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LAFC Sign Bajung Darboe To A Homegrown Contract

LAFC Acquire Darboe’s Homegrown From Minnesota United

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LAFC has signed midfielder Bajung Darboe as a Homegrown Player to a four-year contract through the end of the 2026 season with a club option for 2027. LAFC acquired Darboe’s homegrown priority from Minnesota United in exchange for $50,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) in 2024. Minnesota United will retain a sell-on percentage.  

“Darboe is a talented young player with a bright future,” LAFC Co-President and GM John Thorrington said. “We are excited to welcome him to LAFC and are excited to see him fulfill his potential.”

Darboe previously played for Philadelphia Union II of MLS NEXT Pro, making 15 appearances (nine starts) in 2022. A native of The Gambia, Darboe is from Madison, WI and has appeared in two friendlies for the United States U-17 team.

TRANSACTION: LAFC sign Bajung Darboe as a Homegrown Player to a four-year contract through the end of the 2026 season with a club option for 2027. LAFC acquired Darboe’s homegrown priority from Minnesota United in exchange for $50,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) in 2024.

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