Meet 'Caps defender Zurab Tsiskaridze

By Simon Fudge/ With the 2010 season rapidly approaching, checks in with one of the club's new signings in defender Zurab Tsiskaridze to see how the men's team's preparations are going. The 23-year-old, who joined the Blue and White on a one-year contract - plus on option - last December, tells us about the team's pre-season to date and getting to know his new teammates. Having played and scored against the 'Caps as a member of fellow USSF D-2 Pro League club Miami FC in 2009, the Tbilisi, Georgia, native also reveals his early impressions about his new home in Vancouver.
For more about one of head coach Teitur Thordarson's newest acquisitions, please view our exclusive interview with Tsiskaridze. Don't miss out on your first chance to see the 2010 Whitecaps men's team! On Saturday, March 6, Thordarson's side host MLS club Seattle Sounders FC in a pre-season friendly match at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, BC. Kick off is set for 4 p.m. PT. Tickets for the MLS Sounders inaugural trip to British Columbia are now on sale for $15, plus applicable service charges, and are available online at or by calling 604.280.4400.