Soccer

Jørgen Oland Drafed to Portland Timbers (MLS)

By Stewart Stanbra
Jørgen was one of FOUR Scandinavians that were selected in the Major League Soccer Draft for 2020.

Jørgen was one of FOUR Scandinavians that were selected in the Major League Soccer Draft for 2020.

After a stellar college career at Fordham University, the Portland Timbers selected the Norwegian defender. He now will head to the west coast for pre-season and look to earn a contract.

There are many international students using college soccer and other college sports as a platform to the next level of competition. Jørgen leaves Fordham with a great degree and a chance at playing the sport he loves professionally.

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