Legion FC and midfielder Matthew Corcoran are prime examples, but as important as clubs are preparing outstanding teenage players to advance to professional status at a young age. However, the opportunities for players to acquire through Ligue 2 remain consistent.
Nwegbo scored his first goal in the Championship on Saturday, but on Sunday the same Moise Bombito (Seacoast United Phantoms), who was selected to last year’s League Two All-Eastern Conference, represented Canada in the Concacaf Nations League final. He was on the bench against the United States. .
Hopefully Saturday will be the first of many goals in his professional career for Nwegbo, who made the most of his chances in the championship.
Here are the other young players that caught our eye this week…
– Eric McCue, El Paso Locomotive FC: The 22-year-old centre-back has made a total of 15 clears, won 11 of 14 duels, completed 89 of 107 passes in two games and scored the winning goal in El Paso’s victory over Las Vegas last Wednesday night. decided.
– Fidel Barajas, Charleston Battery: The Mexico Under-17s scored his fifth assist of the season with AJ Patterson’s stunning winning goal against Hartford. He also won five of his nine duels and completed 31 of his 38 passes.
– Matt Corcoran, Birmingham Region FC: The 17-year-old came on as a substitute for Mikey Lopez in the first half and made a strong 32-of-38 pass at the ball to help set up Enzo Martínez’s late winning goal.
– Thomas Lyttondale, Rio Grande Valley FC: The 21-year-old made a late-night impact for the Toros by setting up Christian Pinson’s late equalizer against New Mexico United and his first assist of the season.
– Jackson Hopkins, Loudoun United FC: The 18-year-old produced a stunning finish to the winner in Loudon’s 2-1 victory over Miami FC.