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Energy FC Signs Defender Zachary Ellis-Hayden

By Tyler Vaughn, 12/18/19, 8:45AM CST


OKLAHOMA CITY – Energy FC have signed defender Zachary Ellis-Hayden, pending league and federation approval, Head Coach John Pascarella announced today. Ellis-Hayden joins OKC from USL Championship side Fresno FC.

Ellis-Hayden, a 27-year-old from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, made 50 appearances for Fresno FC from 2018-2019. Prior to his time in Fresno, he played with USL League Two side K-W United FC, SC Waterloo B of the Canadian Soccer League Second Division and USL League One’s Orlando City B.

“Zach’s a kid I was actually scouting for Minnesota United,” said Pascarella. “He’s a good right sided player that can get up and down the line. He’s athletic, good on the ball and someone I’ve liked and tracked for a while now. He’s an energetic guy that the fans will enjoy watching play.”

Ellis-Hayden is the 10th player under contract for the 2020 season. He joins:

Goalkeepers: Cody Laurendi

Defenders: Atiba Harris, Kyle Hyland, Nicolas Taravel

Midfielders: Arun Basuljevic, Jonathan Brown, Rafael Garcia

Forwards: Cordell Cato, Omar Gordon        

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