Rapids Add Forward Amokachi
Jan. 30, 2002
DENVER (AP) _ Daniel Amokachi, a forward on the Nigerian team that won the 1996 Olympic gold medal and nearly upset Italy in the 1994 World Cup, was signed by Major League Soccer on Wednesday and assigned to the Colorado Rapids.
Amokachi, 29, most recently played with the Turkish team Besiktas and is returning to competitive soccer after suffering a serious knee injury. He is to join the Rapids in February.