Tulsa Roughnecks Sign Akwafei Ajeakwa
Tulsa, OK– The Tulsa Roughnecks FC have announced the signing of their first player for the 2019 season, 26-year-old, Akwafei Ajeakwa.
“Ajeakwa is one of the most dynamic and dangerous attacking threats I’ve seen in this league over the last few years. Ajeakwa is a constant threat that opposing teams will have to account for in their scouting reports. We look forward to him bringing that electric attacking ability to our team,” said Tulsa Roughnecks Head Coach, Michael Nsien, “All supporters of the Tulsa Roughnecks should be on the edge of their seat when he’s near the goal. I know he's hungry and ready to make his mark on this league.”
Akwafei, also known as AJ, originally hales from Gardena, California. The Midfielder/Forward played college soccer at both Los Angeles Harbor and Chico State University.
“I’m blessed to be given this opportunity to represent this club, organization, and city. The Roughnecks have a long history of bringing soccer to Tulsa and I’m honored to be a part of that,” said Ajeakwa, “I’m excited to play at Oneok field in-front of supporters such as the the Roustabouts, La Union, and the Wrench Maidens and I hope to help create memorable moments with the fans and teammates alike.”
Ajeakwa previously played for San Antonio FC, Orange County FC and the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC.
About Tulsa Roughnecks
The Tulsa Roughnecks F.C. was reborn in 2015 when the professional soccer club began play in the United Soccer League (USL). The Roughnecks play in the USL Championship, one of the most successful professional soccer leagues in the world. The 2017 season marked the Roughnecks most successful campaign, as the team earned its first-ever playoff appearance. For more information on Tulsa Roughnecks F.C. and ONEOK Field, please visit RoughnecksFC.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.