D.C. United's acclaimed Academy program has produced another player worthy of a roster slot.
After signing goalkeeper Bill Hamid last year, D.C. has now added midfielder/forward Andy Najar to its senior team, signing the 17-year-old D.C. United Academy product to a Generation adidas contract.
“We are thrilled to have developed and signed our second home grown player from our youth Academy,” said D.C. United general manager Dave Kasper. “Andy is a very talented player who possesses excellent technical and tactical abilities. Andy has shown us that he is ready to contribute first team minutes and we are excited about his future.”
The signing comes after Najar enjoyed an impressive pre-season with the club. A native of Honduras, Najar will join Hamid in taking up the team's two Academy Graduate roster slots.