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Fresno FC Agrees to Transfer Midfielder Pedro Ribeiro

January 17, 2019 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Fresno FC News Release

FRESNO, Calif. - Fresno Football Club has agreed to transfer midfielder Pedro Ribeiro to Sweden's IK Frej for an undisclosed amount. IK Frej competes in Sweden's second division.

"Pedro has been an important piece for this club, however, he expressed interest in seeking opportunities in Sweden at the conclusion of the season. We worked closely with him and his agent to keep him in Fresno," said Foxes general manager Frank Yallop. "Ultimately, Pedro made his decision and we reached the best possible outcome for both him and the club. We want to thank Pedro for his hard work through our inaugural season and we wish him nothing but the best in his career moving forward."

Ribeiro, 28, appeared in 32 matches for the Foxes during the 2018 USL regular season, making 31 starts to lead the club with 2,712 minutes played. The Brazilian international recorded two goals, two assists and completed 27 key passes. Defensively, Ribeiro led the club in interceptions (69), tackles won (80), and duels won (330).

TRANSACTION: Fresno FC transfers Pedro Ribeiro to Sweden's IK Frej in exchange for an undisclosed amount.

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