Commerce City, CO (Sports Network) - The Colorado Rapids announced late Monday
that the club has acquired Atiba Harris from Vancouver Whitecaps FC in
exchange for an international roster spot.
Harris, 27, has bounced around to four different clubs during his seven-year
MLS career. He has amassed 17 goals and 19 assists in 138 matches spanning
stints with Real Salt Lake, Chivas USA, FC Dallas and Vancouver.
"Atiba is a versatile, exciting attacking player who has a lot of experience
for his age," said Rapids Technical Director Paul Bravo. "He can play both
wide midfield and attacking positions and his speed, skills and tenacity will
give our team a boost in the attacking third. We're excited to welcome him to
In exchange for the Saint Kitts and Nevis international, Vancouver receives an
international roster spot for the 2015 and 2016 season, an extension of the
spot traded to the Whitecaps for allocation money prior to the 2012 season.
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