Nijkamp remains confident he can find ‘the right players’

FC Cincinnati general manager Gerard Nijkamp continues his roster build amid challenges of a global pandemic. Photo provided by FC Cincinnati. FC Cincinnati general manager Gerard Nijkamp recognizes there are now time pressures with the league announcing an April starting date this week, but he continues to preach patience as he and his staff try

Behind scenes: FC Cincy set for draft

FC Cincinnati scouting director Hunter Freeman (right) heads up the club's draft preparation. Photo courtesy of FC Cincinnati Hunter Freeman was with the under-20 national team during the 2005 Major League Soccer SuperDraft, watching it on television when the Colorado Rapids selected him seventh overall. It was just as big of a deal to him

FC Cincy selects top-rated forward in draft

FC Cincinnati had a chance to address their needs on offense with the top-rated forward in the MLS Super Draft. Even after the consensus No. 1 overall pick fell, FCC didn’t stray off course. The Orange and Blue selected Wake Forest sophomore forward Calvin Harris, and projected top pick Philip Mayaka, a midfielder out of