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HIGH POINT, N.C. (February 6, 2024) - Carolina Core FC today announced that the club has signed midfielder Carlos Diaz to a contract for the 2024 season.


Diaz, 19, joins the club after spending the previous season with the Houston Dynamo U20s. The Colombia native looks to continue his development with Carolina Core FC in its inaugural season.

“Carlos Mario is an inverted winger that can play on both sides of the pitch. He's very crafty and loves to take on players 1v1,” said Head Coach Roy Lassiter. “Playing as a box-to-box player, Diaz has high energy and will help the team a lot.”

The Colombian midfielder hopes to make an instant impact and bring his versatility to the squad. Diaz is a significant addition, as he's able to serve in multiple positions throughout the midfield.

“We look forward to Carlos Mario's contribution and what he will bring to the table for the team, that will also help him get to his next level,” remarked Lassiter.

ABOUT Carolina Core FC  

Founded in 2022, Carolina Core FC is an independent professional men’s soccer club that will begin play in MLS NEXT Pro in 2024. The club’s local owners are dedicated to community development through its on-field and off-field activities. Carolina Core FC has diligently worked behind the scenes to build together its experienced executive staff, including High Point Native, Eddie Pope as the Chief Sporting Officer. Eddie is a former U.S. Men’s National Team, MLS legend and USSF Hall of Famer. #CCFC will play its home matches in High Point, N.C. at Truist Point, the $38 million stadium located in the revitalized downtown social district. Supporters can join the club by securing a season seat and ordering Carolina Core FC merchandise at