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Houston Dash loan Andressinha, Bruna Benites to Esporte Clube Iranduba da Amazônia

October 25, 2017 - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) - Houston Dash News Release


- Andressinha will join the Brazilian side through December

- Bruna Benites will remain with Iranduba through the end of 2017

- Houston exercised the option on both players for the 2018 NWSL season

HOUSTON (Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017) - The Houston Dash have announced that MF Andressinha and DF Bruna Benites will join Esporte Clube Iranduba da Amazônia on loan during the NWSL offseason.

Andressinha will join Iranduba through December for their Campeonato Amazonense de Futebol Feminino campaign. The midfielder scored two goals and tallied three assists in her third season for the Dash.

Benites will join the Brazilian side for the remainder of 2017 after she returns from the Four Nations Cup. The defender appeared in 14 games for Houston last season, her first with the club.

Houston announced on Monday that the club has exercised the options for both players for the 2018 NWSL season.


The Houston Dash are a National Women's Soccer League club that began play in April 2014 for the start of the league's second season. The Dash were the first expansion club in the NWSL, joining the eight original members that launched the league in 2013. The NWSL is supported by the Canadian Soccer Association and the United States Soccer Federation. It is the top-flight women's professional soccer league in North America, featuring many of the top players from the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as talent from around the world. The 24-game regular season runs from April through September. The team trains at Houston Sports Park (HSP), the premier training facility in Southeast Texas, and plays at BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown Houston. For more information, visit or call (713) 276-GOAL.

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