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Sacramento Signs Polish Playmaker Formella

By USLChampionship.com Staff, 07/18/19, 4:14PM EDT

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Former U-21 international joins club after successful start to career in homeland


Polish forward Dariusz Formella has joined Sacramento Republic FC, bringing experience from his country's U-21 National Team and UEFA Champions League Qualifying.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento Republic FC announced on Thursday the signing of attacker Dariusz Formella to a USL Championship contract for the 2019 season with a club option for 2020, pending league and federation approval.

“Dariusz is a dynamic, offensive player that will bolster our attack right away,” said Republic FC General Manager Todd Dunivant. “He brings several years of high-level European experience to our team and we look forward to his arrival in Sacramento.” 

Formella joins Republic FC after spending the past seven years in Poland’s first division, where he won a league title and two Polish SuperCups with Lech Poznan, as well as the Polish Cup with Arka Gdynia.

The 23-year-old winger, who can also play centrally in the attack, has experience playing in the UEFA Europa League and in UEFA Champions League Qualifiers, recording 10 appearances between the two competitions with Lech Poznan. 

Born in Gdynia, Poland, Formella has represented his native country at the youth national team level, most recently with Poland’s U-21 Men’s National Team.

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