Whitecaps FC sign WFC2 forward Cyprian Kachwele to third MLS short-term agreement

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VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced on Tuesday that the club has signed Whitecaps FC 2 (WFC2) forward Cyprian Kachwele to an MLS short-term agreement for the club's TELUS Canadian Championship quarterfinal second leg against Cavalry FC at BC Place.

This marks the third time Kachwele has been signed to an MLS short-term agreement, having signed his first agreement earlier this month for the first leg against Cavalry and making his first team debut as a second half substitute in the match. His second agreement saw him make his MLS debut off the bench in the 'Caps MLS regular season away match against Colorado Rapids on May 15.

Whitecaps FC forward Cyprian Kachwele

  • Leads WFC2 in goals this season with four
  • Participated in Whitecaps FC preseason in Marbella, Spain
  • Named to Tanzania's roster for the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations

Kachwele, 19, has started six of his nine appearances in his first season with WFC2. The Tanzanian forward leads the team in goals with four and was part of the first team's preseason training camp in Marbella, Spain earlier this year.

Prior to joining WFC2, Kachwele played for Tanzanian side Azam FC, splitting time between the first team and the U-20 side.

At the international level, Kachwele was part of Tanzania's roster for the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations.

TRANSACTION: On May 21, 2024, Whitecaps FC sign forward Cyprian Kachwele to an MLS short-term agreement.

Cyprian Kachwele
Position: Forward
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150 pounds
Date of Birth: February 15, 2005, in Shinyanga, Tanzania
Hometown: Shinyanga, Tanzania
Citizenship: Tanzania
Status: International
Previous club: Azam FC
Instagram: @cypi58