Kansas City Current Announces Roster Changes Kansas City Current

Kansas City Current Announces Roster Changes

KANSAS CITY (Dec. 21, 2021) – The Kansas City Current has placed defenders Katie Bowen and Michelle Maemone on waivers and bought out the contract of forward Mariana Larroquette today. Teams have until the Waiver Claim Period closes today at 5 p.m. CT to add Bowen and Maemone to their rosters before all players become Discovery eligible.

Bowen was one of seven players who returned to Kansas City this season after having played with FC Kansas City and then the Utah Royals. Originally drafted out of the University of North Carolina by FCKC in 2016, the New Zealand native has played in 89 career NWSL games with 71 starts. 

Maemone, originally drafted by the Utah Royals in 2019, was one of 22 players assigned to the Kansas City Roster shortly after the team was announced. Maemone was in the Starting XI for Kansas City’s first Challenge Cup match in Portland on April 9 and appeared in nine matches for the team during the 2021 Challenge Cup and Regular Season.

Larroquette was Kansas City’s first international signing on Dec. 22, 2020. The Argentine national played 19 games this season, starting in eight. 

KANSAS CITY CURRENT Founded in December 2020, the Kansas City Current is led by the ownership group of Angie Long, Chris Long and Brittany Matthews.  The team competes in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and played its first season in 2021.  The Kansas City Current announced plans for the first stadium purpose-built for an NWSL team with expected completion in 2024.  The team will play in 2022 at Children’s Mercy Park. For more information, visit KansasCityCurrent.com.



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