🔄 Nichelle Prince was traded from Houston Dash to Kansas City Current. The trade comes as a surprise for the Canadian international. Prince has scored 12 goals in 88 appearances for the Texas club. Houston Dash traded Prince for Cece Kizer and an international slot for 2024. Nichelle will be joining Desiree Scott at Kansas City.
🏴 Sarah Stratigakis signs with Bristol City. The Robins have confirmed a move for the CanWNT international midfielder from Swedish club Vittsjö GIK. Stratigakis has signed an 18-month deal with Bristol City. While in Sweden, Stratigakis scored eight goals in 52 appearances. The 24-year-old Torontonian becomes the 10th Canadian player to join the English WSL. We’re taking over one club at a time.
🇭🇷 Lucas Ozimec signs with Dinamo Zagreb. The 18-year-old TFC academy player has signed with Croatian powerhouse Dinamo Zagreb. The forward from Oakville, Ontario, has represented Canada at the U17 level, playing twice in the recent FIFA U17 World Cup. He’s represented Canada eight times. Dinamo Zagreb has produced some of Europe's best talents: Luka Modric, Mario Mandzukic, Josko Gvardiol, Mateo Kovacic and Andrej Kramaric. This club has a track record for producing gems. Lucas Ozimec is now in one of the best youth development systems in the world.
🔵 CF Montréal signed Matias Coccaro. It is no secret that MTL has struggled to score goals. That problem may have been solved with CFM signing Uruguayan forward Matias Coccaro from Argentinian club Huracan for $2 million. The 26-year-old has signed a three-year deal with MTL and has scored 31 goals and seven assists in 110 appearances for Huracan.
🌊 Vancouver Whitecaps sell Simon Becher to Danish club Horsens. The ‘Caps have sold forward Simon Becher to Danish club AC Horsens. Vancouver acquired Becher in the first round of the 2022 MLS SuperDraft. Becher leaves the club with eight goals and two assists in 26 games in all comps.
🇨🇳 Ryan Raposo is linked with a move to the Chinese Super League. The Vancouver Whitecaps player has been rumoured to move to China. Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai Port have been connected with Raposo. Part of the deal includes a Chinese passport, a key role with the Chinese National Team and a pay raise. Raposo is half Chinese from his mother’s side and Portuguese from his Father’s. The uncapped Canadian seems to be vying for his national team options. Like Mo Farsi, if uncalled by CanMNT, he has options to look elsewhere. Perhaps China is the answer for Raposo.
🦅 Vancouver FC signed 15-year-old Grady McDonnell. VFC has signed the Surrey wunderkind Grady McDonnell out of the Vancouver Whitecaps academy to a three-year contract. McDonnell had already impressed internationally as he represented Ireland’s U17 team for the European Championship qualifiers. For Vancouver FC, their ethos to become a prime destination for young talent is starting to bear fruit. TJ Tahid and Grady McDonnell are proving that VFC is the place to be for the youth.
🐎 Cavalry FC signed German player Tobias Warschewski. The former Edmonton FC player returns to Alberta with Cavalry FC, signing with the club until the end of 2024 with a two-year option. Warschewski has played for the U19 German National team and competed in the UEFA European U19 Championship. While in Edmonton, he scored 12 goals and 14 assists in 51 games.
🔱 Pacific FC transfers Easton Ongaro to Novara FC. The Edmonton striker has put pen to paper with Italian Serie C side Novara FC. Ongaro has netted five times and assisted twice in 29 appearances for PFC. The transfer fee has been undisclosed. The club also announced that Amer Didic is departing, a week after Manny Aparicio. Big changes are coming on the Island.
🇲🇽 York United signed Mexico U-20 defender Oswaldo Leon. The new owners, Game Plan Sports Group, have made a move to bolster their defence with the signing of Oswaldo Leon per a report from Northern Tribune. The Club America graduate has played 100 games in the Expansion MX league.