Market: Nigerian Fanendo Adi signs with Minnesota United in the USA

Minnesota United announced on Friday August 27 that it had signed a one-year contract with Nigerian striker Fanendo Adi, with a one-year option.

The 30-year-old veteran will play in Major Soccer League again. Minnesota United signed a one-year contract with forward Fanendo Adi, with a one-year option. “Fanendo has been training with us for the past few days and we liked what we saw,” said head coach Adrian Heath. Obviously he’s very experienced in the league, scored goals in the league, won an MLS Cup. », Announced the official website of the American club.

Adi started his professional career in Slovakia before rebounding at 5 different clubs in Europe in three years, most notably with FC Copenhagen in Denmark, where he spent the first half of the 2013-14 season. Portland acquired him on a loan with option to buy in May 2014. Adi has 54 goals in 5 MLS seasons (126 appearances). He is 16 seasons in a row and played for the Columbus Crew in 2020 and made 11 regular season appearances.

Internationally, Adi spent time in the Nigerian youth squad with the U23 national team, the last 2011 appearance. Adi was then called up to the Nigeria national team for Africa Cup qualifying. des Nations in March 2016, but did not make an appearance.

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