D.C. United Officially Signs Jamaican Forward, 2017 USL MVP Dane Kelly

Washington, DC – D.C. United has signed Jamaican international forward Dane Kelly from Indian club Pune FC via a free transfer.

Playing for expansion club Reno 1868 FC, Kelly scored 18 goals in 27 appearances, making him a key part of an attack that scored a USL record 75 regular season goals. To go with his MVP and Golden Boot trophies, Kelly was named to the USL’s All-League team for the third time in his seven seasons.

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Before joining Reno, Kelly spent five seasons with the Charleston Battery, scoring 41 goals in 93 appearances before spending one injury-blighted season with the Swope Park Rangers in 2016.

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Kelly, who is a Green Card holder will join the lineup as a domestic player. In January, Kelly scored a 4th minute goal as the Reggae Boyz held South Korea to a 2-2 friendly draw.


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