Lonestar alumni and product joins the Austin FC roster for the upcoming season.
Congratulations to former player and alumni, Kekuta Manneh, for signing with Austin FC! Kekuta becomes the 23rd player on the Austin FC roster, and the first Lonestar player to feature for Austin's first professional sports team.
“I am excited to join Austin FC and can’t wait to give everything I have for the Club and for this city,” commented Manneh. “This city gave me everything when I first arrived in this country, and I cannot wait to come back.”
After arriving from Gambia, Kekuta joined the '94 Lonestar USSF Academy team and also appeared for Austin Aztex. Since then, Kekuta has plied his trade at New England Revolution, FC Cincinnati, Columbus Crew, and Vancouver Whitecaps. After gaining US citizenship in 2017, Kekuta was called up for the US Men's National Team Camp.
Congratulations and welcome home Kekuta! We are so proud of you!
Image courtesy of Austin FC
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