Andre Baires
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Whitecaps FC Residency go unbeaten in four home matches at SFU

Whitecaps FC Residency teams went unbeaten in four home matches at SFU this weekend as the U-18s earned two wins, while the U-16s had a win and a draw.

U-18

The U-18s earned a pair of 4-0 wins to take their point total to 31, most in the Northwest Division.

On Saturday, goals came from Andre Baires, Matthew Baldisimo, Terran Campbell, and Daniel Sagno as the Blue and White defeated Strikers FC.

vs. Strikers FC
Aidan Aylward; Andre Baires, Quinn Bredin, Eric de Graaf (Vana Markarian 62’), Michael Baldisimo; Marcello Polisi (David Norman 72’), Andre Earthy-Find, Thomas Gardner (Matthew Baldisimo 62’); Cole Morokhovich (Daniel Sagno 72’), Charlie Miller, Terran Campbell (Kadin Chung 78’)

Sunday saw two goals from Gloire Amanda, and one each from David Norman and Alphonso Davies in a win over Pateadores.

vs. Pateadores
Luciano Trasolini; Kadin Chung, Eric de Graaf, Frazer Poulter, Vana Markarian; David Norman, Matthew Baldisimo (Marcello Polisi 79’), Thomas Gardner; Gloire Amanda (Terran Campbell 72’), Daniel Sagno, Alphonso Davies

“It was a team effort over the weekend, and it will continue to be a team effort as we have five matches in the next three weeks,” said U-18 head coach Rich Fagan. “I’m proud of the boys putting in two good performances.”

U-16

The U-16s started off the weekend with a 4-1 win over Strikers FC through two goals from Georges Mukumbilwa, and one each from Theo Bair and newcomer Nicholas Fussell.

vs. Strikers FC
Evan Ince (Joshua Zadeiks 75’); Christopher Guerreiro (Travis Selje 70’), Brendan Skinner, Joel Harrison, Terrell Smith; Andres Charles-Barrera, Nicolas Apostol (Nicholas Fussell 60’), Noah Verhoeven; Alphonso Davies (Alan Camacho 60’), Theo Bair (Devin O’Hea 60’), Georges Mukumbilwa

Sunday saw a wild match as the ‘Caps played to a 5-5 draw with Pateadores. Alessandro Hojabrpour had two goals with Alan Camacho, Bair, and Nicolas Apostol rounding out the scoring.

vs. Pateadores
Trevor Schneider; Joel Robinson, Jonas Hakkinen, Joel Harrison, Terrell Smith; Andres Charles-Barrera, Michael Baldisimo; Nicolas Apostol, Alessandro Hojabrpour, Gabriel Escobar; Alan Camacho

“Saturday was a decent first game back to get the rust out from the holiday break,” said U-16 head coach Adam Day. “However I felt we could have done better on Sunday. We have been really strong defensively this year, but we weren’t at our best on the day. We will move on from this match and get back to the level we know we can play, and what a great game to respond with next week against Seattle Sounders FC.”

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