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Toronto FC II Sign Aikim Andrews

April 3, 2017 - United Soccer League (USL) - Toronto FC II News Release

Jelani Peters acquired on loan

Toronto FC II announced Monday that the club has signed forward Aikim Andrews to a USL contract and have acquired W Connection F.C. defender Jelani Peters on loan. Both players will be added to the roster upon receipt of their work permits and visas.

"Both players have been scouted for some time now and have also been on trial with TFC and TFC II during training camp," said Toronto FC II Head Coach Jason Bent. "With the additions of Aikim and Jelani they will add greater depth and competition for places in the squad."

Andrews, 20, was invited to participate in preseason training with both Toronto FC and Toronto FC II in early 2017. He previously spent the past two seasons at W Connection F.C. of the TT Pro League and made a combined 31 appearances across league play and the CONCACAF Champions League. Andrews has earned four caps, registering one goal for the Trinidad and Tobago national team. He made his debut with Trinidad and Tobago on October 13, 2015 during a 0-0 draw in a friendly match against Nicaragua. Andrews registered his first international goal on December 30, 2016 in a friendly match against Nicaragua that Trinidad and Tobago won 3-1.

Peters, 23, most recently spent time with W Connection F.C. He has made a combined 22 appearances across league play and the CONCACAF Champions League.

TRANSACTION: Toronto FC II has signed forward Aikim Andrews to a USL contract and have acquired W Connection F.C. defender Jelani Peters on loan

AIKIM ANDREWS

Position: Forward

Height: 5'7

Weight: 150

Birthdate: June 20, 1996

Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago

Last Club: W Connection F.C.

Pronunciation: "EYE-KUM AN-DREWS"

JELANI PETERS

Position: Defender

Height: 6'4

Weight: 190

Birthdate: December 27, 1993

Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago

Last Club: W Connection F.C.

Pronunciation: "GEL-ON-EE PEE-TERS"

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