Atlanta United 2 signs Modou Jadama

Atlanta United 2 today announced it has signed defender Modou Jadama, pending league and federation approval.

“Mo will bring leadership and experience to our group,” said ATL UTD 2 head coach Stephen Glass. “He has MLS experience and also played for Timbers 2 and understands the demands of playing for our club.”

Jadama, 25, comes from Portland Timbers where he spent the last two seasons. He primarily played with Timbers 2 in the USL Championship where he made 42 appearances while scoring five goals across two seasons. Jadama made his MLS debut June 9, 2018 against Sporting Kansas City. This past season he earned his first career MLS start and played 90 minutes against Montreal Impact June 26.

In 2017, he played for Tulsa Roughnecks FC where he made 31 appearances and scored one goal while registering four assists. Jadama began his career with Chilean club Colo-Colo in 2015 and played on loan with Coquimbo Unido in Primera B de Chile during the 2016-17 season.

Jadama grew up in the Atlanta area and attended Milton High School. He played club soccer at Norcross Soccer Academy under current Atlanta United Academy Directory Tony Annan.



Name: Modou Jadama

Position: Defender
Height: 6-1

Birthdate: March 17, 1994 (age: 25)

Birthplace: Banjul, The Gambia

Nationality: The Gambia

Previous Club: Portland Timbers

Acquired: Signed by ATL UTD 2 on Jan. 22, 2020