Academy playoffs groups 2019

BMO Academy Report: ‘Caps learn opponents for Academy Playoffs

BMO Whitecaps FC U-19 and U-17 Academy teams have learned their group opponents for the upcoming Academy Playoffs taking place from June 17 to 25 at the SoCal Sports Complex in Oceanside, California.

Both teams were drawn into the tournament from Pot 2. Only the top team from each of the eight groups will advance to the quarterfinals, also taking place during this week. The winners of the quarterfinals will then advance to the Academy Championship semifinals and final from July 8 to 10 at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California.


The 10th ranked ‘Caps (13W-4L-5D, +27 GD), second in the Northwest Division, have been placed into Group E.

Alongside them are:

Barca Academy (Pot 1)
17W-5L-1D, +36 GD
Southwest Division Champions
Second ranked overall
Chargers Soccer Club (Pot 3)
14W-6L-6D, +18 GD
Third in the Southeast Division
19th ranked overall
Michigan Wolves (Pot 4)
11W-7L-4D, +14
Sixth in the Mid-America Division
32nd ranked overall
The U-17s, also 10th ranked overall (14W-4L-5D, +21 GD), finished second in the Northwest Division as well. They have been placed into Group A.
Their opponents will be:
FC Dallas (Pot 1)
19W-1L-4D, +55 GD
Frontier Division Champions
Fourth ranked overall
San Diego Surf (Pot 3)
13W-7L-4D, +13 GD
Third in the Southwest Division
18th ranked overall
Atlanta United FC (Pot 4)
11W-7L-7D, +13 GD
Sixth in the Southeast Division
31st ranked overall
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