TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signings
Inter Miami CF have signed winger Edison Azcona and heart back Ian Fray to Homegrown offers, the membership introduced Tuesday, giving the MLS membership three academy merchandise on first-team contracts after winger Felipe Valencia signed this previous December.
Azcona and Fray each featured for Fort Lauderdale CF in USL League One through the 2020 season, impressing with Miami’s reserve team. Whereas he’s new to his position, chief soccer officer and sporting director Chris Henderson sees potential in each kids.
“Ian and Edison are two players who have been shortly dropped at my consideration throughout my brief time right here, and my impressions of them are very optimistic. It’s satisfying to be a part of persevering with their growth and serving to them attain a level the place they will show readiness to compete and be worthwhile for the team on a constant foundation,” Henderson mentioned in a launch. “It’s vital to develop from inside, not just for the player and the membership, however for the group too as a result of they are going to at all times be a part of the Inter Miami household wherever their career takes them within the future.”
Azcona, 17, was named to the USL League One All-League Second Crew this previous season. He was additionally nominated as a finalist for the USL League One Younger Participant of the Yr award. The Dominican Republic international began all 16 of Fort Lauderdale CF’s video games and posted three goals and three assists.
Fray, 18, was certainly one of two Inter Miami academy players who signed with Fort Lauderdale CF after the 2019 season. He positioned on the USL League One All-League Second Crew for his standout performances this previous year. The Florida native back additionally had the fourth-highest passing accuracy amongst defenders within the league (86.5 percent).