Hartford Athletic announced the signing of Danny Barrera (Thousand Oaks, CA) for the rest of the season today, pending league and federation approval. Barrera, a 29 year-old midfielder who was born in Colombia, has totaled 97 career USL Championship appearances. Barrera played for Sacramento Republic FC from 2015-2017 and continued his career in the Championship with Fresno FC in 2018.
He made 62 appearances scoring 6 goals during his time with Sacramento. Barrera, who is the Sacramento Republic all-time leader in assists, was also named Captain of the Club.
Prior to his professional career, Barrera made multiple appearances with the United States U17 and U18 teams. Barrera attended UC-Santa Barbara for 3 seasons where he scored 10 goals and notched 22 assists in 66 matches.
Barrera will be available for selection on Sunday at 3 PM when Hartford Athletic hosts Nashville SC. For tickets click here and use the promo code HAFDAY for a Buy One Get One Free ticket offer!