Loan Roundup: Aug. 19

Nazmi Albadawi’s fine performance for North Carolina FC headlined the weekend for FC Cincinnati players on loan in the USL Championship.

Here’s a look at how Albadawi and the other Orange and Blue players performed:


Nazmi Albadawi

Position: Midfielder

Club: North Carolina FC

Result: 5-0 win against Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

The Palestine international had a game-high five chances created in North Carolina FC’s biggest win of the 2019 season.

Albadawi had an assist to Robert Kristo in the 74th minute when he cut the ball back to his teammate for the final goal of the match.

Albadawi finished his outing with a 91% passing accuracy as Carolina picked apart a Pittsburgh side that was reduced to 10 men following a red card in the 44th minute.


Forrest Lasso

Position: Defender
Club: Nashville SC

Result: 3-1 win at Charlotte Independence

Saturday night marked another win for Lasso and Nashville SC, a club that’s been unbeaten since the 2018 USL Defender of the Year arrived on loan.

Lasso finished with 37 passes, an 82% passing accuracy and five clearances. He also won an aerial duel for Nashville, who are currently the hottest team in the USL Championship’s Eastern Conference with a 5-0-1 record in their last six matches.

Nashville is in third place with 45 points, which is one behind the Tampa Bay Rowdies and two behind New York Red Bulls II.


Hassan Ndam

Position: Defender

Club: Charlotte Independence

Result: 3-1 loss against Nashville SC

The Cameroonian center back spent the week in Cincinnati away from the Charlotte Independence, where he is still on loan.


Ben Lundt
Postion: Goalkeeper

Club: Louisville City FC

Result: 2-1 win at Charleston Battery

Lundt didn’t feature in Louisville City FC’s road win and he spent Saturday night attending FC Cincinnati’s 4-1 loss to New York City FC.


Logan Gdula

Position: Defender

Club: Hartford Athletic

Result: Bye Week