A day after the news broke that Amado Guevara was about to sign with Honduran club CD Motagua, TFC
confirmed that they were indeed releasing the midfielder. Along with Guevara, two players who were
touted as rising stars of the future when they were signed, Pablo Vitti and Lesly Fellinga, were
Nothing like a little late evening news. Toronto FC has announced the signing of defender Lesly
The 23-year old Haitian defender had been rumored to sign with the club for a number of weeks
now. It may not be a big name that most would want to see this club sign but adding some defensive
cover is definitely needed with this bunch.
"Yes, we've got Fellinga – it is, Sexual Healing-a" Okay, that may be the worst chant of
all time but big kudos to anyone who is heard singing it on Saturday. That's right fans of Haitian
International football, 23 year old Lesly Fellinga has signed with Toronto FC with the club
officially announcing the move today.
Steve Goff, from the Soccer Insider, is reporting that we are closing in on a deal for Haitian
international left-back Lesly Fellinga. The 23 year-old has been capped 4 times by Haiti, and for
me, would be a welcome addition to a very weak Toronto FC defense.
If we do sign Fellinga, we will have back up for Jim Brennan at left-back, and that gives us the
potential to put Jimmy B at centre half, where he played quite well for us in year one (but that
year sucked, so it's really hard to say.
Fellinga last played with former club of Michael Bradley, SC Heerenveen.
Toronto FC looks to be making some moves to bolster their squad.
First from the UK, Toronto FC appears set to bring in a young left back:
One player who will be in the squad, but who is not expected to feature at the start of the season,
is young left-back Nathan Rolph, who has been awarded a scholarship by Canadian side Toronto FC and
who is due to fly out on September 6.