Diop, Mohammed, Bolma, headline prime choices at 2023 MLS Draft

For the second-consecutive yr, Charlotte FC made the No. 1 total decide with the second-year franchise deciding on one of many prime collegiate prospects in Wednesday’s 2023 MLS Draft.

Clemson College defender Hamady Diop grew to become the newest younger expertise to affix the Charlotte FC ranks because the Technology Adidas signing bid farewell to the NCAA. Charlotte FC acquired the No. 1 decide in a commerce with 2023 growth aspect St Louis CITY SC, in alternate for $400,000 in Common Allocation Cash.

Diop, a standout for the 2021 School Cup winners, earned Second-Group All-ACC honors after in every of the previous two seasons with the Tigers.

4 of the highest 5 choices in Wednesday’s first spherical had been Technology Adidas signings. Orlando Metropolis chosen Duke College ahead Shakur Mohammed with the No. 2 decide whereas New Hampshire’s Moise Bambito went to the Colorado Rapids at No. 3.

College of Maryland midfielder Joshua Bolma was chosen by the New England Revolution at No. 4. J.C. Ngando rounded out the highest 5 after being chosen by the Vancouver Whitecaps. St Louis CITY SC’s first decide got here at No. 9 total with Creighton’s Owen O’Malley heading to Bradley Carnell’s squad.

There have been trades galore as groups used allocation cash to maneuver round and soar as much as choose gamers they coveted.

Here’s a rundown of all of Wednesday’s Draft Day trades:

  • Charlotte FC acquired the No. 1 total decide from St Louis CITY SC in alternate for $400,000 in GAM and the No. 20 total decide.
  • Orlando Metropolis acquired the No. 2 total decide from D.C. United in alternate for defender Ruan.
  • New England Revolution acquired the No. 4 total decide from the San Jose Earthquakes in alternate for the No. 10 total decide and $250,000 in GAM.
  • The Vancouver Whitecaps acquired the No. 5 total decide from the Houston Dynamo in alternate for the No. 13 total decide and $225,000 in GAM.
  • Actual Salt Lake acquired the No. 7 total decide from Atlanta United in alternate for $175,000 in GAM.
  • St Louis CITY SC acquired the No. 9 total decide from the Seattle Sounders in alternate for the No. 59 total decide and $175,000 in GAM.
  • Charlotte FC acquired the No. 12 total decide from the Colorado Rapids in alternate for GAM.
  • Austin FC acquired the No. 13 total decide from the Houston Dynamo in alternate for the No. 27 total decide and GAM.
  • Austin FC acquired the No. 20 from St Louis CITY SC in alternate for GAM.
  • Actual Salt Lake acquired the No. 25 total decide from CF Montreal as a part of the Aaron Herrera commerce earlier within the day.
  • The Columbus Crew acquired the No. 27 total decide from the Houston Dynamo in alternate for $50,000 in GAM.

Listed here are all of the choices of the 2023 MLS Draft:

2023 MLS Draft

First Round

1. Charlotte FC — Hamady Diop, Clemson, Defender
2. Orlando Metropolis — Shakur Mohammed, Duke, Ahead
3. Colorado Rapids — Moise Bambito, New Hampshire, Defender
4. New England Revolution — Joshua Bolma, Maryland, Midfielder
5. Vancouver Whitecaps — J.C. Ngando, UNC-Greensboro, Midfielder
6. Orlando Metropolis — Duncan Maguire, Creighton, Ahead
7. Actual Salt Lake — Ilijah Paul, Washington, Ahead
8. Sporting KC — Stephen Afrifa, Florida Worldwide, Ahead
9. St Louis CITY SC — Owen O’Malley, Creighton, Midfielder
10. San Jose Earthquakes — Daniel Munie, Indiana, Defender
11. Nashville SC — Joey Skinner, Clemson, Defender
12. Charlotte FC — Patrick Agyemang, Rhode Island, Ahead
13. Austin FC — CJ Fodrey, San Diego State, Ahead
14. Columbus Crew — Maxi Arfsten, San Jose Earthquakes II, Ahead
15. Portland Timbers — Noel Caliskan, Loyola Marymount, Midfielder
16. Actual Salt Lake — Bertin Jacquesson, Pittsburgh, Ahead
17. Orlando Metropolis — Abdi Salim, Syracuse, Defender
18. Inter Miami — Cole Jensen, Xavier, Goalkeeper
19. Minnesota United — Ryen Jiba, Union Omaha, Defender
20. Austin FC— Valentin Noel, Pittsburgh, Midfielder
21. New York Pink Bulls — Elian Haddock, Yale, Goalkeeper
22. FC Cincinnati— Joey Akpunonu, Bowling Inexperienced, Defender
23. L.A. Galaxy— Gino Vivi, Central Florida, Ahead
24. FC Dallas — Herbert Endeley, Indiana, Ahead
25. Actual Salt Lake — Emeka Eneli, Cornell, Ahead
26. New York Metropolis FC — Malcolm Johnston, Maryland, Defender
27. Columbus Crew —Xavier Zengue, Dayton, Defender
28. Philadelphia Union – Holden Trent, Excessive Level, Goalkeeper
29. Vancouver Whitecaps – Levonte Johnson, Syracuse, Ahead

Second Spherical

30. St Louis CITY SC — John Klein, Saint Louis, Midfielder
31. D.C. United— Ben Stitz, Penn, Midfielder
32. Toronto FC — Jalen Watson, Penn State, Defender
33. San Jose Earthquakes — Liam Butts, Penn State, Ahead
34. Houston Dynamo — Isaiah Reid, Clemson, Defender
35. Nashville SC — Sean Suber, Charlotte, Defender
36. Atlanta United — Tyler Younger, Campbell, Midfielder-Ahead
37. Sporting KC —Christopher Rindov, Maryland, Defender
38. Seattle Sounders — Eythor Bjorgolfsson, Kentucky, Ahead
39. New England Revolution — Victor Souza, Boston School, Defender
40. Charlotte FC— Nick Scardina, Washington, Ahead
41. Colorado Rapids — Oliver Semmle, Marshall, Goalkeeper
42. Vancouver Whitecaps — Daniel Nimick, Western Michigan, Defender
43. Columbus Crew — Clay Holstad, Kentucky, Midfielder
44. Portland Timbers — Ryan Bilichuk, Elon, Goalkeeper
45. Actual Salt Lake — Amferny Sinclair, Syracuse, Midfielder
46. Orlando Metropolis — Luis Grassow, Kentucky, Defender
47. Inter Miami — Bachir Ndiaye, North Carolina, Midfielder
48. Minnesota United — Emmanuel Iwe, Minnesota United II, Ahead
49. Nashville SC— Alex Meinhard, Tulsa, Ahead
50. New York Pink Bulls — Ethan Conley, North Carolina, Defender
51. FC Cincinnati — Hunter Morse, Western Michigan, Goalkeeper
52. L.A. Galaxy — Russell Shealy, Syracuse, Goalkeeper
53. FC Dallas— Ryan Wittenbrink, Indiana, Midfielder
54. CF Montreal— Milo Garvanian, North Carolina, Defender
55. New York Metropolis FC — Braudilio Rodrigues, Franklin Pierce, Ahead
56. Austin FC – Jackson Walti – Pittsburgh, Midfielder
57. Philadelphia Union – Stefan Stojanovic, Philadelphia Union II, Ahead
58. LAFC – Jassem Koleilat, New Hampshire, Goalkeeper

Third Spherical

59. Seattle Sounders — Blake Bowen, San Diego State, Defender
60. D.C. United —  Aidan Rocha, Georgetown, Midfielder
61. Toronto FC — Charlie Sharp, Western Michigan, Ahead
62. San Jose Earthquakes —Hunter George, Maryland, Midfielder
63. Houston Dynamo — Frantz Pierrot, UCONN, Ahead
64. Chicago Fireplace — Noah Egan, Vermont, Defender
65. Nashville SC — Makel Rasheed, Xavier, Defender.
66. New York Metropolis FC — Matthew Myers, Rutgers, Ahead
67. Chicago Fireplace— Billy Hency, Loyola Marymount, Midfielder
68. New England Revolution — Andreas Ueland, Virginia, Defender
69. Charlotte FC— Andrew Privett, Penn State, Midfielder
70. Colorado Rapids — PASS
71. Vancouver Whitecaps — Buster Sjoberg, Syracuse, Defender
72. Austin FC — Salvatore Mazzaferro, South Florida, Defender
73. Portland Timbers — Jaden Jones-Riley, Dayton, Defender
74. Actual Salt Lake — Moses Mensah, Campbell, Defender
75. CF Montreal — Ousman Jabang, Mercer, Defender
76. Chicago Fireplace — Wilmer Cabrera Jr., Butler, Midfielder
77. L.A. Galaxy — PASS
78. Nashville SC — Rory O’Driscoll, New Hampshire, Midfielder
79. New York Pink Bulls — Amos ShapiroThompson, Boston School, Midfielder
80. FC Cincinnati — London Aghedo, Air Power, Defender
81. L.A. Galaxy — PASS
82. FC Dallas — Kameron Lacey, UNC-Charlotte, Ahead
83. CF Montreal — Nick Christoffersen, Penn, Goalkeeper
84. Nashville SC— Lyam MacKinnon, Villanova, Ahead
85. Portland Timbers — Tyler Clegg, James Madison, Defender
86. Philadelphia Union – PASS
87. LAFC – Noah Dollenmayer, Cal State San Bernardino, Defender
88. Portland Timbers – PASS