Eri- International sports has learned that the San Jose Earthquakes of the Major League Soccer have offered Eritrean national team player and the Swedish premier league player of the year a contract. It is to be learned that Henok Goitom has been training with AIK throughout the summer after he came back from a very short stint with Spanish team Getafe. There was some slight hope that Henok would rejoin his team AIK as recent as last week. However, it looks like Henok will be leaving the club after much speculation.
Henok to San Jose Earthquakes could be a reality.
According to a popular news source "Sport Express" the goal scoring striker has been offered a six-month contract by the San Jose Earthquakes with an option for another year. The newspaper has added that the deal should be signed within a very short time. San Jose is in the eighth place in the Western Conference in Major League Soccer. Henok Goitom was the second leading scorer in the the Swedish Premier league known as the Allsvenskan last season with 18 goals scored.
San Jose and Bay area Eritreans can now watch a member of the Eritrean national team and an exploding goal scorer who can help their local team tremendously. Most of all Eritrean-American youth in different cities can now follow Henok as he makes his way to the MLS.
Henok Goitom: Second Eritrean or Eritrean-Swede player in Major League Soccer
Henok Goitom would be the second Eritrean in the MLS. Also an Eritrean-Swede Mohamed Saeid currently plays at the midfield position for the Columbus Crew. Mohamed who also came from Sweden in March of 2015. He made his debut and first career start for Columbus Crew SC. Saied is a midfielder who can distribute the ball very well. We will have more on Mohamed and his background in the near future on Eri-International sports blog.
Mohamed last name spelled "Saeid" with the Columbus Crew.
Meanwhile, Eri-International Sports will fill you in on both players as the season goes on. Both teams are not doing well at the moment but with the addition of Henok Goitom the possibility of San Jose improving is very high.
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