(February 8, 2021) Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico United is thrilled to announce the signing of forward Brian Brown ahead of the 2021 season. The Jamaican International has scored 67 career goals across the USL Championship, MLS, Jamaican National Premier League, and Albanian Kategoria Superiore.
“I had the pleasure of working with Brian in 2016, and have been waiting for the opportunity to reunite with him ever since,” said New Mexico United’s Head Coach/Technical Director Troy Lesesne. “Not only is he a lethal goalscorer, but he loves putting his teammates in goal scoring positions. I’m incredibly excited about the versatility we will have in our attack for this season.”
In addition to his professional accolades, Brown has represented the Jamaican National Team nine times, scoring his first goal for the “Reggae Boyz” in September of 2019 against Antigua and Barbuda in the Nations League.
In 2013, Brown won the Jamaican National Premier League Golden Boot, scoring 18 goals for Harbour View. Brown is the all-time leading goal scorer in Reno 1868 history, with 28 goals scored and 14 assists for the club, over 2+ seasons.
About New Mexico United
New Mexico United, the state’s first professional soccer franchise, brings the most popular sport in the world home to the Land of Enchantment. Fueled by a passion for community, New Mexico United’s promise is to provide a platform that brings New Mexicans together for a unique sporting experience, celebrating the unity and excitement inherent in world-class soccer.
The USL is one of the most successful professional soccer leagues in the world, reaching a population of more than 84 million and fueling the growth of the game across North America. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, the USL provides unparalleled club support with a growing team of more than 50 professionals across 17 departments, ranging from operations to marketing, communications, and sponsorship. The USL has a national media partnership with ESPN, wherein all league matches are broadcast on ESPN+, ESPN3 and across linear channels. The league also operates USL Productions, which includes a state-of-the-art facility that produces and distributes more than 500 league matches and more than 1,000 hours of original content to national partners, local affiliates and international markets throughout the 2018 season.