FC Dallas Loans Francis Atuahene, Ema Twumasi to Austin Bold FC
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.
• Discuss this story on the Major League Soccer message board...
Major League Soccer Stories from June 12, 2019
- Kekuta Manneh's goal in extra time powers Orange and Blue into fifth round of U.S. Open Cup - FC Cincinnati
- D.C. United Beat Philadelphia 2-1 in Extra Time in the U.S. Open Cup - D.C. United
- Orlando City Advances to U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 with 3-1 Win at Memphis - Orlando City SC
- FC Dallas Defeats OKC Energy FC 4-0 - FC Dallas
- Sporting Exits Open Cup in Loss to Minnesota - Sporting Kansas City
- Notes & Quotes: New York City FC 4 - 0 North Carolina FC - New York City FC
- Orlando City SC Loans Josue Colman to Cerro Porteno - Orlando City SC
- Tour Aguila Returns to Texas with the Mexico City Derby - FC Dallas
- Game Notes: Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers (Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup) - June 12, 2019 - Seattle Sounders FC
- Atlanta United-Charleston Battery Fourth Round U.S. Open Cup Match Rescheduled for June 13 - Atlanta United FC
- Philadelphia Union's Mark McKenzie to Return as Ambassador for Future Soccer Stars Foundation PlayDay - Philadelphia Union
- By the Numbers: Open Cup 2019 - Orlando City SC
- #FCDvOKC: 5Things You Need to Know About the Match - FC Dallas
- Sounders FC Signs Six Tacoma Defiance Players to Short-Term Agreements - Seattle Sounders FC
- ACF Fiorentina Replaces AS Roma in 2019 International Champions Cup - New York Red Bulls
- Real Salt Lake Hires Tom Spall as Academy Director - Real Salt Lake
- FC Dallas Loans Francis Atuahene, Ema Twumasi to Austin Bold FC - FC Dallas
- Real Salt Lake Drops 3-0 Result to LAFC in U.S. Open Cup - Real Salt Lake
- LAFC Defeats Real Salt Lake 3-0 to Advance in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup - Los Angeles FC
- Vako scores twice, including game-winner, as San Jose advances to Fifth Round - San Jose Earthquakes
- Chicago Fire Soccer Club Falls 2-1 to Saint Louis FC in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup - Chicago Fire
- Postgame Notes: Houston Dynamo 3-2 Austin Bold FC (U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round) - Houston Dynamo
- Red Bulls Drop out of Open Cup, Fall to New England, 3-2 in OT - New York Red Bulls
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent FC Dallas Stories
- FC Dallas Players Test Positive for COVID-19
- ESPN Events and FC Dallas Extend Agreement for Frisco Bowl Through 2025
- FC Dallas Launches Connect: Create: Unite Platform
- FC Dallas Begins MLS Is Back Tournament against Vancouver Whitecaps on July 9
- 2020 National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Postponed