FRISCO, TX – Whitecaps FC U-17 academy boys made one final statement at the 2019 Generation adidas Cup, wrapping up the tournament with a 5-1 win over MLS academy rivals Columbus Crew SC.
Starting XI— Whitecaps FC Academy (@WFCAcademy) April 20, 2019
Alexander; Bains, Facchineri, Demian, Vellios; Pecile, K.Habibullah, Brienza; Cambridge, M.Habibullah, Batyrev
The result was redemption of sorts for the 'Caps, who finished Group C play winning all five of their matches with zero goals conceded, but were pipped for the top spot at the last minute by Crew SC on goals for.
The 'Caps end the GA Cup by winning six of their seven matches, with 19 goals scored and only two conceded.
The U-17s are back in Development Academy league action on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 at the National Soccer Development Centre (NSDC).
A number of players will also likely now look ahead to national team call-ups at next month's Concacaf U-17 Championship.
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