Haitian International Stéphane Guillaume Joins Strikers

FORT LAUDERDALE – With opening kick less than a week away, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers have completed their preseason roster moves with a pair of signings led by Haitian International Stéphane Guillaume, who is rejoining the organization for 2013 season.

Joining Guillaume will be local product Eduardo Jimenez who grew up in South Florida and attended college in the state. Per team policy, terms of the contracts we not disclosed.

“We are happy to have Stéphane back with the Strikers and really feel he’ll be able to contribute to the strong defensive group we’ve put together,” said head coach Daryl Shore. “Eduardo is a young player we’re excited to have, who is from the area and impressed us throughout the preseason to earn his spot on the team.”

Stephane Guillaume

Guillaume, 29, will be a familiar name to long-time Strikers fans as he was also a member of the team from its inception in 2006 until 2008, playing in 24 games. He is an experienced international player with 29 caps for the Haitian national team, including playing on the team which won the 2007 Caribbean Nations Cup and competed in the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Jimenez, 22, played four seasons at the University of Central Florida, appearing in 68 matches for the school. Prior to attending UCF, Jimenez attended John A. Ferguson High School in Miami. As a junior player, he competed on the U-18 Puerto Rican national team and played his club soccer with Kendall Soccer, winning three state championships.

Fort Lauderdale opens the 2013 NASL Spring season at historic Lockhart Stadium on Saturday, April 6, against FC Edmonton. Season tickets for 2013 are on sale online at or by calling (954)606-0400. Follow the Strikers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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