Oakland Roots 2023 Offseason Tracker

Here’s an updated list of all of Oakland Roots offseason news and transactions.

Current Roster:

  • Roots sign Trinidad and Tobago defender Neveal Hackshaw. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots sign El Salvador defender Bryan Tamacas. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots sign Colombian striker Anuar Peláez. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots sign midfielder Irakoze Donasiyano. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots sign 17-year-old CB Drew Murray. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots sign 17-year-old CDM Ethan Kohler. (Team site)
  • Roots re-sign veteran midfielder Joseph Nane. (Twitter)
  • Roots sign English & Sierra Leone LB Kevin Wright. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots re-sign CB Emrah Klimenta. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots re-sign CB Tarek Morad. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots sign midfielder Daniel Gomez from Project 51O. (Team site)
  • Roots re-sign CF Johnny Rodriguez. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots sign midfielder Ryan Her. (Team site)
  • Roots sign Jamaican midfielder Trayvone Reid. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots sign midfielder Napo Matsoso. (RootsBlog)
  • Roots exercise options on Memo Diaz, Lindo Mfeka, and Edgardo Rito. (Team site)
  • Roots re-sign GK Paul Blanchette to one-year extension. (Team site)
  • Taylor Bailey, Darek Formella, and Wolfgang Prentice return on current deals. (Team site)

Goal Keepers (2): Taylor Bailey, Paul Blanchette.

Defenders (9): Danny Barbir, Memo Diaz, Neveal Hackshaw, Emrah Klimenta, Tarek Morad, Drew Murray, Edgardo Rito, Bryan Tamacas, Kevin Wright.

Midfielders: (9) Irakoze Donasiyano, Daniel Gomez, Ryan Her, Ethan Kohler, Napo Matsoso, Lindo Mfeka, Joseph Nane, Wolfgang Prentice, Trayvone Reid.

Forwards (3): Darek Formella, Anuar Peláez, Johnny Rodriguez.

International Slots:

  1. Darek Formella (Poland)
  2. Neveal Hackshaw (Trinidad and Tobago)
  3. Anuar Peláez (Colombia)
  4. Trayvone Reid (Jamaica)
  5. Edgardo Rito (Venezuela)
  6. Bryan Tamacas (El Salvador)
  7. Kevin Wright (England, Sierra Leone)

Two more international slots available for Oakland Roots.

Roster Departures:

  • Matías Fissore signs with Atlético de Rafaela. (Twitter)
  • Alejandro Fuenmayor signs with Phoenix Rising. (Twitter)
  • Juan Carlos Azocar signs with San Antonio FC. (Twitter)
  • Roots transfer Charlie Dennis to Tampa Bay Rowdies. (Twitter)
  • Jose Hernandez signs with Phoenix Rising. (Twitter)
  • Ottar Magnus Karlsson and Mikael Johnsen return to Venezia from loan. (Team site)
  • Max Ornstil retires from playing career due to injury. (Confirmed)
  • Chuy Enriquez and Max Ornstil declined contract options. (Team site)

Coaching Staff Moves:

  • Roots name full technical staff. (Team site)
  • Project 51O hires Dannylo Ayllon as head coach, also named Roots’ second assistant. (Team site)
  • Roots officially hire Noah Delgado as head coach. (RootsBlog)

Head coach Noah Delgado, first assistant Gavin Glinton, goalkeeper coach Peter Davis, technical director Jordan Ferrell, director of player personnel Nana Attakora, VP of soccer Eric Yamamoto, national scout Mikey Hannon.

Stadium Development:

  • JPA February 17 meeting, notes from Oakland Roots’ Lindsay Barenz & Lydia Tan. (RootsBlog)
  • Oakland Roots announce they’ve finalized interim stadium locations to Alameda Point and Malibu Lot. (Team site)

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