Date of Birth: 07/17/1993
Home country: Cabaret, Haiti
Weight: 165 lbs
Pronunciation: Chris-TEE-ahno Fran-swah
François, 28, most recently played in Florida with the Miami FC, where he championed the team’s attack as the club’s Golden Boot winner, recording 11 goals and six assists to lift the club to its first USL Championship post season appearance. Prior to his time in Miami FC, François earned a 2020 USL Championship All- League Second Team nod after finding six goals and seven assists to help the Reno 1868 FC finish the Championship’s regular season with the best overall record and a second appearance at Western Conference Semifinal in club history.
François joined the league in 2017 with Rochester Rhinos where he finished with one goal and seven assists in only 12 regular season matches. In 2018, he reached the Eastern Conference playoffs with Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC behind four goals and five assists in 32 matches. Aside from his experience in the USL Championship, he played two seasons in Portugal, playing for Vila Real and Felgueiras 1932. In addition, François has been called to represent his country in the Haitian National Team, making three appearances.