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FC Dallas Loans Francis Atuahene, Ema Twumasi to Austin Bold FC

June 12, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Dallas News Release

Frisco, Texas - FC Dallas has loaned forwards Francis Atuahene and Ema Twumasi to USL Championship team Austin Bold FC. 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.

Transaction: FC Dallas loans Francis Atuahene and Ema Twumasi to Austin Bold FC.

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