January 13, 2017
RIGHT TO BE NO. 1
Minnesota United selects UCLA forward Abu Danladi
LOS ANGELES -- Minnesota United FC selected UCLA forward Abu Danladi with the No. 1 pick in the MLS SuperDraft Friday.
Danladi, 21, graduated from Ghana’s Right to Dream program, moving to the U.S. to play for Dunn High School (2013-14 Gatorade National Player of the Year) and the Santa Barbara Strikers. Danladi, from Takoradi, Ghana, scored seven goals in 11 games (eight starts) last year, his season limited by injuries. Danladi totaled 18 goals in 42 games in three seasons with the Bruins.