VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC BMO Academy U-19 boys recorded a 4-1 victory at Ken Woods Field against Altitude FC this Sunday evening.
The opening goal in the first half came from Altitude FC. Following multiple rebound attempts after a corner was crossed in, Ismaila Savane thumped in the first goal in the 19th minute of the match.
In a quick turn of events, the young 'Caps would tie things up after Nikos Clarke-Tosczak's pass found Chris Album, and the forward's strike found the back of the net in the 23rd minute.
As the match progressed, the home side picked up a quick counter attack, as Asvin Chauhan's footwork led to a pass finding Album. The forward bagged a brace giving his team a 2-1 lead in the 40th minute.
The second half started with the Blue & White extending their lead after Gurman Sangha's pass connected to Jaden Manetta, who slotted home the third goal of the game in the 60th minute of the match.
Moments later, the home side continued with their pressure in the final third, as Manetta's ball found Sangha, his turn and strike made it 4-1 for the young 'Caps in the 67th minute.
Altitude FC would look for answers in this second half, as they created multiple opportunities inside the box, with goalkeeper Harrison Gough strongly saving a rebound attempt in the 71st minute of the match.
The away side continued to press, but the 'Caps defence fended off the attempts as the final whistle blew.
Referee: Seyed-Mohamad Mohseni
19' – ALT – Ismaila Savane
23' – VAN – Chris Album (Nikos Clarke-Tosczak)
40' – VAN – Chris Album (Asvin Chauhan)
60' – VAN – Jaden Manetta (Gurman Sangha)
67' – VAN – Gurman Sangha (Jaden Manetta)
47' – ALT – Kyle Tiegen
52' – VAN – Deylen Vellios
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
70.Harrison Gough; 71.Josh Tome, 72.Eric Lajeunesse, 81.Nikos Clarke-Tosczak; 36.Deylen Vellios © (63.Juliano Campedelli 61'), 69.Rohin Kapila (96.Luke Norman 56'), 82.Brennan Fuerst, 34.Jaden Manetta; 94.Yayo Mutombo (42.Gurman Sangha 56'), 97.Asvin Chauhan (77.Joven Mann 83'); 79.Chris Album (74.Tomás Peña 61')
Substitutes not used
80.Marshall Herald, 89.Shaya Zarjampour
50.Luca Ortu; 12.Tyler Dhillon, 22.Nathan Walters © (7.Sairoob Sairoob 73'), 2.Brandon Bangambee, 5.Kyle Tiegen (23.Massud Habibullah 69'); 18.Ismaila Savane; 14. Athos Michellepis de Siqueira,18.Ismaila Savane (19.Wonder Tarr 73'), 33.Connor Hildebrant, 17.Mladen Ljumovic, 3.Chavula Wizaso; 9.Elliott Riches (11.Rafael De Oliveira 59')
Substitutes not used
1.Aidan Bain, 8.Steev Salim, 10.Anastazi Nahayo