The Montreal Impact exercices options for ten players

MONTREAL – The Montreal Impact announced on Friday that it has exercised options for ten players on its roster.

The Impact has exercised options for goalkeepers Clément Diop, James Pantemis and Jonathan Sirois, defender Karifa Yao, midfielders Clément Bayiha, Mathieu Choinière, Tomas Giraldo and Amar Sejdic, as well as forwards Romell Quioto and Mason Toye.

Earlier this season, the Impact had also announced loan extensions from Bologna FC for defender Luis Binks and midfielder Lassi Lappalainen, until December 31, 2021.

Defenders Zachary Brault-Guillard, Rudy Camacho, Keesean Ferdinand, Mustafa Kizza and Joel Waterman, midfielders Emanuel Maciel, Samuel Piette, Ballou Tabla and Victor Wanyama, as well as forward Maximiliano Urruti, are all under contract for next season.

The club will not exercise its option for midfielders Bojan, Steeven Saba and Shamit Shome, as well for forward Anthony Jackson-Hamel.

Defenders Rod Fanni, Jukka Raitala and Jorge Corrales' contracts will end in 2020, as well as midfielder Orji Okwonkwo's loan. 

The Impact will be back on the pitch on December 15 or 16, for the second leg of the Concacaf Champions League quarter final against CD Olimpia, from Honduras, in Orlando, Florida. Semifinals will take place on December 19, and the final on December 22.