PAPILLION, Neb. (Thursday, March 4, 2021) – Union Omaha announced today its second goalkeeper ahead of the 2021 season. With this addition, pending league and federation approval, Union Omaha’s roster sits at a total of 17 players.
Kevin Piedrahita joins Union Omaha from Club La Equidad Seguros in Colombia’s first division, where he played from 2017 to 2019. Born in Queens, New York with dual citizenship from Colombia, Piedrahita began his soccer career in 2011 with America de Cali, based in Cali, Colombia. That same year, Piedrahita had his first international appearance with the United States U-20 national team, recording a clean sheet in a 2-0 win over Canada. From 2012 to 2016, Piedrahita played for first-division club Rionegro Águila, based in Rionegro, Colombia.
Phonetic pronunciation of last name: [Pee-eh-drah-eeta|
Weight: 176 lbs
Born: June 18, 1991 (29 yrs old)
Hometown: Queens, New York, NY with dual citizenship from Colombia
“Kevin brings plenty of experience to our team and I am excited for him to begin his Union Omaha journey,” said Union Omaha Head Coach, Jay Mims. “He has played at a very high level and brings a great deal of maturity and discipline to the club. I am thrilled to have another top-class goalkeeper join us.”
Hear from our new goalkeeper in the video below.