Sam Adeniran has signed for MLS (Major League Soccer) giants Seattle Sounders after the news was revealed at the end-of-the-season press conference last week Friday.

Craig Waibelconfirmed the signing of Adeniran while talking about the success of youth throughout the organisation. Waibeldoubles as the sporting director and vice-president of soccer at Seattle Sounders. According to him, Sam Adeniran has already signed for Seattle Sounders and that he scored 13 times for Defiance this year. The new Seattle Sounders first team player has been exempted from the Major League Soccer (MLS) Expansion Draft since his Seattle Sounders contract don’t start until next year.

23-year-old Adeniran spent almost an hour on the pitch for Seattle Sounders this year. The player featured for Seattle Sounders earlier this year as an extreme hardship call-up. He made one start and one substitute appearance for Seattle Sounders this year and that start was against Austin FC as he helped the 2020 MLS Cup finalists to record a win against Austin FC.

Sam Adeniran took four shots and completed nine of his eleven (11) passes in his one start and one substitute appearance for Seattle Sounders during the just concluded season.

Adeniran emerged as the best scorer in franchise history for a single season with an attacking output of 13 goals and two assists in the colours of Defiance. He was primarily used as the central striker for Tagoma and his best game was against Orange County. Adeniran scored three goals at the expense of Orange County on the way to a 4-1 win. At the end of the season, Sam Adeniran was played on the left wing by coach Wade Webber in a 3-4-3 system. New Seattle Sounders first team attacker Adeniran thrived well in the 3-4-3 system after finding the back of the net three times in his two matches