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Phoenix Rising FC Acquires Shaft Brewer Jr. On Loan From LAFC

By Phoenix Rising Communications, 08/17/18, 9:30AM MST


18-year-old U.S. Youth National Team Member Adds To Rising Attack

(PHOENIX) Aug. 17, 2018 – Phoenix Rising FC announced today that it has acquired attacker Shaft Brewer Jr. on loan for the remainder of the 2018 season from Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Football Club. LAFC will retain the right to recall Brewer Jr. at any point.

The U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team product has made three appearances for LAFC during his first professional season. 18-year-old Brewer Jr. has spent time with the Sacramento Republic FC, FC Dallas and RB Leipzig academies. 

Brewer Jr. is expected to be eligible for selection on Saturday night as the club travels to Las Vegas to take on Las Vegas Lights FC.

About Phoenix Rising FC 
Phoenix Rising FC is the highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona’s history. The club is owned by legendary Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker, Didier Drogba, Advantage Sports Union CEO, Alex Zheng, Kona Grill CEO, Berke Bakay, and an impressive collection of business leaders and international celebrities. Established in 2016, Phoenix Rising FC is one of 10 cities applying for Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion and currently plays in the United Soccer League, the largest Division 2 professional league in the world.  In October 2017, Phoenix Rising FC acquired Premier Development League (PDL) side FC Tucson. For season tickets or more information call 602.900.0083 or visit You can also follow the team on Facebook (PHXRisingFC), Twitter (@PHXRisingFC), Instagram (@PHXRisingFC), Snapchat (PHXRisingFC) and YouTube (PhoenixRisingFootballClub).