CARY, N.C. (August 1, 2023) – North Carolina FC announces today the signing of forward Nathan Ntalu through the 2024 season. The 24-year-old joins NCFC full time after several weeks as a trialist.
The Frenchman comes to the United States with experience in the Northern Premier League in England. Ntalu played in France at Fives Osc a local club, until the age of 17, when he made the switch to the semi pro level. He appeared with Ashton United Football Club in Manchester England in the 2021/2022 season.
Ntalu then came to the states to play collegiately for NAIA Spring Arbor University. He started in 15 of the 16 matches he appeared in and accumulated 9 goals and 2 assists in the 2022 season. Ntalu spent the summer of 2022 with Lansing City of USL League Two, appearing in six games with two goals and one assist.
“My experience at NCFC has been good so far, we have a nice group of guys with good quality and a good environment that allow players to progress. I’m excited to put my ability in the club services and my plan for the future is just to progress and help the club/team to win as many games as possible and trophies possible.” Says Nathan Ntalu
“I am excited to add Nathan to our roster at North Carolina FC. He has shown well while on trial and will be a great addition to our forward line.” Says Head Coach John Bradford
Nathan Ntalu will be the 7th forward added to the NCFC roster alongside Oalex Anderson, Rafa Mentzingen, Shak Adams, Garrett McLaughlin, Marvin Mariche, and Preston Popp.