Victor Arboleda, T2 vs. OC, 8.14.16
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Timbers sign T2 winger Victor Arboleda to short-term agreement

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers have signed T2 winger Victor Arboleda to a short-term agreement ahead of their 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League match against Deportivo Saprissa at Providence Park on Wednesday, Oct. 19, it was announced today.

In his first season with T2, Arboleda, 20, appeared in 25 USL games (20 starts), tallying four goals and one assist. Earlier this season, Arboleda was named to the USL’s 20 Under 20 list, ranking 20th in his first USL season as one of the top young players in the league.

MLS clubs may sign players from their USL affiliate to short-term agreements (up to four-day contracts) for Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, Amway Canadian Championship, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and exhibition matches. An MLS club may sign a player to a maximum of four short-term agreements each season (maximum of 16 days).

Playing their final group-stage match of the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, the Timbers will face Deportivo Saprissa at Providence Park on Wednesday, Oct. 19, beginning at 7 p.m. (Pacific). Wednesday’s match will feature a live stream in English on CONCACAF’s Facebook page with a tape-delayed broadcast on Univision Deportes Network.

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