Toronto FC II announced Thursday that the club has signed forward Shaan Hundal to a USL contract. As per club and league policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Since being called up in April, Shaan has faced every challenge head on displaying qualities that we are looking for in a young professional,” said Toronto FC II Head Coach Jason Bent. “We are pleased to add another graduate from the Kia Toronto FC Academy to our roster and watch him continue his development.”
Hundal, 17, has appeared in 24 matches, registering five goals, one assist and logging 1534 minutes this season for Toronto FC II. He was originally added to the TFC II player pool from the Kia Toronto FC Academy Senior team on April 7, 2016. He made his professional debut for Toronto FC II on April 9, 2016 against FC Montreal.
Hundal becomes the 11th player from the Academy to sign a professional contract with Toronto FC II since the team’s inception in 2015. He originally joined the Kia Toronto FC Academy in May 2014 after previously playing with Brampton Youth Soccer Club. Hundal was also a member of the U-14 and U-15 Ontario Soccer Association Provincial Program.
TRANSACTION: Toronto FC II signed forward Shaan Hundal to a USL contract on Thursday September 1, 2016
Birthdate: July 14, 1999
Birthplace: Brampton, ON
Last Club: Kia Toronto FC Senior Academy Team
How Acquired: Signed with Toronto FC II on September 1, 2016
Pronunciation: “SH-AWN HUN-DAL”