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Chill's Osmond drafted by Minnesota United

Australian-born defender picked in the fourth round of the MLS Super Draft.
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Mitchell Osmond
Mitchell Osmond is the former captain of the Thunder Bay Chill. (Leith Dunick, tbnewswatch.com/FILE)

THUNDER BAY – Former Thunder Bay Chill defender has found a new home.

The Sydney, Australia native was grabbed in the fourth round of the Major League Soccer Super Draft, 9th overall, by Minnesota United.

Osmond spent three seasons in the Chill backfield, scoring once and added four assists in 40 career appearances.
He also helped lead the team to the 2017 Premier Development League championship game, which the Chill lost to the host Charlotte Eagles.

Should he make the Minnesota roster, he would join fellow former Chill defender Axel Sjoberg in the MLS. Sjoberg, a defender, plays for the Colorado Rapids.



Leith Dunick

About the Author: Leith Dunick

A proud Nova Scotian who has called Thunder Bay home since 2002, Leith has been the editor of Thunder Bay Source for 17 years and has served a similar role with TBNewsWatch.com since 2009. Twitter: @LeithDunick
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