Austin Bold FC Receives Francis Atuahene and Ema Twumasi on Loan from Dallas
AUSTIN, TX - Austin Bold FC has received forwards Francis Atuahene and Ema Twumasi on loan from Major League Soccer team FC Dallas. Atuahene is eligible to be recalled by FC Dallas at any point this season.
Atuahene, 23, was selected fourth overall in 2018 MLS SuperDraft. He made his MLS debut this season on Saturday, June 8 against the San Jose Earthquakes and scored his first MLS goal 42 seconds after being subbed in. He spent the 2018 season on loan with OKC Energy FC where he scored four goals in eight appearances. During his time at the University of Michigan, Atuahene played 49 matches over three seasons scoring 24 goals and tallying 11 assists.
Twumasi, 22, spent two seasons at Wake Forest University before being drafted 11th overall by FC Dallas in the 2018 SuperDraft. He has three appearances for FC Dallas and was on loan with Energy FC for the 2018 season where he appeared in six matches.
Both players were part of the Right to Dream Academy based in Atimpoku, Ghana that creates opportunities for African youth players to focus on teamwork, community service and academics through the soccer.
"Ultimately our goal is to help the team win, get game minutes, and build our game fitness. At the end of the day we just want to help the team win. The team has their own goals and we don't put ourselves above them. We want to slide in and help the team achieve their goals. The Bold wants to win and we want to the same," said Twuamsi.
Transaction: FC Dallas loans Francis Atuahene and Ema Twumasi to Austin Bold FC.
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