Recently, 11 players from the 2003 and 2004 Ottawa Gloucester Youth teams & Whitecaps Academy Ottawa traveled to Vancouver to test their skills against players from the rest of the country. Heading off this week were:
During the week in Vancouver, BC the players will live and breathe what it is like to be a full time Vancouver Whitecaps academy player.
They will experience presentations from guest speakers, sport science and nutrition elements, team bonding activities and of course compete against various provincial centres and the WFC Elite Girls REX team.
The event is being held at the Fortius Sports & Health Centre in Burnaby, Vancouver, British Columbia. The youth girls are attending November – 5th-9th, followed by the boys on November 12th-16th.
Players were selected based on their performance during the academy sessions in partnership with Vancouver Whitecaps B.C based staff.