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New Mexico United & the Somos Unidos Foundation Announce Second Academy Signing, Albuquerque Native Lamar Bynum

January 21, 2021 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - New Mexico United News Release

Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico United and the Somos Unidos Foundation are thrilled to announce the signing of the second Academy player in their history. Midfielder/Forward Lamar Bynum will join the New Mexico United Academy Team for the 2021 season. Bynum attends Rio Rancho High School, and New Mexico Rush Soccer Club.

"Lamar is a very athletic, hardworking and talented player that has the versatility to play multiple positions throughout the various lines of play," said New Mexico Rush coach Justin Sells. "He has been part of NM Rush Soccer Club since he was 7 years old."

Bynum's favorite soccer team is Real Madrid and his favorite player is Paul Pogba. Bynum, like every player in New Mexico United's Academy, will be fully scholarshipped into the program. These scholarships include registration, travel, equipment, and coaching costs. No player will have to pay a cent to compete in New Mexico United's academy. These scholarships are made possible through the Somos Unidos Foundation and the generosity of community partners and individuals.

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