FC Cincinnati continued building its roster for 2019 by making five selections in Tuesday’s MLS Expansion Draft. The draft began at 2 p.m. ET. Watch a replay of the league’s live broadcast above.
Clubs not exempt from the draft released their lists of unprotected players Monday. Anyone from those lists could have been selected by FC Cincinnati, but teams can only lose one player. The five teams — Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City, San Jose Earthquakes, Columbus Crew SC and Toronto FC — who had players selected by LAFC in last year’s expansion draft were exempt. Here are more details of the expansion draft rules, and a breakdown of the players Cincinnati selected.
FC Cincinnati Expansion Draft picks:
1. Darren Mattocks, DC United
2. Kei Kamara, Vancouver Whitecaps — traded to colorado for international slot
3. Roland Lamah, FC Dallas
4. Eric Alexander, Houston Dynamo
5. Hassan Ndam, New York Red Bulls