Dante Campbell has signed a professional contract with Toronto FC III. This contract also makes the defender eligible to play for Toronto FC II.
“We are excited to sign another Academy player to a professional contract. This will allow Dante to continue his growth and development in a professional environment,” said Toronto FC II Head Coach Jason Bent. “He has represented both the Toronto FC Academy and Canadian youth National team at multiple tournaments and we are excited to see if the player can make further strides over the next 18 months.
Campbell, 18, has appeared in four matches, starting in two while logging 210 minutes this season for Toronto FC II as a call up from the Toronto FC Academy team. He made his professional debut for Toronto FC II as a substitute on July 31, 2016, against Bethlehem Steel FC.
Campbell joined the TFC Academy at the age of 13. He has represented the Academy at numerous international tournaments including the 69th Viareggio Cup with Toronto FC III.
He recently represented Canada at the 2017 CONCACAF Men's Under-20 Championship in San José, Costa Rica. Campbell also represented Canada at the 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Under-17 Championship in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.