FC Cincinnati announce roster decisions ahead of the 2024 season

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Today FC Cincinnati announced the club’s offseason roster moves following the 2023 season. The Orange and Blue return 23 players from the squad which won the Supporters’ Shield and reached the Eastern Conference Final. FC Cincinnati currently have 21 players under contract for 2024 and have exercised the options on two players, bringing the total roster to 23 players.

“I want to thank our players and staff for what was a tremendous season,” said Chris Albright, FC Cincinnati General Manager. “We will continue to work tirelessly to put this club in a position to win trophies, and we’re proud to have capped off this season with the 2023 Supporters’ Shield. Thank you to our incredible fans, who have been behind us all season long, and we look forward to giving them more moments to remember in 2024 and beyond.”
The club has exercised options on the following two players: Ian Murphy and Arquimides Ordoñez. FC Cincinnati declined options on Santiago Arias, Dominique Badji, Ray Gaddis, Yuya Kubo and Harrison Robledo. Additionally, Junior Moreno is out of contract.

The club remains in discussions with Arias, Badji, Gaddis, Kubo and Moreno about their futures with FC Cincinnati.

Yerson Mosquera’s loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers has ended, but the club is still in conversations about a potential return.

The club would like to thank Harrison Robledo for his hard work and dedication to the club and wish him all the best for the future.
FC Cincinnati’s roster is currently structured as follows:
Goalkeeper (4): Roman Celentano, Alec Kann, Evan Louro, Paul Walters
Defender (9): London Aghedo, Joey Akpunonu, Álvaro Barreal, Isaiah Foster, Nick Hagglund, Bret Halsey, Matt Miazga, Ian Murphy, Alvas Powell
Midfielder (6): Luciano Acosta, Marco Angulo, Stiven Jimenez, Obinna Nwobodo, Malik Pinto, Gerardo Valenzuela
Forward (4): Aaron Boupendza, Arquimides Ordoñez, Sergio Santos, Brandon Vazquez

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