VICTORIA, BC – Pacific Football Club announced on Monday that the club will not exercise contract options on five players ahead of the 2020 season.
The club confirmed it will not offer a new contract to goalkeeper Mark Village, defenders Hendrik Starostzik, Ryan McCurdy, Emile Legault and winger Jose Hernandez. On-loan defender Blake Smith will return to FC Cincinnati and midfielder David Norman Jr. will travel to join Inter Miami FC.
“These decisions are never easy to make, each player has been integral to making history on the Island and in this country,” added Pacific FC CEO Rob Friend. “We want to thank each of the players who are moving on and wish them all the very best.”
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ABOUT PACIFIC FOOTBALL CLUB
Founded in 2018, Pacific Football Club brings professional football to Vancouver Island. Playing out of a renovated, 6000-seat Westhills Stadium in Langford, the club provides an outlet for Canadian soccer players to compete at the professional level of the sport on home soil. Fans can enjoy the fast-paced, thrilling atmosphere of a Pacific FC game by purchasing tickets at www.pacificfc.ca.