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Loudoun United signs Senegalese forward Pape Amadou Wane

By Staff, 05/02/24, 12:43PM EDT


18-year-old joins club after featuring for Universite Club de Thies U20s in Senegal’s second division

LEESBURG, Va. – Loudoun United FC announced on Thursday the club had signed forward Pape Amadou Wane to a one-year contract with an option for the 2025 season. Wane will be available for selection in Loudoun’s contest against Detroit City FC this Saturday at Segra Field.

The 18-year-old Senegal native joins United having most recently been the leading scorer for the Universite Club de Thies U20 team. The Universite Club de Thies first team participates in the Senegal Ligue 2 division. Wane has additionally participated in the Senegalese Youth National Team program for his respective age groups.

“We are excited to welcome Pape to Loudoun. He is an explosive, dynamic young attacking piece who we think will help create a lot of goals for us,” said Loudoun Head Coach Ryan Martin. “He has the ability to take on defenders 1 v 1 off the dribble or run in behind off the pass. He comes from an exceptionally strong academy, and I look forward to working with him.”

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