Passed the test! Yeison Mejía is a new MLS Sporting Kansas City player after outstanding preseason
The Honduran attacker Yeison Fernando Mejía Zelaya is officially a new member of the legion in the MLS upon completing his signing with Sporting Kansas City.
The 25-year-old right winger arrived in the United States on January 9 and after three weeks training under coach Peter Vermes, the native of Ironia, Colón, won the firm abroad thanks to his good preseason.
TEN has known that yeson will stay in the Sporting KC for the 2023 season that starts on February 25 against the Portland Timbers.
Mejia, coming from Real España from San Pedro Sula, saw action in two preparation matches with the light blue jersey in which he proved himself suitable for elite soccer in North America. His speed sets him apart from the rest.
According to the words of the other Honduran and a benchmark for the teamRoger Espinoza, yeson He has surprised with his quality on the court and a quick adaptation due to his ease with the English language.
“I am very grateful to this great institution and to all the fans. I hope it’s not goodbye, but see you soon. I will always carry you in my heart, Real España ”, Yeison Mejía wrote on his social networks, saying goodbye to the Machine where he played six tournaments between 2020 and 2022.
– Auburn Odyssey –
The future Mejia He made a 180 degree turn in this winter market, as he went from being tested to sign for Marathón while declining renewal offers from the Machine, as well as finding himself in the sights of Motagua. Within that period, he declined an offer from Greek soccer due to low financial claims.
He finally ended up revoking his bond with the Royal Spainbut in this there was a clause until January 31 of departure that allowed him to look for an alternative abroad. Two days later the opportunity to try out at Sporting Kansas City arose and after three weeks of stay he completed his transfer.
LEGIONAIRE IN MLS 2023
Joseph Rosales (Minnesota United).
Kervin Arriaga (Minnesota United).
Andy Najar (DC United).
Roger Espinoza (Sporting Kansas).
Yeison Mejia (Sporting Kansas).
Bryan Acosta (Colorado Rapids).
Romell Quioto (CF Montreal).
Denil Maldonado (LAFC).