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San Antonio FC signs Juan Nino for 2017 season


San Antonio FC has signed midfielder Juan Nino for the upcoming 2017 season, the team announced on Thursday.

The 26-year-old impressed coaches during training camp and spent 2016 with Barranquilla in Columbia, making 10 appearances and posting 570 minutes.

“Juan came into preseason camp and impressed the coaching staff,” said SAFC Head Coach Darren Powell via press release. “He brings a positive attitude every day and shows good character. He played well in the preseason game and showed good quality on the ball. We’re really excited to have him on the team.”

The signing of Nino brings the San Antonio roster to 22 players.

San Antonio FC will kick off its second season in the United Soccer League on March 26 against RGV FC Toros on the road before returning home to face the LA Galaxy II at Toyota Field on April 1.

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Stephen Michael 26, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Michael graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Digital Media in 2020 from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked covering the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.


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