Whenever a club promotes a player to a higher division, it’s more of a recognition than a regret. After all, that’s what it’s all about. Canadian Premier League side Pacific FC have now appeared to have done it twice this off-season.
Whenever a club promotes a player to a higher division, it’s more of a recognition than a regret. After all, that’s what it’s all about. Canadian Premier League side Pacific FC appear to have made it twice this off-season.
Kadin Chung will join Toronto FC in Major League Soccer alongside Lukas MacNaughton, the original three-year PFC defender, according to the TFC Republic Website.
Neither Toronto FC nor PFC have confirmed the report, but Chung was at Toronto FC’s training camp. Rob Friend, the CEO and GM of Pacific FC, said he could not comment.
Accordingly transfer marketPFC received a $175,000 transfer fee for MacNaughton in a deal finalized in January.
Chung, the 23-year-old native of New Westminster, became the first player in the club’s history to be signed by PFC, returning to his home province in 2019 from Kaiserslautern II in Germany. The former Canada U-17 and U-20 player has been named to the provisional squad for the Canada U-23 Olympic team for the Tokyo Olympics. He began his pro career with Vancouver Whitecaps II, appearing in 57 games for PFC, scoring two goals in three CPL seasons as an understated, rock-solid forward full-back. transfer market states its current market value as $220,000.
The Tridents, meanwhile, announced the return of stalwart defenseman Jordan Haynes, who was one of the anchors of the defense last season with 29 appearances and 2,179 minutes played. The 26-year-old represented Canada at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup and the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship.
Reigning CPL champion Tridents also announced the signing of Laval, Que., forward Abdul Wahid Binate, 19, from CF Montreal’s MLS U-23 academy, described by head coach James Merriman as “physically strong for his”. is getting old with good potential.” The Tridents also this week announced the signing of promising Coquitlam forward Matteo Polisi, who had three goals and one assist in 22 games last season.
The latest Tridents signing, to be announced this week, was 1.80m former Netherlands youth international Djenario Daniels, a 20-year-old who grew up in the academy systems of Almere City and PSV Eindhoven. He played for Utrecht with the reserve team in the second division Eerste Divisie and was loaned to Sassuolo in Italy last season.
PFC, who open at Starlight Stadium on April 10 against fellow CPL side Forge FC from Hamilton, now have 14 players under contract for 2022.