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Hartford Athletic acquires Justin Haak on loan from NYCFC

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford Athletic announced Wednesday that the club acquired 18-year-old midfielder Justin Haak on loan from NYCFC. 

Haak, from Brooklyn, NY, was promoted to NYCFC in 2019 as the club’s third homegrown player after being part of NYCFC’s first-ever Academy team in 2015. He played three matches for NYCFC in 2019 and was also a part of the club’s U.S. Open Cup run.

He was also a member of the U.S. Under-18 squad that won the International Youth Tournament of Vaclav Jezek in the Czech Republic. 

Related: Hartford Athletic back in win column with 2-1 win over Loudoun United

The club announced that Haak will be available for selection for this Saturday’s match at Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC. That match will be live on WCTX at 7 p.m. Saturday, as well as streaming live on WTNH.com.

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