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Carolina Core FC SIGN Johnny Bazaes

HIGH POINT, N.C. (February 14, 2024) - Carolina Core FC today announced that the club has signed forward Johnny Bazaes to a contract for the 2024 season.


Bazaes, 21, joins the club after spending the previous season with the Albion SD. The Chilean native looks to continue his development with Carolina Core FC in its inaugural season.

“Johnny comes from California and can play as a forward or winger on the left or right side,” said Head Coach Roy Lassiter. “He loves to attack players 1v1, and he has a good shot to score a lot of goals.”

The New York local joins CCFC, in its inaugural season, hoping to make an instant contribution. Bazaes is skillful, with the ability to contribute both offensively and defensively to help the team.

“We know Johnny will fit into our system well, and we look forward to seeing his development 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