Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Dash signs Japanese world champion Sameshima
January 24th, 2014 4PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  japan, nwsl

MOST COMMENTED

[NWSL 2014 COUNTDOWN]The Houston Dash acquired Japanese defender Aya Sameshima from Japanese club Vegalta Sendai in the Nadeshiko League. She is the first member of Japan's 2011 Women's World Cup championship team to sign with an NWSL team.
 
Sameshima, who started all six games at the 2011 Women's World Cup, began her professional career with Tepco Mareeze of Yokohama in 2006 until the club’s disbandment in 2011. She moved to the United States to sign with the WPS Boston Breakers in 2011 before moving to French club Montpellier for the 2011-12 Division 1 Feminine season.
 
"Sameshima is a world-class player who is gifted, very technical, and has great ability to get forward out of the back and into the attack,” said Dash head coach Randy Waldrumin a statement. “She brings a wealth of international experience to our team. I am extremely excited about Same and what she will bring to the Dash. She is very excited about joining our team and integrating herself into the Houston community.”



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
USA-Ecuador: Nagbe makes it a feel-good friendly    
It felt at times as if one were watching a scrimmage, the USA-Ecuador Copa Centenario preparation ...
MLS Week 13: Results & Standings    
The Philadelphia Union played Orlando City to a 2-2 tie at Camping World Stadium in front ...
What They're Saying: Mike Francesa    
"I know I get accused of knowing nothing about soccer, and I don't, I know absolutely ...
USA-Ecuador International Friendly Player Ratings    
Halftime subs Bobby Wood and Darlington Nagbe revived a sluggish U.S. attack and in the final ...
What They're Saying: Garth Lagerwey    
"I'd like to stay focused on the performance of the team. Obviously, for all of us, ...
MLS Countdown: Voids in Crew and Impact backlines    
In terms of severity, the knee injury suffered by Columbus centerback Gaston Sauro last weekend in ...
MLS: Coyle departs Houston Dynamo    
Owen Coyle is the first coaching casualty of the MLS season. The Houston Dynamo, last in ...
Roster: U.S. U-23 women head to Nordic Cup    
The U.S. U-23 women's national team, coached by Janet Rayfield, will face Sweden (June 2), Norway ...
Rampone's U.S. Olympic hopes fade    
Christie Rampone, whose 311 caps are second all-time behind Kristine Lilly's 354, pulled out of the ...
U.S. Abroad: MK Dons releases Cropper    
U.S. under-23 national team keeper Cody Cropper won't have his the option picked up by MK ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives