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Pappa returns from MLS-mandated program

Sounders midfielder Marco Pappa is free to rejoin the club after completing Major League Soccer’s Substance Absue and Beavioral Health Program. The club doesn’t plan much news or to make Pappa available soon, citing ongoing legal considerations. However, they issued this:

After completing the SABH process, Pappa is set to rejoin the club and is cleared by MLS to resume team activities.

“Marco has complied with Major League Soccer’s Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program, and he is now officially cleared to rejoin Sounders FC and begin participating in team activities,” said Sounders FC General Manager and President of Soccer Garth Lagerwey. “Marco has taken the necessary steps to reach this point, and as an organization we continue to support him. Due to the ongoing nature of the legal process, we have no further comment on this matter at this time.”

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