Abu Danladi named Number 1 pick in MLS Superdraft

Abu Danladi named top pick MLS draft

Right to Dream graduate Abu Danladi has been named the number 1 pick in 2017’s MLS Superdraft. Chosen by new expansion team Minnesota United FC, Danladi follows in the footsteps of fellow graduate Ema Boateng who was last year the number 2 pick.

Carrying significant prestige, the top pick signifies Danladi as the hottest new prospect in the league. After winning the Gatorade National Player of the Year award in 2014 and scoring 18 goals in 42 games for his college side UCLA, the 21-year-old striker is sure to set the league alight come March.

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