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HARRISON, N.J. (May 19, 2022) – New York Red Bulls II have signed midfielder Adam Najem to a 25-day USL Championship contract pending league and federation approval, the club announced today. The 25-day period will end on Saturday, June 11.

Najem, 27, most recently played for Canadian Premier League club FC Edmonton. The midfielder has appeared in 72 USL Championship matches in his career, with stops at Bethlehem Steel, Memphis 901 FC, and the Tampa Bay Rowdies. He also spent time with Wigry Suwałki in Poland.

The Clifton, New Jersey, native is a Red Bulls Academy product that played collegiately at the University of Akron. He signed with the Philadelphia Union in 2017, appearing in five matches while also spending time with Bethlehem.

On the international level, Najem has made appearances for Afghanistan’s National Team.

He spent time with Red Bulls II during the 2022 preseason, appearing in three matches and had a goal in the finale.

Transaction: New York Red Bulls II sign Adam Najem to a 25-day USL Championship contract pending league and federation approval on May 19, 2022.

Adam Najem

Position: Midfielder

Height: 5-9

Weight: 150

Date of Birth: January 19, 1995

Place of Birth: Clifton, NJ