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L.A. Wolves FCs Donovan Praslin Selected to Nicaraguan Youth Under-19 National Team

L.A. Wolves FC Fullback Moving to FC Malaga City Academy in Spain This Fall
Published Jun 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 – Los Angeles – L.A. Wolves FC is excited to announce that Donovan Praslin has been selected to Nicaragua's Youth Under-19 National Team.

Praslin, a U.S.-born dual national, solidified a starting spot at fullback with L.A. Wolves FC Reserve Team during the UPSL 2019 Spring Season. He will play for the Nicaragua Youth Under-19 National Team in a series of friendlies scheduled for this Fall.

L.A. Wolves FC President Yan Skwara said, "Congratulations to Donovan on being chosen by the Nicaragua Under-19s. Everyone knows that it's an honor to represent your country, and Donovan has the rare talent that will allow him to do that. It was exciting to see him wear the L.A. Wolves FC badge this season, and we wish him the very best of luck in his footballing career."

Praslin, 16, is a native of Diamond Bar (Calif.) and currently is a senior at Claremont (Calif.) High School. He recently played for Covina (Calif.)-based L.A. Surf SC at the prestigious Iber Cup in Spain, and previously won the Gothia Cup in Sweden playing for Dallas Texans SC.

L.A. Wolves FC Fullback Donovan Praslin said, "With all the experiences that I've already had, I just want to take the next step and I think I'm ready for it. I'd like to thank L.A. Wolves FC and for the opportunity to play for L.A. Wolves during the Spring Season. It was a great experience and I wish the Wolves the best of success."

Praslin was part of the U.S. Club Soccer's Nike ID2 Camp, and has been a member of the U.S. Olympic Development Program. He was recently selected by Nicaragua's Youth National Team for a Round of 16 Game at the 2019 CONCACAF Championships at IMG Academy in Bradenton (Fla.) in May.

Next, Praslin will attend FC Malaga City Academy in Almunecar, Spain, training at the club's elite football academy beginning Aug. 1.

L.A. Wolves FC

L.A. Wolves FC is an American Soccer club based in Los Angeles, California. We are named after the Los Angeles Wolves, who played in the United Soccer Association in 1967 and the North American Soccer League in 1968.

L.A. Wolves FC are a charter member for the UPSL (United Premier Soccer League) and has qualified for the First Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three consecutive years (2016-'18). The club also manages a reserve squad and oversees L.A. Wolves FC Youth Soccer Program.

In addition, L.A. Wolves FC participates in the qualifying round for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup through their affiliation and membership with the UPSL, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

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