Latif Blessing signs contract extension with LAFC

Latif Blessing signs contract extension with LAFC
Ghanaian forward Latif Blessing. Image credit/source:

by Helder Ribiero

Wednesday Aug 07, 2019. 13:00

Ghanaian forward Latif Blessing has signed a new contract with Major League Soccer side Los Angeles FC which runs until 2022.

The 22-year-old has been with LAFC since 2018 and has made over 50 competitive appearances for the MLS side.

“I know I speak for fans and staff alike that Latif has won everyone over with his infectious energy play, and he is well-deserving of his new contract,” said EVP & General Manager John Thorrington.

“His game continues to grow, and we know he will play an integral part in the Club’s success on and off the field moving forward.”

Blessing is one of three LAFC players that has seen action in every match across all competitions this season.

In his second campaign with the Black & Gold, Blessing has started 19 of the 23 MLS matches he’s appeared in, tallying three goals and five assists in 1,792 minutes.

His three strikes have come against Montreal Impact, Portland Timbers and New England Revolution.

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