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Colorado Rapids Loan Clint Irwin & Kofi Opare to Switchbacks FC

March 15, 2019 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC News Release

Colorado Springs, CO - The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC announced today the club has signed Clint Irwin & Kofi Opare on loan from the Colorado Rapids, pending USL Championship, MLS, and USSF approval. The duo will return to the Colorado Rapids immediately following Saturday's game.

Irwin spent three seasons with the Colorado Rapids (2013-2015) before joining Toronto FC for the next three seasons (2016-2018) and playing a crucial role in TFC's 2016 playoff run. The experienced goalkeeper joined Colorado again in December after playing 121 games in Major League Soccer.

Defender Kofi Opare
Defender Kofi Opare
(Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC)

Name: Clint Irwin

Position: Goalkeeper

Height: 6' 3"

Weight: 195 lbs

Date of Birth: 4/1/1989

Age: 29

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

Opare joined the Colorado Rapids in February after spending five seasons at D.C. United where he made 62 starts in 65 appearances, scoring three goals and adding an assist.

Name: Kofi Opare

Pronunciation: CO-fee oh-PAR-ee

Position: Defender

Height: 6' 2"

Weight: 190 lbs

Date of Birth: 10/12/1990

Age: 28

Hometown: Niagara Falls, Ontario

In addition to these moves, Andre Rawls has been recalled by the Colorado Rapids.

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Goalkeeper Clint Irwin
Goalkeeper Clint Irwin

Defender Kofi Opare
Defender Kofi Opare


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