Rivers FC opened its inaugural League1 BC season on Sunday at sunny Hillside Stadium, with both the men’s and women’s teams in action against Altitude FC of North Vancouver.
Emily Clark and Camryn Curts scored for the Rivers women in a 2-0 victory and Daniel Sagno converted from the penalty spot late in the second half to salvage a 1-1 draw for the men.
Brandon Bangambee tallied for Altitude.
More than 700 spectators watched the matches, according to a Rivers FC press release.
Rivers will play host to TSS Rovers of Burnaby on Sunday, May 29, with the men’s game slated for 2 p.m. and the women to follow at 4:30 p.m.