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Impact, Whitecaps draft Canadian forwards in second half of MLS SuperDraft

New Mexico's Michael Kafari (10) gets control of the ball as he fights Notre Dame's Evan Panken in the first half of a semifinal match in an NCAA Division 1 men's soccer championships in Chester, Pa., Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. The Vancouver Whitecaps picked Kafari as the MLS SuperDraft resumed Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Rich Schultz
January 21, 2014 - 11:54 AM

TORONTO - The Vancouver Whitecaps and Montreal Impact both picked up Canadians strikers as the MLS SuperDraft resumed Tuesday with the third and fourth rounds.

The Whitecaps used the first pick of the fourth round — 58th overall — to take MacKenzie Pridham, a Toronto-born forward from Cal Poly.

The Impact chose Edmonton forward Jordan Ongaro 67th overall from San Diego State.

The Whitecaps used their third-pound pick to take Ghanaian midfielder Michael Kafari from the University of New Mexico. Vancouver used another fourth-round pick to take Costa Rican midfielder Michael Calderon from New Mexico.

The Impact chose forward Pete Caringi from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, with their third-round pick.

Toronto FC, which did not have a third-round pick, selected Rutgers forward Kene Eze in the fourth round.

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