Monday, August 9, 2010

Miami FC sign two players from MLS Chivas USA

Miami FC have signed midfielder Gerson Mayén and forward Chukwudi Chijindu from Chivas USA. The players will join Miami FC on loan.

Read more about this at the Chivas USA website

Gerson Mayen born February 9, 1989 in Los Angeles, California is of Salvadoran descent. Mayen was signed to a full professional contract by Chivas USA on March 27, 2008 after training with the club throughout preseason. He did not make an appearance with the first team in his rookie season, but made 12 appearances in the MLS Reserve Division, playing primarily as a defender and defensive midfielder. He made his professional debut on 29 March 2009, in Chivas's game against FC Dallas.

Chukwudi Chijindu was born February 20, 1986 in Upland, California is an American soccer who played as a forward with Chivas USA. Chijindu was signed to a developmental contract by Chivas USA on April 5, 2009 after training with the club throughout preseason. He made his professional debut on 11 April 2009, in Chivas's game against Los Angeles Galaxy, and scored his first professional goal on 18 April 2009 against Seattle Sounders FC.
He played college soccer at the University of Connecticut, leading his team in scoring in his freshman year, and finishing his college career with 26 goals in 86 career matches.

The Blues hope these new signings along with that of defender Aaron Hohlbein from the Kansas City Wizards, who debuted in the last game vs The Puerto Rico Islanders, will be enough to help them reach the playoffs. Read more about Aaron Hohlbein at MiamiSoccerFan

Miami FC's recent 2 game road trip has been succesful as they won 4 out of the 6 points. They defeated Crystal Palace Baltimore 1-0 with a Brian Shriver goal. Read more HERE
They also brought a point home from Puerto Rico as they tied the Islanders 1-1 with a goal from Abe Thompson. Read more about the game HERE

The Blues will be back at Fort Lauderdale to take on their most hated rival the Tampa Bay Rowdies this Saturday August 14th at Lockhart Stadium. The game starts at 7:30 PM with the Tailgate starting as early as 5 pm. Be sure to look for the Miami Ultras and join them for a drink. Live band will be A Beautiful Cage
Come out and support your Miami FC! Vamos Miami!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Rowdies got the better Chivas player.