Revs sign Cameroonian forward Ombiogno
With star marksman Taylor Twellman injured, the New England Revolution have announced the signing of Cameroonian forward Stephane Assengue Ombiogno.
"Stephane is a young forward who we believe has potential to make a great impact on the Revolution," said New England vice president Michael Burns in a statement. "We're looking forward to his arrival after he obtains his visa and helping him acclimate to MLS."
The 19-year-old forward joins the Revolution from Daga Young Star, a regional club in the western part of Cameroon, his native country. The player has signed a contract with the MLS club, but has yet to receive his P1 work visa.
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The Revolution's next match is Saturday against the New York Red Bulls at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.