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Whitecaps FC add Chilean right back Christopher Diaz to WFC2 roster

VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced on Friday that Chilean right back Christopher Diaz has been added to the club’s Whitecaps FC 2 (WFC2) roster for the remainder of the 2016 United Soccer League (USL) season.

The 21-year-old joins the ‘Caps after most recently spending four years with Chilean Primera B side Curicó Unido, making 56 appearances and scoring two goals.

On the international level, Diaz has previously been called up to Chile U-20 men’s national team, making three appearances at the 2014 National Training Center Invitational and scoring one goal against Australia.

The newest member of the ‘Caps USL squad is immediately eligible to play with WFC2, starting with this Sunday’s match against Arizona United SC at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. PT, with tickets available at whitecapsfc.com/wfc2tickets.

Christopher Diaz
Position: Defender
Height: 5-09
Weight: 154 pounds
Date of Birth: June 25, 1995 in Curicó, Chile
Hometown: Curicó, Chile
Citizenship: Chile
Status: International
Previous Club: Curicó Unido (2013-16)
How Acquired: Acquired as a free agent on August 19, 2016.

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