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After two weeks of training at Mercy Health Training Center, FC Cincinnati have kicked off the Orange and Blue’s 26-day preseason camp in Clearwater, Fla.

FC Cincinnati’s traveling roster to the preseason stint in Florida includes four players signed with FC Cincinnati 2 and multiple unsigned players.

Below is a look at the traveling roster:

2023 FC Cincinnati Preseason Roster:
Goalkeepers (5): Roman Celentano, Alec Kann, Hunter Morse^, Evan Louro, Paul Walters

Defenders (10): Joey Akpunonu, Santiago Arias^, Isaiah Foster, Ray Gaddis, Nick Hagglund, Brett Halsey^^, Matt Miazga, Ian Murphy, Alvas Powell, Kai Thomas^^

Midfielders (11): Luciano Acosta, Salim Adams^^, Marco Angulo, Álvaro Barreal, Jesús Castellano^^, Stiven Jimenez, Yuya Kubo, Junior Moreno, Obinna Nwobodo, Malik Pinto, Harrison Robledo

Forwards (5): Dominique Badji, Brenner, Arquimides Ordoñez, Sergio Santos, Brandon Vazquez

^ - Unsigned
^^ - Signed to FC Cincinnati 2

Roman Celentano and Brandon Vazquez will join the team in Clearwater at the conclusion of the USMNT January Camp in Southern California.

FC Cincinnati will play preseason friendlies against four MLS clubs: Austin FC, Philadelphia Union, the New England Revolution and Nashville SC, as well as against the University of South Florida. All matches will be closed-door, with the exception of the match against Philadelphia Union, which will be open to the general public at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex. Additional opponents may be added.

FC Cincinnati 2023 Preseason Schedule

Jan. 23 – Feb. 17: Clearwater, Fla. (Walter Campbell Sports Park)

Friday, Jan. 27 – vs Austin FC
Wednesday, Feb. 1 – vs USF
Friday, Feb. 10 – vs Philadelphia Union
Tuesday, Feb. 14 – vs New England Revolution
Friday, Feb. 17 – vs Nashville SC (Al Lang Stadium); Return to Cincinnati

Feb. 21-24: Training at Mercy Health Training Center
Saturday, Feb. 25: 2023 MLS Season Opener vs Houston Dynamo at TQL Stadium

2023 Season Tickets, which include all 17 regular season matches and both Leagues Cup Group Stage matches, are also on sale now at fccincinnati.com/tickets. 2023 Single Match Tickets will go on sale Thursday, Jan. 26 in an exclusive presale for Season Ticket Members. Single Match Tickets will go on sale to the general public Friday, Jan. 27.

Fans who purchase Half Season Ticket Packages will be able to choose one of the two group stage matches once the Leagues Cup schedule is announced. An FC Cincinnati ticketing representative will reach out to confirm specific dates at a later time. Choose from the Orange Package here and the Blue Package now. Fans looking for more information can contact a dedicated FC Cincinnati representative at (513) 977-5435 or e-mail tickets@fccincinnati.com.

Fans can currently place deposits on Group Tickets and Premium seating options for the 2023 season. More information on these experiences at TQL Stadium can be found at fccincinnati.com/tickets.

2023 marks the fifth season in MLS for FC Cincinnati. The Orange and Blue begin the season at home for the first time in club history on February 25 at TQL Stadium against Houston Dynamo FC. The full 2023 regular season schedule can be viewed HERE.

For up-to-the-minute information about FC Cincinnati, visit the team’s official website at fccincinnati.com, or follow the team on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @FCCincinnati. Additionally, fans are encouraged to download the team’s official mobile app on the Apple App Store or Google Play for instant access to mobile tickets, team content and match notifications.