League1 BC: Men's side pulls out late win


VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC Boys MLS Academy earned a late 1-0 victory over Unity FC at Ken Woods Field on Wednesday, keeping their third clean sheet in their past four matches. The 'Caps extended their shutout streak to 250 minutes across their past three games.

The result gives the 'Caps are now on 13 points, only one point back of first place Unity FC with a game in hand.

After a scoreless first half, and late into the second half, Whitecaps FC finally found their winner when Sydney Wathuta flicked in a header in the 88th minute.

Whitecaps FC Boys MLS Academy are back in League1 BC action next Wednesday, June 21 when they go to Swangard Stadium to play TSS Rovers. Kickoff is at 8:30 p.m. PT


Referee: Todd Wiseman 

Scoring Summary
34' – VAN – Sydney Wathuta

86' – UNI – Elie Gindo 
90'+4' – VAN – Patrick Izett

Whitecaps FC Boys MLS Academy
80.Ben Alexander; 87.Rohin Kapila 68.Nikolas White ©, 73.Jaden Manetta; 93.Deylen Vellios, 79.Benedict Florent (95.Joseph Ndakala 77'), 77.Joven Mann (94.Yayo Mutombo 86'), 88.Joel Demian (85.Sydney Wathuta 61'); 96.Luke Norman, 89.Michael Hennessy; 72.Max Comsia (55.Patrick Izett 61')

Substitutes not used
99.Matheus De Souza, 75.Ben Schouten, 98.David Ajagbe

Unity FC
30.David Hicks; 16.Mihai Hodut, 22.Francis Powell, 23.Elie Gindo ©, 25.Adam Hajdecki; 6.Joey Seo (27.Kieran Eve HT) (21.Kourosh Jamshidi 90'+2), 7.Tommy Powell, 8.Marcel Bona (24.Xander Roxburgh 77'), 12.Jordan Low; 11.Keishean Francois (3.Joel Badger, 77'), 9.Victory Shumbusho

Substitutes not used
1.Sebastian Colyn 5.Jadon Anderson, 10.Rahid Rahiem