A commanding defender, Nicholas Prasad joined Whitecaps FC Residency with a wealth of experience playing for previous club Surrey United at various levels since 2007, as well as representing British Columbia with the BC Soccer Provincial Team.
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2012-13: The Surrey, BC native started 21 of his 23 appearances in the regular season for Whitecaps FC U-18 Residency, scoring one goal on the season in a 3-3 home draw against De Anza Force on May 4, 2013.
Currently residing in Surrey, BC, Prasad started off with the Whalley Soccer Club in 2006 before representing Surrey United at the Metro level from 2007 to 2010 and then in the EA SPORTS BC Soccer Premier League in 2011-12.
Prasad won the BC Secondary School Provincial Championship as captain of the Enver Creek Secondary School Cougars. The defender also captained every youth club team he played for with Surrey United.
Additionally, Prasad has represented British Columbia at every level from U-13 to U-16 and was called up to the National Training Centre program from 2007 to 2011. Prasad also led Team BC to a bronze medal at the Canadian All-Star Championship.
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Nicholas’ parents Arun and Rosene later moved him and his brother Brendan to Surrey. Prasad graduated from Enver Creek Secondary, and started at Simon Fraser University in September of 2013.
When not working out on the soccer pitch, the 6-foot-1 defender enjoys working out with weights in the gym and playing basketball. His favourite soccer team is Real Madrid and he would one day like to play at the Spanish giants’ stadium, Estadio Santiago Bernabéu. Nicholas’ favourite food is pasta and his favourite player is Chelsea centre back David Luiz.