The Sounders press conference today was called to announce the signing of Switzerland National Team forward Blaise Nkufo.
The is all-time scoring leader for Holland’s FC Twente, and will join Sounders FC on a free transfer after completing his commitments to Twente and the national team. He is 34 and has scored over 200 goals for club and country and has 27 caps. Now in his seventh season with Twente, last August he became the club career scoring leader and now has 111 goals. He has nine league goals, with 13 in all competitions.
His name, btw, is pronounced Blehz KOOH-fo.
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