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New England Revolution II Sign Midfielder Noble Okello

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March 16, 2023 – MLS NEXT Pro (MLS NEXT Pro)New England Revolution II News Release

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution II have signed midfielder Noble Okello ahead of the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season. Okello, 22, joins New England’s second team after spending the 2023 preseason on trial with the club. The midfielder has 23 MLS appearances over four seasons, all with Toronto FC, and has been capped twice on the international level for his native Canada.

Okello originally signed as a Homegrown Player with Toronto FC on Jan. 22, 2019 after joining the club’s Academy in 2013. Prior to inking an MLS contract, Okello spent time playing with Toronto FC II in the USL Championship and also earned an invitation to train in Germany with the VfL Wolfsburg Under-19 squad. The midfielder made his first-team debut on Aug. 14, 2019 in the Canadian Championship, and earned his first MLS appearance on July 21, 2020 against New England in the ‘MLS is Back’ Tournament. On the international stage, Okello has made two appearances for the Canada Men’s National Team and has featured 12 times at various youth levels.

Okello becomes the 16th professional player to join the club’s MLS NEXT Pro roster ahead of the 2023 season. The complete schedule for the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season will be available soon. For all Revolution II news and updates throughout preseason, visit revolutionsoccer.net/revolutionii.

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TRANSACTION: New England Revolution II sign midfielder Noble Okello to an MLS NEXT Pro professional contract on March 16, 2023.


Spent the 2023 preseason on trial with New England’s first team before signing an MLS Next Pro contract with Revolution II.

Owns 23 MLS appearances, including 14 starts, since signing with Toronto FC as a Homegrown Player in 2019.


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