As of Monday, Sporting Kansas Metropolis can flip it as much as 11.
With the signing of 19-year-old middle again Kaveh Rad as a homegrown participant, Sporting KC now has 11 homegrown gamers on its present roster — tops in Main League Soccer. The middle again is the 16th homegrown participant to maneuver up from the Sporting Kansas Metropolis Academy total.
Rad signed a two-year MLS contract by means of 2022 with choices for 2023 and 2024.
Rad has began 34 of 38 matches for Sporting Kansas Metropolis II within the USL Championship over the past two seasons. He busted out in 2019, signing an novice academy contract and making 22 USL Championship appearances. Rad featured in all 16 matches for Sporting KC II throughout a shortened 2020 marketing campaign, main the workforce in minutes (1,260) and passes (871) whereas beginning in 4 of the membership’s 5 wins.
Rad, a local of North Carolina, began three of 4 preseason appearances with the primary workforce in Arizona.
Rad’s twin brother Jahon is beneath contract with Sporting KC II.
Rad joins Grayson Barber, Gianluca Busio, Ozzie Cisneros, Cam Duke, Tyler Freeman, Wilson Harris, Felipe Hernandez, Jaylin Lindsey, Daniel Salloi and Brooks Thompson as academy merchandise on Sporting’s roster.