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MNUFC Announces Roster for 2023 Season Opener

February 25, 2023 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
Minnesota United FC News Release

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Minnesota United today announced its roster for the start of the 2023 Major League Soccer season.

The Loons begin the season down south in Texas, against FC Dallas, at Toyota Stadium Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. CT on Apple TV with the MLS Season Pass and on MNUFC Radio ESPN 1500. MNUFC returns home to Allianz Field two weeks later for the club's Home Opener on Saturday, March 11 against New York Red Bulls, at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Luis Amarilla, Kervin Arriaga and Joseph Rosales have all received their U.S. Green Card and no long occupy an international spot on the Loons' roster.

Additionally, the club and defender Alan Benitez have mutually agreed to terminate Benitez's MLS contact, effective today.


No. Position Name Roster Status

1 GK Clint Irwin Domestic

3 D Zarek Valentin Domestic

4 D Miguel Tapias International

5 D Doneil Henry International

6 D Mikael Marques International

7 M Franco Fragapane International

8 M Joseph Rosales U.S. Permanent Resident

9 F Luis Amarilla Designated Player, U.S. Permanent Resident

10 M Emanuel Reynoso Designated Player, International

12 D Bakaye Dibassy U.S. Permanent Resident

13 GK Eric Dick Domestic

14 D Brent Kallman Domestic

15 D Michael Boxall U.S. Permanent Resident

16 F Tani Oluwaseyi International

17 M Robin Lod U.S. Permanent Resident

20 M Wil Trapp Domestic

21 F Bongokuhle Hlongwane U22, International

22 D Devin Padelford Homegrown, Domestic

23 F Cameron Dunbar Homegrown, Domestic

26 D Ryen Jiba Domestic

27 D DJ Taylor Domestic

28 M Mender Garcia Designated Player, International

29 F Patrick Weah Homegrown, Domestic

31 M Hassani Dotson Domestic

33 M Kervin Arriaga U.S Permanent Resident

92 D Kemar Lawrence U.S. Permanent Resident

97 GK Dayne St. Clair Domestic

99 GK Fred Emmings Homegrown, Domestic

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