After two years in Canadian football following his departure from Independiente del Valle, Pedro Witte is getting rewarded for his hard work and good performance. After being invited by Félix Sánchez Bass to La Tri’s circle of friends in June, The attacking midfielder was crowned champion of the Canadian tournament alongside the Vancouver Whitecaps.
The 22-year-old offensive player moved to North American Soccer in mid-2021 for around $2.5 million. With only 25 games in Giantslayer, Witte in Vancouver major league soccer, where he has scored six goals in 48 appearances. But the tricolor not only plays, but has also been crowned champion twice.
For the second year in a row, the Vancouver Whitecaps were victorious in the Canadian Championship, a straight-elimination competition between teams from that country. York United 4–1 in the quarter-finals, Pacific FC 3–0 in the semi-finals and A 2–1 win against Montreal was enough for the Whitecaps to become champions, just like the previous season.
The Ecuadorian added minutes in three matches of the competition, Riley always entered off the bench, but a handful of minutes were enough for him to contribute two assists, Witte attended 31 minutes in the final, where he helped his team take a 2–1 lead. With the consecration, the Canadian artists qualified for the next Conchampions.
At his club’s consecration for the same tournament last year, the Babahoyo-born watched from the bench as his teammates beat Toronto FC on penalties, But since he was already a part of the team, the title also belongs to him.
Vite gets a call from La Tri
Félix Sánchez Bas announced a new list of call-ups for the friendlies the Ecuadorian national team will face against Bolivia and Costa Rica in the United States in mid-June. The new champion appears on the list, having been rewarded for his years of effort and will finally have his first experience in La Tri Major.
The change of coach in the national team came in handy for the former IDV, as the Spaniard decided to take advantage of the friendly to test players who have never previously worn the national team colors at team level, as they are kendre pageIn addition to Anderson Julio and Leo Realpe, Witte.