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Pedro Ribeiro drafted by Philadelphia in MLS SuperDraft

CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) - Former Coastal Carolina soccer star Pedro Ribeiro will be able to continue his career at the next level after being selected by the Philadelphia Union with the 15th overall pick in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft. He is the highest Chanticleer taken since Joseph Ngwenya was drafted third overall by L.A. Galaxy in 2004.

He's the ninth Chanticleer to be drafted in the last ten years. He finished his Coastal Carolina career in December with 31 goals (11th most in school history) and 26 assists (tied for sixth), totaling 88 points.

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