ORLANDO, Fla. (July 13, 2022) – Orlando City SC has signed goalkeeper Javier Otero to a short-term contract from Orlando City B, it was announced today. Otero is set to be available for Wednesday’s midweek matchup as the Lions take on the Colorado Rapids in a 9 p.m. ET kickoff.

This marks Otero’s second stint of the campaign with the First Team, having signed a short-term contract last month with the Major League Soccer side. A product of the Orlando City Academy, Otero signed an MLS NEXT Pro contract ahead of the 2022 season, having appeared in 11 matches for Orlando City B this year, leading the league with 61 saves.

Transaction: Orlando City signs goalkeeper Javier Otero to a short-term contract.

Name: Javier Otero

Number: 50

Position: Goalkeeper

Height: 6-5

Born: Nov. 18, 2002 in Cumana, Venezuela

Hometown: Cumana, Venezuela

Citizenship: ESP/VEN