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Minnesota United Signs Forward Loïc Mesanvi to a Short-term Agreement


Minnesota United announced today the club has signed MNUFC2 forward Loïc Mesanvi (pronounced loo-eek meh-sahn-vee) to a Short-Term Agreement, making him available for Saturday’s MLS regular season road match against Austin FC at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Mesanvi signed with MNUFC2 in November 2022 from the MNUFC Academy U19 squad. Mesanvi went on to make 18 game appearances (five starts) during 2023 MLS NEXT Pro regular-season action, providing three assists and scoring one goal. While with the U19 side during the summer months of 2022, Mesanvi also trained with MNUFC2. He made two appearances and scored one goal for the Twos in 2022 – with the goal notably scored during his debut match at Timbers 2 on September 11, 2022.

Prior to his time with MNUFC Academy and MNUFC2, the forward played for Minneapolis City Soccer Club of USL2 and NPSL where he made 20 appearances in 2022, scoring 15 goals and providing four assists. In high school, the Lakeville South High School graduate notably earned 2021 East Metro High School Boys Player of the Year honors and was also named a 2021 Mr. Soccer Minnesota Finalist.

TRANSACTION: Minnesota United signs MNUFC2 forward Loïc Mesanvi to a Short-Term Agreement.

Loïc Mesanvi
Pronunciation: loo-eek meh-sahn-vee
Position: Forward
Date of birth: 10/6/2003 (20 years old)
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 129 lbs.
Birthplace: Lome, Togo
Hometown: Lakeville, Minnesota