The Red Bulls have signed Red Bulls II midfielder Steven Sserwadda and defender Juan Castillo to short-term loans prior to Wednesday’s Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal match against New York City FC, the club announced Wednesday.
Both players will be available the 8 p.m. match.
Sserwadda, 19, is in his second year with NYRB II and has made 14 USL Championship appearances. He has made 10 appearances this season and has totaled 862 minute.
The Kampala, Uganda native has featured for all levels of Uganda national teams, where he has made three appearances and totaled 120 minutes played for the Uganda senior side. He made his senior national team debut on on March 25 against Tajikistan.
Castillo, 19, is in his second year with NYRB II and has worn the captain’s armband multiple times this season. He has made 42 career USL Championship appearances over his two seasons and has recorded three assists. The Tumaco, Colombia native was tied for third in the club in assists last year.