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Haitian forward, Christiano François, on trial with New York

The former Maryland and DC United forward currently plays in the Portuguese Second Division and according to his twitter is currently training with the Red Bulls.

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It appears there is another player in camp these days. According to his own Twitter, Haitian forward Christiano François is currently training with the New York Red Bulls.

François moved to the U.S. in 2010 after the historic earthquake ravaged his home country Haiti. In America, he attended St. Benedict's Prep in Newark before going on to play college soccer at the University of Maryland. After two years at Maryland, François left to take up a professional career, in part due to academic issues. The player signed a contract with MLS but did so too late to enter the Super Draft. Instead of being allocated via weighted lottery, the forward was made available in the waiver draft and was later selected by D.C. United.

He played one year at DC, mainly on loan to the Richmond Kickers, before moving on to SC Vila Real in 2015.

A one-time Haitian national team call-up, François currently plays at Felgueiras 1932 in the Portuguese Second Division, having featured 26 times for his team this year, scoring three goals. He has also recently featured alongside Derrick Etienne with Haiti's U23 team in their unsuccessful Olympic qualifying run.

It is unclear if François is in camp with the first team or New York Red Bulls II. However, with the back-up at forward on the first team and the strict nature of MLS roster rules, it is reasonable to guess this training stint is with the USL side.