Thorns And Timbers To Play Charity Match For Ukraine

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Major League Soccer’s Portland Timbers and the Portland Thorns of the National Women’s Soccer League are joining forces for a charity match to benefit relief efforts in Ukraine.

Proceeds from the April 27 match will go to UNICEF and the clubs will match donations up to $100,000.

Tickets will be free with a suggested donation.

Timbers midfielder Diego Chara and Thorns defender Kelli Hubly will captain one team, while Thorns captain Christine Sinclair and Sebastian Blanco will lead the other.

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