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Tajon Buchanan named Canadian Youth International Player of the Year

The Revs newest right back earns high honors from his home country.

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What a year it’s been for the Revolution’s newest right back, Tajon Buchanan.

After a rookie campaign, which saw Buchanan make ten appearances with two assists, The 21-year old Brampton, Ontario native made massive strides within the Revolution organization and furthered his professional development throughout the rather long and peculiar 2020 season.

Buchanan would earn his first start of 2020 in the Revs group stage finale against Toronto F.C. on July 21st. He would go on to score his first professional goal with the Revolution in the 80th minute of the New England’s matchup against the Philadelphia Union on September 12th.

Throughout the 2020 campaign, Buchanan has made 26 appearances with 3 goals, 2 assists, and nearly 1,300 minutes on the pitch.

Another impressive accolade Buchanan picked up in 2020 was being named the 2020 Canadian Youth International Player of the Year. An award meant to recognize the hard work and dedication shown by a Canadian international. That’s something Buchanan has done throughout the 2020 season.

Buchanan has been able to put in a massive amount of work into his game that has not only made New England fans proud but soccer fans across Canada as well.

Buchanan was also joined by Canadian U-20 center back Jade Rose in earning the 2020 Canadian Youth International Player of the Year award. Congratulations to Tajon and Jade for their hard work throughout 2020.