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The 2016 MNUFC NASL Squad: Where Are They Now?

by on 10 April 2017

With the MLS season underway and the NASL season on the horizon, let’s check in and see where the 2016 Minnesota United NASL squad ended up for the 2017 season.

Re-signed with MNUFC in MLS:
Justin Davis – Defender
Brent Kallman – Defender (Made first career MLS start against Colorado Rapids on 3/18)
Kevin Venegas – Defender
Ibson – Midfielder
Bernardo Añor – Midfielder (On disabled list)
Ismaila Jome – Forward
Christian Ramirez – Forward (Scored four goals in first six MLS games)

Signed in NASL:
Steward Ceus – Goalkeeper – San Francisco Deltas
Greg Jordan – Midfielder – San Francisco Deltas
Danny Cruz – Midfielder – San Francisco Deltas (Tallied an assist in the Deltas’ inaugural match)
Aaron Pitchkolan – Defender – Jacksonville Armada
Jack Blake – Midfielder – Jacksonville Armada
J.C. Banks – Midfielder – Jacksonville Armada (Scored the winning goal in the Armada opener)
Lance Laing – Midfielder – North Carolina FC
Stefano Pinho – Forward –  Miami FC (Scored vs Cosmos in Miami’s home opener)
Ben Speas – Forward –  Indy Eleven (Scored in Indy’s home opener)

Signed in USL/Other:
Tiago Calvano – Defender – Harrisburg City Islanders (USL)
Daniel Mendes – Forward – Florida Tropics SC (Major Arena Soccer League)
Damion Lowe – Defender- Tampa Bay Rowdies (USL)

Free Agents/Retired:
Aaron Perez – Goalkeeper- Free Agent
Kristian Nicht – Goalkeeper- Retired
Sammy N’djock – Goalkeeper- Free Agent
Chris Klute – Defender – Free Agent
Juliano Vicentini – Midfielder – Free Agent
Jeb Brovsky – Midfielder – Free Agent (Rehabbing from an ACL injury)
Jamie Watson – Midfielder – Retired (Signed as MN United sideline reporter)

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