VANCOUVER, BC – Whitecaps FC 2 are back. The young 'Caps are set to host Cascadia rivals Portland Timbers2 in their 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season opener on Sunday, March 26 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, BC. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. PT.
Sunday's match will mark the fourth meeting between the two teams in MLS NEXT Pro and the second consecutive season where WFC2 play their home opener against Timbers2.
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Whitecaps FC 2 vs. Timbers2
Sunday, March 26, 2023 – 7 p.m. PT
Swangard Stadium – Burnaby, BC
BROADCAST: mlsnextpro.com - RADIO: AM730
Pre-match show: 4:30 p.m. PT (AM730)
BACK FOR SEASON2: Whitecaps FC 2 return to action on Sunday as they host Cascadia rivals Portland Timbers2 in their MLS NEXT Pro season opener at Swangard Stadium. The young 'Caps had a pair of memorable Cascadia clashes last season, claiming 2-1 road victories over Timbers2 and Tacoma Defiance.
NEW FACES: WFC2 have made several exciting additions to their roster over the offseason, including former Atletico Ottawa winger Antoine Coupland, 2023 MLS SuperDraft pick Levonte Johnson, former 'Caps academy product Gloire Amanda, and fullback Malcolm Johnston, the brother of Canadian's men's national team regular Alistair Johnston.
MLS Season Pass
The 2023 season sees the debut of MLS Season Pass, the unprecedented subscription service from Apple and MLS that will have every match of the regular season, Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs, and Leagues Cup – all in one place and with no blackouts. As an exclusive benefit, Whitecaps FC 2023 Season Members will receive a subscription to MLS Season Pass on Apple TV, as well as significant savings over single match tickets.