Argentine forward Ignacio Bailone recorded three goals and three assists for San Antonio FC in the 2020 season, and has now returned to the club for the remainder of the current campaign. | Photo courtesy Darren Abate / San Antonio FC
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio FC announced on Wednesday the club had signed forward Ignacio Bailone for the 2022 season, pending league and federation approval. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
A native of Argentina, Bailone appeared in all 17 matches for SAFC during the abbreviated 2020 USL Championship season season. In 657 minutes of action, Bailone scored three goals and tallied three assists to help the side finish top of its group as it advanced to the USL Championship Playoffs.
“We are pleased to welcome back Ignacio to the team. He provides an additional attacking presence with a cultured left foot,” said Head Coach Alen Marcina. “Ignacio is fully committed to the Team Identity standards which allow for accelerated integration with his new teammates. We are excited to see his connection and contribution to the team."
Last season, Bailone appeared in 10 matches for HNK Šibenik of the Croatian First Football League.