New MLS franchise Los Angeles FC have selected Sporting Kansas City forward Latif Blessing in the second round of the 2017 MLS Expansion Draft on Tuesday.
The former Liberty Professionals forward joined Sporting Kansas City in 2017 season and quickly established himself as a key member of the side recording six goals and two assists in 31 appearances across all competitions.
He most notably scored in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final as Sporting KC defeated the New York Red Bulls.
Blessing becomes the 10th all-time Sporting KC player to be selected in an MLS Expansion Draft.
The MLS is set to be expanded to 23 teams at the beginning of the 2018 season.