Austin, TX (March 6, 2020) Austin Bold FC is excited to announce it has received forward Ema Twumasi on loan from Major League Soccer club FC Dallas for the 2020 USL Championship season pending league and federation approval.
Twumasi, 22, spent the second half of the 2019 season on loan with Austin Bold FC. The forward played 20 matches for Head Coach Marcelo Serrano and tallied four goals in 1,528 minutes. He was an integral member of the squad that helped The Bold reach the USL Championship Playoffs in their inaugural season.
Ema Twumasi is part of the Right to Dream Academy along with fellow FC Dallas teammate Francis Atuahene, Philadelphia Union midfielder David Accam, Philadelphia Union defender Josh Yaro, Columbus Crew midfielder Mohammad Abu and LA Galaxy’s Emmanuel Boateng. The Right to Dream Academy, based in Atimpoku, Ghana, creates opportunities for African youth players by focusing on teamwork, community service, and academics through soccer.
Austin Bold FC 2020 Roster as of March 6, 2020:
GOALKEEPER (2): Ryan Thompson, Diego Restrepo
DEFENDERS (9): Edson Braafheid, Brecc Evans, Fabien Garcia, Ismaila Jome, Amobi Okugo, Sean McFarlane, Josue Soto, Jermaine Taylor, Jorge Troncoso
MIDFIELDERS (4): Xavier Baez, Thomas de Villardi, Sonny Guadarrama, Valeri Saramutin
FORWARDS (6): Roberto Avila, Billy Forbes, Andre Lima, Kleber Giacomazzi, Kris Tyrpak, Ema Twumasi.
Join the Bold family in 2020 with an Austin Bold FC Season Ticket Membership. Each Season Ticket Member receives a limited-edition autographed ball from World Cup champion Rose Lavelle, a 2020 Austin Bold FC scarf, and other perks. Visit www.austinboldfc.com/seasontickets or call (512) 872-8700.