OKLAHOMA CITY – Energy FC has acquired midfielder Irakoze Donasiyano on loan from Nashville SC of Major League Soccer the club announced today.
Donasiyano, the No. 20 overall pick in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft, signed for Nashville SC on April 28, making one appearance this season. At the collegiate level, Donasiyano played four seasons at the University of Virginia, appearing in 64 matches, and was a teammate of former Energy FC academy and U23 player Daryl Dike from 2018-19. He also appeared for USL League Two side Daytona Rush SC in 2019.
“I’m very excited because it’s a great opportunity to showcase myself as a player with a very good team,” said Donasiyano. “I’m going to bring a lot of energy [laughs], keep learning and keeping work to better my game each and every day. I love to attack and move the ball forward quickly but I also love to defend and get stuck into tackles – anything that can help the team.”
Donasiyano will wear the No. 12 and will be available for selection for Saturday’s away match at Indy Eleven, which kicks off at 6 p.m. CT and can be streamed live on ESPN+. As always, the official watch party is at Social Capital in downtown Oklahoma City.
The Greens return home on Sunday, August 22 for the club’s annual Supporters Night, presented by First Fidelity Bank. The match will feature activations to honor Energy FC’s loyal and passionate fanbase and include promotions such as $2 PBR beer, a clear bag giveaway and other special food offers. More information can be found at energyfc.com/august22.
The full season schedule can be viewed at energyfc.com/2021-schedule.