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LAFC Acquires 2019 MLS SuperDraft Selection from FC Cincinnati

January 9, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Los Angeles FC News Release

Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) announced today that the Club has acquired FC Cincinnati's natural fourth-round pick (No. 73 overall) in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft and its initial 2020 Allocation Ranking in exchange for LAFC's natural first-round pick (No. 16 overall) in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft and $175,000 in General Allocation Money.

The 2020 Allocation Ranking portion of the trade is only applicable if FC Cincinnati is outside the top five with respect to the initial Allocation Ranking Order. Should FC Cincinnati be within the top five, the Allocation Ranking portion of the trade will move to 2021.

The 2019 MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas will take place on Friday, January 11 in Chicago. The Black & Gold currently hold the 40th, 64th and 73rd overall picks.

After setting an MLS record with 57 points in its inaugural season in 2018, LAFC begins training camp for its second campaign on Monday, January 21, and opens the 2019 MLS regular season on March 3 at Banc of California Stadium against Sporting Kansas City (5:00 pm PT - ESPN).

TRANSACTION: Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) acquires FC Cincinnati's natural fourth-round pick (No. 73 overall) in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft and its initial 2020 Allocation Ranking in exchange for LAFC' natural first-round pick (No. 16 overall) in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft and $175,000 in General Allocation Money.


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