Jacksonville Armada FC Youth Academy is excited to share another player success story.
David Mejia will join the Atlanta United FC U17 Development Academy next season.
Having participated with the Armada FC Youth Academy DA program for the last two seasons, David is following his dreams to play professional by moving on to Atlanta United FC. David will join fellow Armada Youth academy player, Garrison Tubbs, in Atlanta for next years US Soccer’s Development Academy season.
“I am so glad to have landed at Armada. The coaches were supportive and challenged me everyday to continue growing as a player. I made great friends and met some wonderful families. This opportunity to play at Atlanta United is a very exciting one and I am honored that they believe in me. I will continue to work hard everyday to get to the next level and achieve my dreams.”
- David Mejia.
David joins a list of former Armada Academy players the last two years to move onto MLS and foreign professional academies:
Owen Guske - Portland Timbers FC
Garrison Tubbs - Atlanta United FC
Wilfredo Rivera - Orlando City FC
Kyle Linge - FC Carl Zeiss Jena (Germany)
Damien Iamarino - Chievo Verona (Italy)
David Mejia - Atlanta United FC