Transaction tracker: TFC makes 2 trades before transfer window closes
Toronto FC acquired forward CJ Sapong from Nashville SC in exchange for defender Lukas MacNaughton and General Allocation Money.
The transaction tracker at TFC Republic is a special feature where we will list all the roster additions and cuts, trades, signings and re-signings, and transfers made by Toronto FC, and examine what each move means for the club moving forward.
It's a great way to keep tabs on what Toronto FC is doing and how it's building its roster, as we look at each transaction in a bit of detail.
April 25, 2023: Toronto trades for Sapong, Mabika
Toronto FC acquired forward CJ Sapong from Nashville SC in exchange for defender Lukas MacNaughton. Nashville also receives a guaranteed $125,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) in 2024 and up to $75,000 in conditional GAM in 2025.
In a separate trade move, TFC acquired defender Aimé Mabika from Inter Miami CF. In exchange, Toronto sent $100,000 in GAM in 2024 to Miami. As part of the trade, Miami will also receive up to an additional $100,000 in conditional GAM and will retain a 25 per cent sell-on percentage for Mabika.
Both moves were completed before the MLS primary transfer window closed on Monday.
Quick analysis: Something had to give for a Toronto FC side that has struggled to get offensive production out of its No. 9s this season.