WINNIPEG, MB. – Valour FC today announced that the club has signed Jordanian forward Jaime Siaj.
Siaj, 27, joins Valour FC after spending the previous season in the Republic of Ireland with Finn Harps F.C. of the League of Ireland Premier Division, where he made 13 appearances, scoring two goals and playing 606 minutes.
“Jaime is a physical, fast centre forward with high IQ,” said Valour FC Head Coach & GM Phillip Dos Santos. “He comes from a league that plays very aggressively and is extremely competitive. He’ll be a great asset for us and fits the mold of what we’re looking for in a player.”
The forward began his professional career with the Charlotte Independence of the United Soccer League after he was drafted by the club’s MLS affiliate, Colorado Rapids, in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft. Over three seasons, Siaj made 53 appearances in the USL, totalling 10 goals, 3 assists and 2,066 minutes played.
Internationally, Siaj has made 5 appearances for the Jordan men’s national team, tallying 1 goal.
Birthday: December 16, 1995
Nationality: Spanish & Jordanian
Last Club: Finn Harps FC (League of Ireland Premier Division)
Juan Pablo Sanchez
• Discuss this story on the Canadian Premier League message board…
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.