Whitecaps acquire centre back Ranko Veselinovic from Serbia's FK Vojvodina

The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER — Centre back Ranko Veselinovic was acquired by the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday, using allocation money for a one-year loan, with an option to purchase.

Vancouver gets Veselinovic from Serbian SuperLiga club FK Vojvodina.

The 20-year-old Veselinovic will occupy an international roster spot and will join the team for pre-season camp pending receipt of his international transfer certificate, medical, work permit, and visa.

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Veselinovic was FK Vojvodina's captain, making 59 league appearances for the team, as well as five appearances in the Serbian Cup.

He's also represented Serbia at the under-16 through under-21 levels.

 

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 9, 2020.

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