The Impact acquires international roster spot

Zarek Valentin vs Toronto FC

MONTREAL – The Montreal Impact announced on Tuesday the acquisition of an international roster spot for the 2016 season from the Portland Timbers in return for American defender Zarek Valentin. 

The Impact now has nine international spots on its roster for 2016.

The team, which will start its training camp on January 26, will kick off its season on March 6 against the Whitecaps FC, at BC Place, in Vancouver, at 5:30pm ET (RDS, TSN) and will then play its home opener on Saturday March 12, at the Olympic Stadium against the regular season defending champions New York Red Bulls.

2016 season tickets are still available at the same price as 2015, starting at $339 at 514-328-3668 or