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North Carolina FC Sign Seven Players to USL Championship Academy Contracts

May 10, 2024 - United Soccer League Championship (USL)
North Carolina FC News Release

CARY, N.C. - North Carolina FC have signed seven NCFC Youth players to USL Championship academy contracts, pending league and federation approval.

The players will train with the first team and be eligible to be rostered for USL Championship games, while maintaining collegiate eligibility.

"This is an exciting day for these young players and a great opportunity for them to grow as players and people in our environment. Rewarding the hard work of these players and continuing to facilitate the Youth-to-Pro pathway through our partnership with our NCFC Academy is crucial to our mission as a team and this is another great opportunity to demonstrate that in a very tangible way. These players have worked hard and deserve this opportunity to shine. We couldn't be happier for them and look forward to having them on the team," North Carolina FC Head Coach and Sporting Director John Bradford said.

Academy Signees:

Raul Avalos

Xavier Holloway

Kevin Jimenez-Aguilar

Luc Lavielle

Benjamin Salter

Jaxon Silverman

Finn Sundstrom

North Carolina FC will return to USL Championship action on Tuesday, May 14, hosting Loudoun United FC at 7 p.m. ET at WakeMed Soccer Park.

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