VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC confirmed on Tuesday the club will play four preseason games in San Diego, California. The team is set to depart for San Diego on February 5 for an 11-day camp in Southern California.
The first match will see the ‘Caps face a mix of Club Tijuana first team and reserve players on February 6 at Triton Soccer Stadium, with kickoff set for 1 p.m. PT.
The Blue and White will play their second match on February 9 against USL Championship side New Mexico United at 1 p.m. PT. The match will also be played at Triton Soccer Stadium.
In the third match, the ’Caps will face another USL Championship side in San Diego Loyal SC at Torero Stadium on February 12. Tickets to the 7 p.m. PT game will be made available to San Diego Loyal SC 2022 Season Ticket members.
Vancouver will wrap up the trip with a closed-door scrimmage against LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park on February 16. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. PT.
Match updates, photos, highlights and recaps will be available on whitecapsfc.com and the club’s social media channels.
The team will then return to Vancouver following the Galaxy match and resume training at the WFC NSDC at UBC in preparation for their 2022 MLS regular season opener against Columbus Crew on Saturday, February 26. Kickoff at Lower.com Field is set for 12:30 p.m. PT – live on TSN and AM 730.
The following week, the ‘Caps will host defending MLS Cup champions New York City FC on Saturday, March 5 in their 2022 MLS home opener at BC Place. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. PT – live on TSN and AM 730.
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Important Preseason Dates:
January 17 to February 3: Training in Vancouver, BC - WFC National Soccer Development Centre
February 5: Depart to San Diego, California
February 6: Preseason match vs. Club Tijuana Reserves at 1 p.m. PT - Triton Soccer Stadium, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California
February 9: Preseason match vs. New Mexico United at 1 p.m. PT - Triton Soccer Stadium, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California
February 12: Preseason match vs. San Diego Loyal SC at 7 p.m. PT - Torero Stadium, University of San Diego, San Diego, California
February 16: Closed-door preseason scrimmage vs. LA Galaxy at 1:30 p.m. PT - Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California / return to Vancouver, BC
February 18 to 24: Training in Vancouver, BC - WFC National Soccer Development Centre
February 26: MLS season opener at Columbus Crew at 12:30 p.m. PT - Lower.com Field, Columbus, Ohio
March 5: MLS regular season home opener against New York City FC at 3 p.m. PT - BC Place, Vancouver, BC