Whistleblower grateful for fan support in Whitecaps abuse case

Numerous seats sit empty after Vancouver Whitecaps fans left their seats during an in-game walkout protest to show support for members of the 2008 women's Whitecaps and under-20 Canadian national team who have alleged abuse by a former coach who ran both teams, as the Whitecaps play the Philadelphia Union during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Vancouver, on Saturday April 27, 2019. (Darryl Dyck/CP)

Ciara McCormack joined Sportsnet 650 to talk about the latest developments between her and the Vancouver Whitecaps with regards the abuse case that she shed light on.

McCormack explains why she decided to come forward and talk about her experience playing for the Whitecaps, how she feels about Whitecaps president Bobby Lenarduzzi, and what the support from fans meant to her.

She also talks about her recent meeting with the club, and says the team executives seem to have genuine concern about the situation.

 
Ciara McCormack: Incredible to see fans 'rise up' in support
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