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MNUFC2 announced today the club’s roster for the inaugural MLS Next PRO season. In addition to Emanuel Iwe, Jason Ramos, CC Uche and Tommy Williamson, the club has signed midfielders Nick Mendonca, Diogo Pacheco and Veljko Petković, and goalkeeper Alec Smir to an MLS NEXT Pro professional contract, pending league and U.S. Soccer Federation approval. 

MNUFC2 will be coached by Cameron Knowles. Additionally, the club has brought on Jeremy Hall and Jonathan Barber as MNUFC2 assistant coach and goalkeeper coach for the 2022 season.

MNUFC2 Roster
Name
Pos.
Height
Weight
Birthdate
Birthplace
Nationality
Emanuel Iwe
M
5'9"
152
09.12.2000
Nigeria
U.S.A
Aziel Jackson
M
5'9"
154
10.25.2001
New York, NY
U.S.A
Nick Mendonca
M
5'10"
155
11.02.2001
Miami, FL
U.S.A/Brazil
Diogo Pacheco
M
5'11"
170
09.13.1998
Lisbon, Portugal
Portugal
Veljko Petković
M
5'10"
162
09.05.2000
Nis, Serbia
U.S.A
Jason Ramos
D
6'4"
194
10.09.1998
Montebello, CA
U.S.A
Alec Smir
GK
6'2"
190
04.13.1999
San Antonio, TX
U.S.A
CC Uche
D
6'1"
180
03.03.1998
Queens, NY
U.S.A
Tommy Williamson
F
6'1"
175
05.05.1999
Villa Park, CA
U.S.A

Tickets for all 2022 MNUFC2 home matches will be available on a single-game basis, exclusively sold at SeatGeek.com/MNUFC2. Single-game tickets for the first three home matches of the season will go on sale Wednesday, March 23 at 10 a.m. CT, with tickets for the remaining home games going on sale at a later date.

MNUFC2 tickets will be available in three starting price tiers of $15, $22 and $29, with Minnesota United Season Ticket Members enjoying discounted ticket prices of $10, $15, and $20. To access their discount, Season Ticket Members must be logged into the SeatGeek account associated with their MNUFC season tickets. For more information, fans can visit MNUFC.com/MNUFC2.

Transaction: MNUFC2 signs midfielders Nick Mendonca, Diogo Pacheco, Veljko Petković and goalkeeper Alec Smir to MLS NEXT Pro professional contracts.

VITALS
Name: Nick Mendonca
Position: Midfielder
Date of birth: 02.12.2001 (20 years old)
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 155 lbs
Birthplace: Miami, FL

Name: Diogo Pacheco
Position: Midfielder
Date of birth: 09.13.1998 (23 years old)
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 170 lbs
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

Name: Veljko Petković
Position: Midfielder
Date of birth: 006.25.2001 (21 years old)
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 162 lbs
Birthplace: Nis, Serbia

Name: Alec Smir
Position: Goalkeeper
Date of birth: 04.13.1999 (22 years old)
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 190 lbs
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas