San Antonio FC has signed defender Greg Cochrane and forward Manolo Sanchez to contracts for the upcoming 2016 season, the team announced on Thursday afternoon.
Cochrane comes to San Antonio after spending two season with the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer (MLS). While with Chicago, he posted two assists and was originally selected by the Los Angeles Galaxy of the MLS SuperDraft.
“Obviously it’s really exciting to join the club,” said Cochrane. “There are some really high quality players here and when you piece it all together with the backing of Spurs Sports & Entertainment, it’s something that really excited me to join. When the opportunity presented itself, I jumped at it and I can’t wait to get started.”
Sanchez comes to the Alamo City from the New York Red Bulls. He spent time with the USL’s New York Red Bulls II, posting four goals and an assist in 22 matches.
“Manolo is a direct forward who can play in numerous positions along the front line in a number of different roles,” said SAFC Head Coach Darren Powell. “He’s strong, aggressive, positive and likes to get to goal.”