VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced on Tuesday that the club will hold its third annual charity alumni match on Saturday, September 16 at BC Place. The alumni match will take place from 1:45 p.m. PT to 2:45 p.m. PT ahead of Vancouver’s Major League Soccer match against Columbus Crew SC, which kicks off at 4 p.m. PT.
Alumni from all eras of the club’s 43-year-history will take part in the match, including MLS fan favourites Jay DeMerit, Robert Earnshaw, and Young Pyo-Lee, as well as some celebrity guests.
Only 1,000 tickets will be released for the alumni match and will be available for purchase for $5, with all proceeds donated to BC Children’s Hospital. To purchase a ticket for the alumni match, fans must also have or purchase a ticket for the evening’s MLS match.
Tickets for the alumni match go on sale Wednesday, September 6. Stay tuned to whitecapsfc.com for more information, including the full roster announcement.