ORLANDO, Fla. (June 15, 2016) – Orlando City SC has signed Orlando City B (OCB) midfielder Tony Rocha to a Short Term Agreement ahead of tonight’s fourth-round U.S. Open Cup match against the Jacksonville Armada FC. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET at Southern Oak Stadium.
MLS clubs may sign players from their USL affiliate to Short Term Agreements (up to four-day contracts) for CONCACAF Champions League, AMWAY Canadian Championship, U.S. Open Cup and exhibition matches. An MLS club may sign a player to a maximum of four short-term agreements each season (maximum of 16 days).
Rocha has featured in 12 of 13 games with OCB this campaign, notching one assist. The 22-year-old midfielder also registered impressive performances in numerous appearances during the Orlando City SC preseason this year.