 on aggregate after a scoreless draw in Guatemala.

After Forge downed Honduras’ Olimpia 1-0 in the opening leg of the subsequent round-of-16 tie, Choiniere scored Forge’s lone goal in a 4-1 loss in San Pedro Sula.

And Choiniere accounted for Forge’s opening goal in this year’s competition, in a 2-1 preliminary-round win over El Salvador’s CD Munipal Limeno in San Salvador, thanks to a marvellous through ball from Mo Babouli.

The Hamilton team left directly for Panama City from San Salvador and has been training there ever since.

No stranger to big goals, Choiniere also scored the 95th-minute winner in the second leg of the 2019 CPL final against Cavalry FC.

Having spent six…

Neil Davidson

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