Atlanta United 2 midfielder Jay Fortune has signed a deal to change into Atlanta United’s fifteenth homegrown participant, efficient subsequent season, the group introduced lately.
Fortune turns into the second one participant that includes for the membership’s USL facet to enroll in on HGP offers subsequent season along defender Noah Cobb.
Fortune, 19, was once referred to as up and made his debut for Trinidad and Tobago’s senior nationwide group ultimate 12 months, and featured in every other pleasant for the nationwide facet in 2022. He’s performed in 14 of Atlanta United 2’s 21 USL video games this season.
Grimy South Football’s resident Academy/homegrown professional Gray Gowder wrote this about Fortune ultimate 12 months:
“The midfielder has a CONCACAF long run forward of him as already a adolescence global for Trinidad and Tobago and now a senior group participant after receiving his first call-up in opposition to the United States Males’s Nationwide Workforce. Fortune performed neatly in his midfield pairings with Reilly in 2020 however was once no longer been in a position to win constant begins over the extra skilled Baboucarr Njie for a typical function. Now with Njie departed from the group and Fortune coming into his 2nd 12 months with the USL roster, Fortune has an opportunity to make a powerful influence for the brand new training group of workers.”
Congratulations to Jay for the accomplishment and we stay up for seeing you at the box!