Loan Roundup – June 3

In his first match back with North Carolina FC, Nazmi Albadawi played against Logan Gdula and the Hartford Athletic.

Here’s a look at how the duo played, in addition to the Orange and Blue’s other players on loan in the USL Championship and Canadian Premier League.


USL Championship update:

Logan Gdula

Position: Defender

Club: Hartford Athletic

Result: 1-1 draw against North Carolina FC

Gdula started at center back for Hartford Athletic and played 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw at home.

Overall, he completed 60 passes for an impressive 93.3% accuracy. In opponent territory, the percentage was still 85%. Additionally, he completed one tackle and made one interception.

The rookie also played in Hartford’s 4-0 loss at Memphis 901 FC last Wednesday in the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.


Nazmi Albadawi

Position: Midfielder

Club: North Carolina FC

Result: 1-1 draw at Hartford Athletic

Albadawi had a strong performance in his return to his hometown club, where he played before joining FC Cincinnati in 2018.

The center midfielder made 53 passes with an 86.8% accuracy (79.4% in the opponent’s half). Additionally, he created a chance in the 28th minute on a cross to Roberto Kristo, but Kristo’s header was off target.

Defensively, Albdawi made three tackles and recorded one interception.


Ben Lundt

Position: Goalkeeper

Club: Louisville City FC

Result: 4-1 win against the Charleston Battery

In his 11th league appearance this season, Lundt helped Louisville City FC to a 4-1 win over the Charleston Battery at Louisville Slugger Field.

Lundt made three saves for City, who are unbeaten in their last three USL Championship matches.

FC Cincinnati host Louisville in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup on June 12 at Nippert Stadium. It’ll be the first meeting between the clubs since Cincinnati joined MLS. 


Hassan Ndam

Position: Defender

Club: Charlotte Independence

Result: 4-1 loss at Ottawa Fury FC

Ndam and the Charleston Independence fell 4-1 to Ottawa Fury FC this past weekend. The Cameroonian defender played the full match and completed 14 passes for a 57.1% accuracy. He also made two tackles and one clearance. 


Canadian Premier League update:

Emery Welshman

Position: Forward

Club: Forge FC

Result: 2-0 win against FC Edmonton

Welshman played 88 minutes in Forge FC's last game until June 15. It's expected he'll miss that match to be with the Guyana National Team for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup.

In the win against Edmonton, Welshman had one shot on target and completed 18 passes with a 61.1% passing accuracy. He also won one tackle.