Rapids Waive Midfielder Rafael Gomes

COMMERCE CITY CO. (Friday June 27 2008) – The Colorado Rapids announced today the club has waived midfielder Rafael Gomes.
Gomes who was signed by the Rapids on March 3 appeared in seven matches for Colorado with two starts.
Playing 282 minutes with the first team Gomes tallied one assist vs. FC Dallas on June 1.
He also recorded 290 minutes of action in four Reserve matches and 122 minutes in the Rapids’ two U.S. Open Cup "play-in" contests scoring during the team’s penalty kick shootout loss against the Kansas City Wizards.