After a 1-0 win over previously unbeaten Real Salt Lake on Saturday in a rematch of last year's Western Conference Semifinals, Sporting Kansas City (2-3-0, 6 points) will cross the Canadian border for a visit to Vancouver to face Whitecaps FC (0-3-1, 1 point) at 7 p.m. CT on Saturday at BC Place in a match-up of two teams that also met in the 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs.
Saturday's showdown will be locally televised on 38 The Spot with three hours of coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m. CT. The broadcast will also stream live on SportingKC.com and in the Sporting KC app for viewers in Kansas and Missouri (excluding St. Louis area per MLS policy), as well as ESPN+ for out-of-market subscribers. In addition, Sporting KC pub partners across the Midwest will be showing the match.
ARGYLE ACE TO DRAW WINNER
Argyle Ace presented by Mazuma, a fundraising raffle that features weekly prizes and a progressive cash jackpot, has returned for the 2022 season with half of all proceeds again going directly to The Victory Project. Fans can participate online at ArgyleAce.com in advance of this week's drawing on Tuesday with the jackpot currently over $20,000.
FREE SHIPPING AT MLSSTORE.COM
Last month, Sporting Kansas City unveiled the club's new secondary jersey for the 2022 and 2023 seasons. Fans can place orders online at MLSstore.com , with free shipping (exclusions apply) available on orders until 10:59 p.m. CT tonight with the code MLSFS.
VICTORY PROJECT COLORING CONTEST
The Victory Project is accepting entries until 11:59 p.m. CT tonight for a Kick Childhood Cancer coloring contest. Local youth are encouraged to design a scarf and t-shirt for Sporting Kansas City's 2022 Kick Childhood Cancer match on Sept. 17 at Children's Mercy Park. The coloring pages are available online to download and print with [entries to be emailed](mailto:email@example.com?subject=Coloring Contest "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Coloring%20Contest").
TZIONIS AND NDENBE ON INTERNATIONAL DUTY
Sporting KC winger Marinos Tzionis remains with the Cyprus Men's National Team ahead of the country's match-up with Estonia at 11 a.m. CT on Tuesday in the decisive second leg of the UEFA Nations League play-out series. The team's played to a scoreless draw in the first leg last week.
Sporting KC defender Logan Ndenbe is also on international duty with the Belgium U-21 Men's National Team for a pivotal 2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying match against Denmark at 1 p.m. CT on Tuesday at MCH Arena in Herning, Denmark. Belgium sits atop Group I with a perfect 6-0-0 record in qualifying and can secure their berth in the 2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship with a win or draw on Tuesday.
NEW EPISODE OF SPORTING KC SHOW
A new edition of The Sporting KC Show will air on Sports Radio 810 WHB at 6 p.m. CT on Tuesday with hosts Nate Bukaty and Aly Trost. The Sporting KC Show Podcast is available on Spotify, iTunes and SportingKC.com, giving supporters a weekly destination to catch up on club storylines, player achievements, guest interviews and more.
COACHING COURSES IN KANSAS CITY
U.S. Soccer is accepting applications until 12 p.m. CT on Friday for nine Fall 2022 B License coaching education courses, including two courses at Compass Minerals National Performance Center in Kansas City, Kan. The B course is organized over a six-month period with a combination of virtual learning and in-person meetings. Female candidates accepted into the B License course will have 50 percent of their tuition waived thanks to the Jill Ellis Scholarship Fund.
SKC ACADEMY RETURNS HOME
Four Sporting Kansas City Academy teams will continue their MLS NEXT campaigns on Saturday. The U14's and U19's will play Solar SC, while the U15's and U17's will take on Minnesota United FC. All four matches will be held at Swope Soccer Village in Kansas City, Mo. Admission is free and open to the public and fans can follow@SKCAcademy on Twitter for in-game updates throughout the MLS NEXT season.
SPORTING KC II KICKS OFF MLS NEXT PRO ERA
After a 1-1 draw in Colorado on Sunday, Sporting KC II will continue the club's inaugural season in MLS NEXT Pro at 1 p.m. CT on Sunday against Minnesota United FC 2 at Allianz Field. Sunday's match will stream live on mlsnextpro.com with an enhanced broadcast as the MLS NEXT Pro Game of the Week and in-game updates will be available from @SportingKCII on Twitter.