Home Soccer-Major League Soccer Maitane López inks two-year cope with Gotham FC – Equalizer Soccer

Maitane López inks two-year cope with Gotham FC – Equalizer Soccer

Maitane López inks two-year cope with Gotham FC – Equalizer Soccer


NJ/NY Gotham FC has signed Spanish worldwide midfielder Maitane López to a two-year contract via 2024 with an possibility 12 months. López most lately performed with Membership Atlético de Madrid Féminas in Liga F, the Primera División de la Liga de Fútbol Femenino. She spoke completely with The Equalizer about her transfer from Spain to the Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League.

“For me, it has been a dream since I used to be younger to play overseas, particularly in america,” López informed The Equalizer. “It’s a dream and it’s one of the best metropolis on the planet. It’s simply an honor to be right here and to play for Gotham.”

López has performed for 11 seasons in Liga F and scored 42 objectives throughout a number of competitions and groups. Now, she is setting her websites on additional profession development with Gotham.

“After I spoke with coach Juan Carlos Amorós, he informed me how town, the workforce, the gamers, and the workers have been wonderful,” López defined. “I couldn’t wait to return right here.”

López is most within the distinction in gameplay between america and Europe. She believes the elevated physicality and caliber of gamers all through the NWSL are key to serving to her enhance her sport.

“In Spain, it’s extra technical than bodily, so for me it is a new problem,” she defined. “I feel I’ll study quite a bit from my teammates and it’ll make my sport extra full.”

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As López prepares to affix Gotham, she seems ahead to having an impression on the workforce in no matter approach she will be able to. “I can play in quite a lot of completely different locations on the pitch,” she stated. “If I can play in my regular place as a six, it’s a pleasure, however Juan Carlos is aware of he can put me the place ever he needs on the sector and I’ll do my finest and provides 100% of myself to the workforce.”

For Gotham FC basic supervisor Yael Averbuch West, López’s signing provides one other robust, skilled roster to the squad. “Maitane López is a participant with robust technical means and worldwide expertise who shall be a implausible addition to workforce,” Averbuch West stated within the workforce’s launch.

López shall be out there for Gotham FC at Sunday’s match in opposition to the Portland Thorns.



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