Atlanta, Minnesota to participate in Expansion Priority Draft on Sunday

2016 Expansion Draft coin

Atlanta United FC and Minnesota United FC will both take a major step ahead of their 2017 MLS expansion seasons on Sunday, when they’ll determine which team has priority across six different player acquisition methods at the league’s Expansion Priority Draft.

The draft will be held live on the MLS Matchday Live pregame show (2 pm ET; MLSsoccer.com, Facebook, YouTube, ESPN3, TSN2), with representatives from both clubs in attendance in New York for the event.

A coin flip will decide which club has first selection among the six different player acquisition mechanisms with the teams then alternating selections for each subsequent method.

The six player acquisition methods for which priority will be determined are below: