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'Caps Academy teams go unbeaten against Real So Cal and LA Galaxy

Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s Academy teams went unbeaten over the weekend in Development Academy action against Real So Cal and LA Galaxy at the National Soccer Development Centre.

See below for the roundup.


The U-19s continued their unbeaten start to the season with a pair of victories.

On Saturday, the ‘Caps defeated Real So Cal 3-0 thanks to goals from Jefferson Alade (pictured) and Logan Chung, as well as a Real So Cal own goal. Alade found the back of the net again on Sunday in a 3-1 win over the Galaxy, with Keisean Brooks and Jose Hernandez also scoring.


The U-17s had a pair of low-scoring affairs, edging Real So Cal 1-0 on Saturday despite playing with 10 men for 60 minutes before earning a 1-1 draw with the Galaxy on Sunday.

Massud Habibullah scored from the penalty spot in both outings.  


It was a goal-filled weekend for the U-15s, who thumped Real So Cal 6-0 on Saturday before defeating the Galaxy 3-2 on Sunday.

Six different players scored for the ‘Caps on Saturday: Chike Ogbuke, Rohin Kapila, Luke Norman, Thomas Budisa, Theo Afework, and Joseph Pereira.

Pereira also bagged a brace on Sunday, with Afework finding the back of the net again as well.