Former New England Revolution defender Amaechi Igwe has signed a contract with newly-promoted Bundesliga 2 side FC Ingolstadt, according to reports out of Germany. The 22-year old is making the move on a free transfer.
Niko Gkionis scored twice for his club, Excelsior Veldwezelt of the Belgium third division, in its weekend against K.S.C Hasselt. Veldwezelt won the match 3-1.
Gkionis also hit the post twice and now has five goals since joining Excelsior Veldwezelt this past January.
His first goal was a chip over the keeper with his left foot. [...]
New England Revolution SuperDraft pick Amaechi Igwe is reportedly on trial at 2. Bundesliga side Greuther Fuerth. German Web site transfermarkt.de said the 21-year old defender had joined Fuerth after an unsuccessful trial with Danish club Aalborg.
Victor Kamara, a 19-year old former Red Bull Academy player has been making waves in Europe and is close to signing with Malta’s Sliema Wanderers, ASN has learned.
Niko Gkionis has scored thrice in the last five games for his Belgian third division club Excelsior Veldwezelt. This past weekend the team played a 1-1 draw against Diegem Sport after Gkionis put the club ahead in the 72nd minute. Diegem scored in the 90th minute to tie the game.
“I have been [...]
Mexican-American Hector Quintanar has signed with Danish second division club Brabrand IF, according to a report by a German Web site.
Little is known about Quintanar, who previously played for Mexico’s Veracruz. SoccerWay.com lists him as a forward of undetermined age; the German report says he is 24. He appears to have played four years with [...]
Devann Yao, a 19-year old, New York-born winger has signed a contract with Roy Keane’s Ipswich Town until the end of the season, the Coca Cola Football League Championship side announced Feb. 3. Yao has been with Ipswich since at least November, when he was first offered a contract. The delay in finalizing the deal [...]
Professional soccer player in Belgium, MLS youth academy product, Jersey guy, columnist? Either way you look at it, Nicholas (Niko) Gkionis makes for an interesting case study. His recent guest column in this space attracted a lively debate. Now ASN delves a bit deeper with this Q&A, querying the 24-year old on everything from national [...]
Chicago native Rob Valentino, a former Generation Adidas player most recently with the Colorado Rapids, is on trial with Norwegian Adeccoligaen (second division) side Lov-Ham, according to reports from Norway.
Where there’s smoke, there’s (sometimes) fire. 1860 Munich have agreed to loan Kenny Cooper to Plymouth Argyle, the German club announced Jan. 28. The move follows speculation in German and English press by mere hours.
The loan deal lasts through June 30, the end of Plymouth’s season. Paul Mariner’s club is caught in a struggle for [...]