The Portland Timbers and Thorns FC today announced that a draft to determine teams for the PTFC For Peace match will take place on Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. (Pacific). Jake Zivin will host the special occasion, with a stream available on the Timbers and Thorns FC’s website and YouTube channels. Please find links to each of those below. Co-captains for the blue team: Diego Chara and Kelli Hubly and for the yellow team: Christine Sinclair and Sebastián Blanco will select players to each team, alternating picks between Timbers and Thorns FC players. Following the event, a full list of the squads will be shared on www.timbers.com and www.thornsfc.com.
WHO: Blue team co-captains Diego Chara and Kelli Hubly, Yellow team co-captains Christine Sinclair and Sebastián Blanco*
WHAT:* Streamed draft to determine teams for PTFC For Peace match, hosted by Jake Zivin*
WHEN:* Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. (Pacific)
PTFC For Peace will take place on Wednesday, April 27, at Providence Park; kickoff is set for 6 p.m. (Pacific). The match is free to the public with an encouraged donation. All donations, which will be matched by the club up to $100,000, and proceeds surrounding the event will support UNICEF’s relief efforts in Ukraine and bordering countries.
All seating for the event will be general admission and redeemable through SeatGeek with an option to donate to UNICEF USA while acquiring a ticket. For tickets, click here. Fans in attendance and those watching remotely will have various opportunities to contribute to their efforts and can visit www.unicefusa.org/PTFC to make donations. There will also be an online auction for fans to bid on game-worn shirts from the event and other items, including flags and the game ball at www.PTFC.givesmart.com.