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FC Tucson Signs Goalkeeper Rafael Guerrero For The 2019 Season

By FC Tucson Communications , 06/12/19, 9:00AM MST

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Tucson-native most recently played for Crossfire Premier Developmental Academy in Washington.

TUCSON, Ariz. (June 12, 2019) — FC Tucson announced today it had signed goalkeeper Rafael Guerrero for the 2019 USL League One season pending league and federation approval. Per club policy, the details of the contract will not be released.

“I am so grateful for the incredible opportunity to sign with FC Tucson,” Guerrero said. “As a kid being born and raised throughout the Tucson soccer community, I’m very proud to have the chance to be back home and play the sport that I love. I thank Coach Sawatzky as well as all of my youth coaches for developing and believing in me.” 

Guerrero most recently played for Crossfire Premier Developmental Academy in Redmond, Washington. Prior to that, the 17-year-old goalkeeper spent time in the Real Salt Lake Development Academy, logging 17 career starts.

With the addition of Guerrero, FC Tucson’s roster now stands at 23 players for the 2019 USL League One season. 

About FC Tucson  

FC Tucson, established in 2010, is participating in its first-ever professional season in USL League 1. In 2012, FC Tucson was named the USL League 2 Rookie Franchise of the Year. To stay up to date on the club, check out the team’s website at www.fctucson.com. You can also visit the team’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FCTUCSON and follow all of the news related to FC Tucson on Twitter at www.twitter.com/FCTucson.  

About USL League One 

USL League One is shaping the future of the game in the United States, uniting passionate fans in new markets with the thrill of a proven professional soccer experience. League One submitted its sanctioning application to the U.S. Soccer Federation on Aug. 14. South Georgia Tormenta FC, FC Tucson, Greenville Triumph SC, Forward Madison FC, Chattanooga Red Wolves SC, Toronto FC II, Orlando City B, Lansing Ignite FC, North Texas SC and the Richmond Kickers have been revealed as teams set to compete in the inaugural 2019 season. 

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