Energy FC signed forward Jaime Siaj to a contract for the 2018 season, Head Coach Steve Cooke announced today. Transaction is pending league and federation approval.
The 22-year old forward played last season with the Charlotte Independence of the USL. With Charlotte, he appeared in 19 games and scored four goals and added three assists. He was drafted by the Colorado Rapids in the 3rd Round of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.
Prior to being drafted by Colorado, he appeared in 13 games with the Charlotte Eagles PDL club and scored four goals.
The native of Madrid, Spain attended Pfeiffer University for three seasons. He played in 69 games and scored 47 goals and added 28 assists and was a member of the Division II National Championship club in 2015.
Siaj and Energy FC teammate Jose Barril are both products of the Real Madrid Youth System.
The addition of Siaj gives Energy FC 15 players officially signed and under contract for the 2018 season including: forwards Miguel Gonzalez, Jose Angulo, and Jonathan Brown; midfielders Juan Pablo Guzman, Jose Barril, Philip Rasmussen, Callum Ross and Alex Dixon as well as defenders Kyle Hyland, Richard Dixon, Shawn McLaws and Coady Andrews and goalkeepers Matt Van Oekel and Bryan Byars.
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