U-17 Winter Showcase game 3

Academy Report: U-17s draw 1-1 with NYCFC in final Winter Showcase match

LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL – Whitecaps FC U-17 Academy concluded the 2018 Winter Showcase with a 1-1 draw versus MLS academy rivals New York City FC on Monday.

NYCFC took an early lead five minutes into the match, but Matteo De Brienne netted an equalizer with 10 minutes remaining.

The 'Caps academy sides now have a break from Development Academy league play until March. In the meantime, a 2003-04 squad will travel to Madrid on December 11 through a sponsored trip with Generation Adidas to train at the facility of Real Madrid.

Lineup vs. NYCFC
Ben Alexander; Vellios, Demian, Facchineri, Ananias; Tomas Ribeiro (Owen Antoniuk HT), Damiano Pecile, Emiliano Brienza (Amir Batyrev 80'); Brandon Cambridge, Massud Habibullah (Matteo De Brienne 80'), Kam Habibullah