PITTSBURGH (December 3, 2018) – Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC has announced it has sold the playing rights of Christiano François to Ottawa Fury FC for an undisclosed amount, pending USL and USSF approval.
François started 28 of his 32 games played for 2,488 minutes with the Hounds during the 2018 campaign. As an attacking midfielder, he posted four goals, five assists and 13 points on 46 shots.
The Cabaret, Haiti native played his second season under Bob Lilley in 2018, as he also competed under the head coach with the Rochester Rhinos in 2017. Originally, François had his 2019 option picked up by the Hounds on Nov. 13.
After this transaction, the Hounds have 11 players under contract for the 2019 season.
Roster breakdown for 2019 season
Forwards (1): Neco Brett
Midfielders (5): Mouhamed Dabo, Kenardo Forbes, Noah Franke, Kevin Kerr, Thomas Vancaeyezeele
Defenders (4): Tobi Adewole, Jordan Dover, Joe Greenspan, Ryan James
Goalkeepers (1): Kyle Morton