With yesterday medical evaluations and first training camp day at Sylvan Lake Park. Orlando City marks the start of a new season.
The Lions begin to get ready for the upcoming challenges as new signings come to the facilities to meet Kreis and his staff. However, RJ Allen will be directed again by Kreis after he coached Allen back in 2015 at New York City FC.
“I think whenever you have a relationship and know what the coach’s expectations are and how they go about their every-day business, it definitely helps in the transition process,” Allen told Pro Soccer USA
On the other hand, José Villarreal joins the team with a positive mindset after being two times winner of the MLS Cup and hopes to win another with Orlando City. "That's the main goal for us, try to win a championship. You never hope to win the first game only. We're trying to make it to the end" said Villarreal to the official Orlando City’s page.
In addition, last MLS season’s top assister Sacha Kljestan, sensational promise Josue Colmán and Offensive Player of The Year Chris Mueller join training camp to set things up looking forward to pre-season matches and Lions main tournaments.
Cam Lindley,goalkeeper Adam Grinwis and Stéfano Pinho also join Kreis squad yesterday morning.