Whitecaps Day in Vancouver and Robson Becomes Whitecaps Wayby
Vancouver Whitecaps FC is off to the MLS Cup Playoffs with the first knock-out round match happening on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at BC Place. To celebrate the team and its achievements this season, City of Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson will proclaim Monday, October 23, 2017 as Whitecaps Day in Vancouver. Additionally, Robson Street will be renamed as Whitecaps Way for the duration of the 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs.
Whitecaps Day in Vancouver
Where: Robson at Granville, north east corner
When: Proclamation event Monday, October 23, 2017 at 1:30pm
Hosted by club legend Carl Valentine, this afternoon’s event will see the unveiling of a Whitecaps Way street sign and President Bob Lenarduzzi will present Mayor Robertson with a jersey.
On Wednesday, Vancouver Whitecaps FC will host San Jose Earthquakes at BC Place in the 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs Knockout Round. Kickoff is at 7:30pm. Tickets are available online now.
“There’s a buzz of excitement around the city as the playoffs approach, and we thank the City of Vancouver and Mayor Robertson for their support,” Lenarduzzi said. “Our rally cry for the playoffs is #ForVancouver, and the team is really looking forward to making the city proud.”
The ‘Caps concluded one of the best regular seasons in club MLS history on Sunday, finishing with a 15W-12L-7D record. Should they advance to the Conference Semifinals, they resume their MLS Cup Playoffs run when they host Seattle Sounders FC. The first leg of the Conference Semifinals is scheduled for Sunday, October 29 or Tuesday, October 31. Match details will be announced after the Wednesday, October 25 match versus San Jose Earthquakes.
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