Sounders FC loans striker Sam Adeniran to San Antonio FC

SEATTLE, WASH.– Seattle Sounders FC announced today that it has loaned forward Sam Adeniran to San Antonio FC through the end of the 2022 USL Championship season. Adeniran, 23, who signed a first-team contract ahead of the 2022 season, has two appearances for Seattle and eight appearances for Tacoma Defiance this year, scoring two goals in the MLS NEXT Pro game.

“We are delighted that Sam is taking this opportunity to develop further as a player,” said Sounders General Manager and Soccer Chairman Garth Lagerwey. “We are confident that the extra match action and the change of environment will help him grow this season.”

Before signing an MLS contract before this season, the Houston native spent 2021 with Tacoma Defiance, racking up 30 appearances while leading the team with 13 goals, including a hat-trick against Orange County SC on October 10, 2021. He is appeared for the Rave Green twice in 2021 via Extreme Hardship, including a start at Austin FC. Before coming to the Pacific Northwest, Adeniran spent two seasons away in Germany and Spain, scoring nine goals.

After a two-week hiatus due to the international break, Sounders FC return to MLS on Tuesday, June 14 for a Cascadia game against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Lumen Field (7:30 p.m. PT / FOX13+, Prime Video, 93.3 KJR FM, El Rey 1360 AM).

TRANSACTION: Sounders FC is loaning forward Sam Adeniran to San Antonio FC on June 9, 2022 for the remainder of the 2022 USL Championship season.