Posted: Thu February 28, 2013 5:54PM; Updated: Thu February 28, 2013 5:54PM

Portland Timbers trade Danny Mwanga to Colorado Rapids

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Danny Mwanga
Danny Mwanga was No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft.
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Timbers traded forward Danny Mwanga to the Colorado Rapids for a first-round pick in the 2015 MLS draft.

Mwanga scored three goals in 18 games with the Timbers last season after he was acquired from the Philadelphia Union in June. He has 15 goals in 79 matches for his three-year MLS career.

Mwanga went to high school in Portland and played at Oregon State.

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