Trending: York 9 FC signs St. Kitts & Nevis international defender Justin Springer
By: Staff Writer
TORONTO — St. Kitts & Nevis defender Justin Springer is York 9FC first internationally capped signing.
The 25-year-old Springer, who was born in Burlington, Ontario now calls Guelph home. Springer has won 10 caps for St. Kitts & Nevis, where his father was born.
A former Vaughan Azzurri defender, Springer was a five-time OUA all-star at the University of Guelph.
According to Nanaimo News York 9 head coach Jimmy Brennan said in a statement:
He’s an international and he’ll be going through qualifying now for the Gold Cup. He’s a big unit, but very agile, considering.
“We love his athleticism … He likes to be physical. He is a good signing for us. We watched him quite closely at Vaughan. He kept getting better and better.”
The Canadian Premier League team also added Canadian midfielder Emilio Estevez and fullback Morey Doner to its roster.