Colorado Springs, Colorado. – Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC announced Thursday that the club has signed Jamaican forward Romario Williams ahead of the 2023 USL Championship season. This transaction is pending league and federation approval.
“I am really excited about the season ahead and look forward to being part of the Switchbacks family,” said Williams. We are happy to support these talented players in the best possible way.”
Williams recently joined the Switchbacks after battling fellow USL championship club New Mexico United. After signing in July, Williams made 10 appearances and scored one goal in three starts. He scored 3 goals in 10 appearances for SC and 5 goals in 23 appearances for Al Ittihad in the Egyptian Premier League.
Williams, Jamaica’s senior international, has scored many goals in championships throughout his career. He has appeared in his 94 league appearances so far and has scored 41 regular season goals, averaging one goal every 148.4 minutes he has scored in his career. He has also scored 2 goals and 1 assist in his 15 appearances for Jamaica, including appearances in Conca Cafe his Gold His Cup and FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
Additionally, Williams appeared in 28 games in Major League Soccer, scoring two goals for Atlanta United FC and Columbus Crew.
“Romario is a 15-20 goal potential player in this league with a wide range of high-level experience,” said GM and head coach Brendan Burke. “He’s a player we’re very excited to add to our attacking core for the next few years with this deal.”