Storylines | OCB vs. North Texas

Storylines | OCB vs. North Texas

No Time for Games 

Brazilian goalkeeper Juliano Chade made his debut with Orlando City B when it hosted Tormenta FC for its third game of the season. Chade is a product of Orlando City SC’s partner club, Clube Atlético Paranaense (CAP). After securing their first draw of the season, Chade was nominated for Save of the Week (Week 3) recording five saves and completing 52 of 63 passes. He was awarded this accolade following his first time dressing in purple. 

Back in Action 

Defender Matheus Martins Silva recorded his first minutes with Orlando City B when he appeared in the starting lineup against Forward Madison. Silva has previously played in the USL with Reno 1868 and Swope Park Rangers. He has also seen minutes in Major League Soccer with the San Jose Earthquakes. Silva was named on the USL’s Team of the Week for Week 4 for winning 10 of 14 duels, completing 49 of 62 passes and making seven recoveries. 

International Arrival 

Going into the fifth week of the season, Orlando City B has a complete roster accounted for at Montverde Academy. Canadian defender Brandon John was the last to arrive for the team. John arrived at Montverde Academy just in time to watch his teammates face Forward Madison. He is recovering from a previous injury with a clearance date that is currently unknown.  John has previous experience playing in the USL with the Seattle Sounders 2. 

Con Todo 

Goalkeeper Juliano Chade is third among the USL for saves, while forward Ates Diouf is ranked second in shots (12) and defender Nathan Simeon is ranked second for passes (252). Koby Osei-Wusu leads the Lions in goals (2) and Ates Diouf follows with one goal this season. Midfielder Jose Quintero and forward William Bagrou lead with one assist each.