New York Red Bulls II have bolstered their defensive corps by inking Colombian defender Juan Castillo to a USL Championship contract, pending federation and league approval, the team has reported today.
The Tumaco, Colombia native has featured for Colombian Youth National Teams starting with the U-17’s and most recently appearing for the U-20’s.
“We are really excited to add a player that has Juan Castillo’s potential,” NYRB II Head Coach John Wolyniec said. “We look forward to working with a player that has a lot of the qualities that we admire in young players.”
“I feel very glad for this opportunity with New York Red Bulls II,” Castillo said. “I cannot wait to start the season and be part of this amazing organization.”
Castillo, 18, most recently played for Millonarios FC U-20 in Copa Libertadores U-20.