Mariners host Whitecaps U23s in PDL soccer home opener

The Fraser Valley Mariners FC of the Premier Development League are hosting their home opener on Wednesday at Bateman Park.

The Fraser Valley Mariners FC of the Premier Development League are hosting their home opener on Wednesday at Bateman Park.

The Vancouver Whitecaps U23 side will be the foe, and the game begins at 6:30 p.m. The Marines opened the PDL campaign with a pair of weekend road losses against the Portland Timbers U23s (3-0) and the Kitsap Pumas (6-0).