WATCH: Myer Bevan scores history-making goal in Concacaf Champions Cup

Out-of-favour All White Myer Bevan has scored his Canadian club’s first-ever goal in the Concacaf Champions Cup.

Bevan (26) scored for Cavalry FC in their 3-1 loss to Major League Soccer club Orlando City.

Though Cavalry were eliminated from the competition after the result, Myer said competing at the Champions Cup level had shown his side what they needed to do.

“It’s a great competition to be in, and we’re proud to be here,” he said in a post-match interview.

“Now we know what the level is, we have to get there so, hopefully, next time we’ll do that.”

In February 2023, Bevan signed an extended contract to stay with the Canadian Premier League club for two years with an option to extend into 2025.

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The striker, who last played for New Zealand in 2017, joined Cavalry in 2022 from Auckland City.

In 2023, he shared the Canadian Premier League’s Golden Boot, scoring 11 goals in Cavalry’s title-winning season. He shared the award with Oliver Bassett, for played for New Zealand clubs Waitakere United and Team Wellington between 2018 and 2020.

Watch Bevan Myer’s goal


Game played Wednesday February 28, 2024 (NZT)

Orlando City 3 (Nicolás Lodeiro 48′, Ramiro Enrique 71′, Kyle Smith 88′)
Cavalry FC 1 (Myer Bevan 64′)
Orlando win tie 6-1 on aggregate and will meet Liga Mexico club Tigres de México in the Round of 16.

Myer Bevan … created history for Canadian club Cavalry.

Myer Bevan’s football journey

Bevan’s football journey has seen him play in Canada, Sweden (loan to Husqvarna FF), United States (loan to Fresno FC), South Africa as well as New Zealand (Auckland City and Western Springs).

As a teenager, Auckland-born Bevan joined the Nike Academy in England in 2016 and signed for Canadian club Whitecaps a year later. After a season, he transferred to Vancouver Whitecaps, who played in the Major Soccer League.

He then moved to South African Premier League club TS Galaxy in 2020 before heading home for a national league season with Auckland City.

In 2019, he was the ISPS Handa Premiership’s Golden Boot winner, scoring 15 times for Auckland City.

For the national side, Bevan has scored twice in six full internationals, having also represented New Zealand at U-20 and U-23 levels.

He has dual New Zealand-Canadian citizenship, enabling him to fill a domestic player’s spot on the Cavalry’s roster.

Bevan and his partner Juliette have a popular TikTok channel in which they share their daily lives with more than 700,000 followers.

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