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Carolina Core FC SIGN Derek Cuevas

HIGH POINT, N.C. (March 11, 2024) - Carolina Core FC today announced that the club has signed midfielder Derek Cuevas to a contract for the 2024 season.


Cuevas, 20, joins the club after spending the previous season with the FC Barcelona U20 team in Spain The native Spaniard looks to forward his development with Carolina Core FC in its inaugural season.

“Derek comes to us from Barcelona. He’s a midfielder that’s very good on the ball and quick,” said Head Coach Roy Lassiter. “He has good vision and we feel his skill sets and ability will fit in well with the team.”

The Barcelona local joins CCFC, in its inaugural season, bringing a high-level of playing experience with him. Cuevas is very gifted dribbler with a high level of ability to find the right pass and get into dangerous positions.

“We look forward to seeing his progress throughout the year,” 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