MBFC Add 3 DMV-based Players to 2022 Roster

Elijah Amo, Brandon Clegg, and Bernardo Majano sign on for 2022 NISA Season
Published Jan 11, 2022

January 11, 2021 (Boyds, MD) - Maryland Bobcats FC have inked Forward Elijah Amo, Defender Brandon Clegg, and Midfielder Bernardo Majano to contracts for the 2022 National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) season.

Amo, from Lothian, MD, played with Bethesda Soccer Club/Academy from the age of 10 to 18 where he then moved on to play at the University of Louisville for 4 years. While at Louisville, he was a part of the 2018 ACC Championship team and was named a Third Team All-ACC player in 2021.

Clegg, a Woodbridge, VA native at 6' 2", played 4 years at James Madison University where he started 62 games over the course of his career. His collegiate career saw him earn Third Team All-CAA honors as a Junior and Second Team All-CAA honors as a Senior, where he played 1,656 minutes. Clegg signed with Detroit City FC in 2020, where he made his professional debut against the Michigan Stars, starting and playing all 90 minutes. Most recently, Clegg has captained Nova FC and is currently a youth coach with PWSI.

Majano, from Woodbridge, VA, comes to the club with a wealth of experience. His youth career started with Team America Soccer Club based in Springfield, VA before playing for the DC United Academy. He moved on to Louisburg College in North Carolina while also being called up to the El Salvador Under-20 National Team. He started his professional career with Santa Tecla FC in El Salvador before most recently playing with Michigan Stars FC in NISA. Majano also participated in the Under-20 FIFA World Cup with El Salvador in 2013, hosted in Turkey.

"These three signings indicate what the coaching staff and the club are looking to build for 2022 and beyond," said club Vice President Evan Raimist. "Elijah, Brandon, and Bernardo are guys we are really excited to bring and think they can immediately have a big impact. I'm excited to get them into camp with the rest of our guys and kick off what I hope is a big 2022."