WFC2 fullback Mihail Gherasimencov called up to Moldova U-19 national team for June international friendlies

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VANCOUVER, BC – Whitecaps FC 2 fullback Mihail Gherasimencov has been called up to Moldova's U-19 national team for a pair of June international friendlies against Kazakhstan's U-19 side.

Gherasimencov, 18, was born in Balti, Moldova before his family moved to Calgary, Alberta in 2016.

So far in 2023, Gherasimencov has started eight of his 10 appearances for WFC2 during the MLS NEXT Pro regular season.

The fullback played his youth soccer with Calgary Blizzard and originally joined the Whitecaps FC BMO Alberta Academy Centre in Calgary, before being selected to the Whitecaps FC BMO MLS Academy program in Vancouver in 2020. During the 2022 season, Gherasimencov was selected to the inaugural MLS NEXT All-Star Game featuring the top academy players from across the league.