Toronto FC sign third goalkeeper ahead of MLS is Back Tournament

“Kevin worked hard and performed well while at TFC 2,” Toronto FC GM Ali Curtis said in a statement. “He has a great attitude and will develop in the first team with Quentin and Alex.”

A native of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania who played collegially for UCLA and Rutgers, Silva was also loaned out to Raith Rovers from the Scottish Third Division.

Toronto FC was due to charter to Florida on Friday for the World Cup tournament taking place July 8th-August 11th at Disney’s Wide World of Sports in the Orlando area.

Toronto opens against DC United on July 10th.

Toronto coach Greg Vanney said Thursday he was taking 29 players to the tournament. Nigerian striker Ifunanyachi Achara, the 30th man in the squad, is due to undergo knee surgery on Tuesday and is out of the season.

The MLS has been idle since the game was suspended on March 12, two weeks after the season started, due to the global pandemic.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on July 3, 2020.

The Canadian press

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