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Colorado Rapids Loan Clint Irwin & Kofi Opare To Switchbacks FC

By Cody Costra, 03/15/19, 11:30AM MDT


Colorado Springs, CO (March 15, 2018) – The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC announced today the club has signed Clint Irwin & Kofi Opare on loan from the Colorado Rapids, pending USL Championship, MLS, and USSF approval. The duo will return to the Colorado Rapids immediately following Saturday's game.

Irwin spent three seasons with the Colorado Rapids (2013-2015) before joining Toronto FC for the next three seasons (2016-2018) and playing a crucial role in TFC's 2016 playoff run. The experienced goalkeeper joined Colorado again in December after playing 121 games in Major League Soccer.


Name: Clint Irwin
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 195 lbs
Date of Birth: 4/1/1989
Age: 29
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

Opare joined the Colorado Rapids in February after spending five seasons at D.C. United where he made 62 starts in 65 appearances, scoring three goals and adding an assist. 


Name: Kofi Opare
Pronunciation: CO-fee   oh-PAR-ee
Position: Defender
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 190 lbs
Date of Birth: 10/12/1990
Age: 28
Hometown: Niagara Falls, Ontario


In addition to these moves, Andre Rawls has been recalled by the Colorado Rapids.

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