Seattle Sounders Signs Vincentian Footballer,Oalex Anderson

3 Mar

Source: SOUNDERS FC

Seattle Sounders FC today  the signing of St. Vincent and the Grenadines International footballer, Oalex Anderson. The 20-year-old spent the 2015 season with Sounders FC 2 in the club’s inaugural USL campaign, scoring four goals in 16 appearances. Anderson joins fellow forward Andy Craven as the second player to make the jump from S2 to the Sounders FC First Team roster.

“It’s exciting to see our development system at work in signing one of our standout S2 players to the First Team,” said Sounders FC General Manager & President of Soccer Garth Lagerwey. “Oalex has a lot of potential, which he showed last season, and we’re happy to have him join the senior squad ahead of the 2016 MLS season.”

Oalex Anderson

Oalex Anderson

Anderson has 20 caps for the St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Team since his debut in February of 2014, scoring 10 international goals. He found the net against the U.S. Men’s National Team for an opening strike five minutes into the match in a FIFA World Cup Qualifier in November at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, but the Vincy Heat lost the contest 6-1.

TRANSACTION: Seattle Sounders FC signs forward Oalex Anderson on March 1, 2016.

Name: Oalex Anderson
Position: Forward
Height: 5-8
Weight: 155
Born: November 11, 1995 in Barrouallie, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Hometown: Barrouallie, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Citizenship: St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Pronunciation: OH-lex
Acquired: Signed to Sounders FC roster on March 1, 2016
Previous Experience: Sounders FC 2 (2015); Grenades FC (2014-2015); System 3 FC (2013-2014)

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