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LAFC Has 5 Players Leave For International Competitions

Black & Gold Holding Firm With Solid Grip On 1st

Ken MIknuk and the famous "Olly" are shown together at the conclusion of their customary pre-game "Falcon's Flight" inside the Banc of California Stadium. In what has to be one of the best fan and crowd enhancing experiences ever created, they can be seen each time LAFC has a home match. The MLS is currently on an International break due to many of its players departing to play for their national teams abroad. LAFC returns to the pitch on June 18th in a road game against the Seattle Sounders. Photo: Javier Perez, East L.A. Sports Scene

(East Los Angeles, CA) June 9, 2022 [From The Editor’s Desk]:  To all of our LAFC followers, the “Black & Gold” have authorized five of their rostered players to join their National teams for competition associated with upcoming International matches. They are scheduled to return to the team for their match on Saturday, 6/18, when they travel to face the Seattle Sounders.

The break gives everyone across the MLS, pause to reflect on the current standings of the League, and Black & Gold fans are extremely happy to see their favorite team all alone on top of the Western Conference standings, with a (9W-3L-2D = 29 points) record. Trailing behind them are Dallas in 2nd, Real Salt Lake in 3rd, and Austin FC in 4th place. Here is the recent announcement made by the Club’s Communications Staff.


 During this short break in the MLS schedule, Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) will return to training at the Performance Center Located on the Campus of Cal State LA 

During the FIFA international break, LAFC has five players that have been called up to represent their senior national teams: Kellyn Acosta (USA), Doneil Henry (Canada), Max Crépeau (Canada), José Cifuentes (Ecuador), and Diego Palacios (Ecuador).

Three LAFC players have been called up to join Mexico’s U-20 squad: Christian Torres, Tony Leone and Nathan Ordaz.

LAFC returns to action on-the-road when they face the Seattle Sounders on Saturday, June 18h at 12:00 PM|PT at Lumen Field. [To Watch on TV]: ABC, ESPN Deportes (SPA); [To Listen on Radio]: 710 AM ESPN & KFWB 980 AM La Mera Mera.)       

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