KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaican footballer Nicholas Addlery has signed with the Carolina RailHawks for the 2013 North American Soccer League (NASL) season.
According to reports on the NASL website Addlery, described as one of the top five strikers in the League, signed with the RailHawks after four seasons playing for rival Puerto Rico Islanders.
“Nick is a proven striker and has been one of the top players in the league,” said RailHawks Head Coach Colin Clarke. “He will be a great addition to our attack and be a leader on and off the field. Nick was a consistent presence in the community in Puerto Rico and I know he will be heavily involved in the Triangle community.”
With the Islanders Addlery appeared in over 100 matches, and tallying 48 goals finished 2012 as a top 5 goal scorer in the NASL.
A former member of the Reggae Boyz under-20 Addlery has also had stints in the senior team.
Addlery and his RailHawks teammates will kick off the NASL Spring Season on Saturday, April 13 with the Grand Opening of the New WakeMed Soccer Park as the RailHawks host league foe FC Edmonton. On February 24, the RailHawks will host, 2012 MLS Playoff participant, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, in the 5th Annual Hilton Garden Inn Community Shield Match, the NASL said.