MONTREAL – CF Montréal announced Wednesday that defender Ousman Jabang signed his first professional contract with the Club, a one-year deal for the 2023 season, with three option years in 2024, 2025 and 2026.
“Ousman showed great things during the preseason, which allowed him to earn a contract,” said CF Montréal Sporting Director Olivier Renard. “We are confident that he still has a lot of room for improvement in the future. We officially welcome him to the group."
The 21-year-old was CF Montréal’s third-round pick (75th overall) in the 2023 MLS SuperDraft. The Georgia native played 18 games and 1,525 minutes during the 2022 NCAA season. The defender started all games he featured in during the last two seasons for a total of 36 matches. He had his best season in 2021 with four goals and seven assists.
Jabang had been training with CF Montréal’s first team since the beginning of training camp, including participating in the team's preseason matches.
Transaction: Ousman Jabang signs his first professional contract with CF Montréal through the 2023 season, with three option years in 2024, 2025 and 2026.
Position : Defender
Height : 6’2
Weight : 162 lbs
Date of birth : March 29, 2001
Place of birth : McDonough, Georgia
Citizenship: United States
Last club: Mercer University
Acquired: March 1, 2023