Valour FC edged HFX Wanderers 2-0 in their second matches of the 2021 CPL season and at The Kickoff in Winnipeg Wednesday. Winnipeg captain Andrew Jean-Baptiste’s 20th-minute header gave the "home" team an early advantage as local fans gathered outside IG Field. Halifax winger Alex Marshall gave onlookers both in-stadium and at home the best piece of drama minutes later when a left-footed strike thumped off the crossbar and off the goalline – officials ruled no-goal but the replay on OneSoccer left that up to debate. Valour newcomer William Akio snagged a second late on to give the side a two-goal victory. Here are your sights and sounds for Wednesday evening’s match.


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