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Energy FC re-signs Daniel Gonzalez for the 2017 season

The Washington native returns to OKC for another season.

Photo courtesy Steven Christy / OKC Energy FC

The Oklahoma City Energy FC has announced that midfielder Daniel Gonzalez has re-signed with the club for the upcoming 2017 USL season.

In two years, the 24-year-old Washington native has played a total of 50 matches for the USL side, scoring four goals and providing three assists at the midfield position.

Energy FC head coach Jimmy Nielsen commented on the resigning, stating that he has high expectations for the Mexican-American professional.

“Gonzalez is one of the most versatile players on the team,” remarked Nielsen. “We always know that he can perform at any position we ask him to play. I think that he is ready to take the next step in his development. I have high expectations for him this season.”

Gonzalez joined the OKC Energy in 2015 after a successful stint with the NPSL club Kitsap Pumas, where he helped assist the Washington State-based club to a PDL Western Conference Championship in 2014 -Gonzalez played a total of four matches.

The 24-year-old joins teammates Danni Konig, Coady Andrews, and Kyle Hyland as the Energy’s fourth player to officially sign for the upcoming year.

Gonzalez provided a statement on his return, saying that the “Energy FC has a good vision, and I'm looking forward to another great season with the club."