Girls Elite Inter Milan FIFA Youth Cup

BMO Academy Report: ‘Caps defeat Inter Milan 1-0 to capture third at FIFA Youth Cup

The Whitecaps FC Girls Elite REX squad, in partnership with BC Soccer, finished the 2019 FIFA/Blue Stars Youth Cup in style with a 1-0 win over legendary Italian club Inter Milan on Friday to secure third place at the tournament.

The Canadian side, representing the Whitecaps FC BMO Academy System, came back strong after a close battle and heartbreaking 1-0 defeat in the semifinals against defending champions BSC Young Boys on Thursday. The bronze medal winning goal came in the fourth minute courtesy of Ally Remington.

After a couple more days in Zurich, the team will return home and prepare for the end of the season. Upon completion of the season, the graduating class will depart to their respective universities, while the younger players will have a break before continuing their development during the 2019-2020 season.

For more information from the tournament, visit youthcup.ch. Information on the REX program is available at whitecapsfc.com/rex. To learn more about the overall Whitecaps FC BMO Academy system, go to whitecapsfc.com/academy.

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