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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution II announced today that the club has signed midfielders Ben Awashie and Nakye Greenidge-Duncan to MLS NEXT Pro professional contracts ahead of the 2023 season.

Awashie, 24, signs from Grand Canyon University where he recorded 1,029 minutes played across 12 appearances in 2022. The Ghana native transferred to GCU from the University of Connecticut, notching three goals and five assists in 25 total appearances with the Huskies from 2019-2021. The midfielder was named to the American Conference All-Rookie Team after his freshman season in 2019.

Greenige-Duncan, 19, joins New England after beginning his professional career with Toronto FC II, recording three goals and one assist through 14 appearances in MLS NEXT Pro last season. The midfielder joined Toronto FC Academy in 2015 and signed his first contract in April 2021, making his professional debut in a USL League One match on Oct. 1, 2021 vs. North Carolina FC.

For all Revolution II news and updates throughout the offseason, visit revolutionsoccer.net/revolutionii.

TRANSACTIONS: New England Revolution II signed midfielders Ben Awashie and Nakye Greenidge-Duncan to MLS NEXT Pro professional contracts, pending league and federation approval, and receipt of their ITCs, on January 6, 2023.

BEN AWASHIE
Pronunciation:
UH-wash-EE
Position: Midfielder
Date of Birth: 10/4/1998 (24)
Hometown: Volta Region, Ghana
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 155
How Acquired: Signed by Revolution II to an MLS NEXT Pro professional contract, pending league and federation approval, and receipt of his ITC, on January 6, 2023.

NAKYE GREENIDGE-DUNCAN
Pronunciation:
nuh-KYE
Position: Midfielder
Date of Birth: 4/22/2003 (19)
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 150
How Acquired: Signed by Revolution II to an MLS NEXT Pro professional contract, pending league and federation approval, and receipt of his ITC, on January 6, 2023.