VICTORIA, BC – Victoria Highlanders FC announced Tuesday, the signing of London-born striker Andrew Ofosu. Ofosu’s addition adds another attacking option for Victoria as they edge closer to kick-off of the 2017 Premier Development League (PDL) season.
Ofosu, 22, brings a wealth of experience to the Highlanders squad, having featured on several clubs including Yaxley F.C., where he registered 32 goals between the club’s Reserve and First Team. The six-foot-two attacker has also represented Haverhill Rovers F.C., Hunts FA, Sheffield F.C., Handsworth Parramore F.C. and Frickley Athletic F.C. Ofosu has seen himself as the main striker for Sheffield Hallam’s men’s First Team for the past three seasons.
“Andrew is another key piece to the puzzle that we are building here at the Highlanders,” head coach Dave Dew explained. “He has proven that he can contribute offensively and is eager to get started here on North American soil.”
Ofosu and the Highlanders open their 2017 PDL season on May 14 at Centennial Stadium against Lane United FC at 2:00 p.m. PST. For 2017 tickets, please click HERE or visit www.highlandersfc.ca for more information.
Current Highlanders FC 2017 Roster
Simon Norgrove, Yuchiro Hayami
Sho Goto, Stuart Heath, Callum Montgomery
Owen Pearce, Eva Batousol, Aidan Moore
Ryan McCurdy, Justin Donaldson, Francesco Bartolillo, Andrew Ofosu
ABOUT VICTORIA HIGHLANDERS FC
Victoria Highlanders FC is a Canadian soccer team based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The team was founded in 2007, competing in the USL Premier Development League through the 2014 season. After a season in the PCSL, the Highlanders returned to the PDL in 2016.
ABOUT THE PREMIER DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE
The proven developmental leader in North American soccer’s evolving tiered structure, the Premier Development League features 72 franchises in four conferences throughout the United States and Canada, including 16 clubs that are owned and operated by a professional club, or that hold a partnership with a professional club. The PDL has proven to be an important stepping-stone for top professionals now playing throughout the world, with nearly 70 percent of all MLS selections since 2010 having PDL experience.