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Toronto FC re-sign defender Chris Mavinga

Toronto FC announced Thursday that the club has re-signed defender Chris Mavinga to a multi-year contract extension.

“From the moment he joined Toronto FC, Chris has made a significant positive impact for our club and was an important figure in our success last season in winning the treble,” said Toronto FC General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko. “We are pleased to extend his contract and ensure he will remain a part of our club as we open our title defences this season.”

Mavinga, 26, has made three appearances (two starts) in four matches this season for Toronto FC. Last season, Mavinga made 34 combined appearances and added two assists across all competitions (MLS league, MLS Cup Playoffs and Canadian Championship). He played a key role in TFC setting a club record with 13 clean sheets in the regular season.

TRANSACTION: Toronto FC has signed French-DR Congolese defender Chris Mavinga.



Position: Defender

Height: 6’1

Weight:  172 lbs

Birthdate: May 26, 1991 (Age – 26)

Birth Place: Meaux, France

Hometown: Meaux, France

Nationality: French- DR Congo

Last Club: Toronto FC

How Acquired: Re-signed with Toronto FC on Thursday, March 8

Pronunciation: “MAV-ING-AH”