Drew Moor put the Rapids up 1-0 with a header off a Kosuke Kimura cross in the 44th minute and second half substitute Quincy Amarikwa increased the lead with a long-range strike to the upper corner in the 89th minute to give Colorado the opening day 2-0 victory over the visiting Columbus Crew. MATCH RECAP
Colorado vs Columbus, March 10, 2012
The Supporters’ Terrace at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Saturday afternoon served as a fitting microcosm for the team the Colorado Rapids have become following a busy offseason. Fans packed the section with Colombian flags fluttering in gusty winds in support of Colombian coaches Oscar Pareja and Wilmar Cabrera, and newcomers Jaime Castrillón and Luis Zapata. MORE
It had been almost a year since Quincy Amarikwa scored his last regular season goal before he sealed the win against Columbus Saturday with a highlight-reel goal. And leave it to Quincy to come up with a memorable celebration - bringing his teammate to the corner before doing the 'Dead Fish.'
Read his story and watch the goal and his post-game interview: CLICK HERE.