'Caps Chronicle: Camilo makes the cut
VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:
In MLSsoccer.com’s annual feature on rising young stars in the league,’24 Under 24’, Vancouver Whitecaps FC striker Camilo finds his way on the list. Find out what ranking ‘O Magico” earned (MLSsoccer.com).
In a terrific feature on ESPN.com, this story of Eric Hassli details his childhood in France, soccer decisions that affected his career, and finding complete satisfaction with Vancouver Whitecaps FC. “I've discovered an incredible league that I adore," Hassli said. "I'm happy” (Leander Schaerlaeckens – ESPN).
After last weekend’s match against New York Red Bulls, Vancouver Whitecaps FC are up for multiple individual achievements this week. Gershon Koffie was named to the Week 26 ‘Team of the Week’ , while ‘Caps maestro Davide Chiumiento is running away with voting for ‘Goal of the Week’ voting. Lastly, ‘keeper Joe Cannon is in the running for ‘Save of the Week’ (MLSsoccer.com). Make sure to keep voting!
Two months ago Jordan Harvey arrived in Vancouver, and he’s enjoying life in beautiful British Columbia. On the field, he’s seen an increase in offensive production. "I've got more assists here than in Philly," Harvey said. "I also enjoy locking down and playing defense for 90 minutes” (Jose Romero – Soccer by Ives).
With two international friendlies upcoming for Canada’s women’s national soccer team, find out which former ‘Caps players made the roster and information regarding future tournaments coming to British Columbia (Marc Weber – The Province).
Interested in reading a FIFA 12 demo review highlighting some of the new features and enhanced gameplay? Here are four new additions and changes in the game that will likely lead to an increase of all-nighter videogame playing (Natural Selected).
WHITECAPS FC ON THE RADIO:
Make sure you listen to ‘Whitecaps FC Daily’ with Peter Schaad on TEAM 1410 sports radio throughout the week, as he connects with his partner-in-crime Paul Dolan to discuss a variety of topics this week. You can listen right now on teamradio.ca or find the podcast you are looking for right HERE.
The show is on every Monday to Friday at 3 p.m. PT on TEAM 1410.
Need even more soccer updates, information, and soccer perspective? Listen live to ‘Full-Time: Vancouver’s Soccer Show’ with Tyler Green and Mike Martignago’ which can be heard every Sunday from 9:00 – 11:00p.m. PT.
WHITECAPS FC IN THE HOUSE:
In an editorial feature, Simon Fudge writes about the 1983 NASL derby that opened BC Place between Whitecaps FC and Seattle Sounders FC (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com).
The third edition of ‘Women’s Weekly’ was published yesterday. Check out the results of the ‘Caps women throughout NCCA and CIS action last weekend while also discovering what players were added to Canada’s senior women’s national team roster (Jamieson Brooks – whitecapsfc.com).
Yesterday, Whitecaps FC announced the hiring of Chris Franks as head therapist for the Residency program. Learn more about Franks’ role and career endeavours as Whitecaps Residency is back in action (whitecapsfc.com).
Want to see some incredible footage of the construction efforts that are being made to Whitecaps FC new home? Check out ‘BC Place Photo Construction Gallery’ and ‘Roof Time Lapse’ to see the progress heading into the home opener on October 2.
CANADIAN SOCCER REPORT:
‘Match Day 3’ of CONCACAF Champions League ‘Group Stage’ action completed last night. Find out how all Major League Soccer (MLS) teams faired this week as the teams prepare for another week of action starting early next week (CONCACAF).
“The 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament will be held at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC, from January 19 to 29, 2012. Tournament packages will go on sale September 9, 2011, with affordable prices featuring an average ticket price of just under $6.50 per match across 15 matches in eight days of world class soccer” (whitecapsfc.com).