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B19 Emelec's Yaya Bakayoko Named to Allstate HS All-American Team

By MSC, 02/03/19, 11:30AM EST

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Talented midfielder one of the top players in the USA

Of the 250 boys and girls selected nationwide, 80 will qualify for the All-America Cup during 2019 MLS All-Star Orlando this summer.

Yaya, a multi year standout at Martin Luther King Educational Campus and one of the  top 150 high school juniors in the nation will graduate in 2020. The talented midfielder is committed to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.   Bakayoko has been a member of Manhattan SC for the past three years, first as an integral part of regionally and nationally ranked Manhattan Villa before moving to Emelec this past summer.