UVic Vikes men host Vancouver Whitecaps in soccer friendly

Sunday's match the ninth in the annual series between the teams

For a third straight season, Centennial Stadium is the place to be for soccer fans, as the University of Victoria Vikes take on Major League Soccer’s Vancouver Whitecaps.

The friendly happens Sunday (Feb. 16) at 2 p.m. The sides have played each other nine times overall, with the visitors posting a 6-1-1 record.

The Vikes are coming off a fall season that saw them go 11-5-1, good for sixth in Canada West Conference play. The Whitecaps are coming off back-to-back 2-1 MLS exhibition losses to the Seattle Sounders.

Tickets are $15 in advance ($18 at the gate) for adults, $10/$13 for students and seniors and $7/$10 for youth aged 7 to 14.

Purchase advance tickets at tickets.uvic.ca.