HAJI SELECTED #2 OVERALL AT THE MLS SUPERDRAFT AMONG TIMBERS U23’s MOVING ON TO THE MLS

SALEM, Ore. – Several Timbers U23 standouts are headed to Major League Soccer after the 2019 MLS Draft held in Chicago, IL. Siad Haji led the pack as the #2 overall pick while many followed suit after.

The following is a list of Timbers U23 alums headed to play professional soccer:

MLS SuperDraft

Siad Haji – 2nd by San Jose Earthquakes

Don Tchilao – 36th by LA Galaxy

Camden Riley – 45th by Sporting KC

 

MLS Homegrown Contracts

Benji Michel – Orlando City SC

 

“Haji is a unique talent that was a privilege to coach during his time here in Salem,” said Timbers U23 head coach Aaron Lewis. “His personality work-rate and skill set make him a special prospect for the next level. I’m confident he will do well for a long time.”

“The Timbers U23 in the Northwest Division of League Two have proved again what type of development opportunity it is. The Northwest Division had three of the top four picks in this years MLS Draft, and continues to be the standard for top college prospects. We’re excited to follow our U23 as they embark on their professional careers.”

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