Etchu Tabe, a 21 year-old striker from Cameroon who recently received American citizenship, has signed a two-year contract with Swedish Allsvenkan club Ljungskile SK. Tabe, at 6’4″, impressed the Ljungskile coaching staff during his one-week trial with in which he netted three goals in as many test matches.
“We were able to utilize one of our contacts at the club to get him the trial and he was impressive,” agent Heather McKenzie told YA. “He has the raw talent and creativity that might be able to take him to the next level.”
Tabe, from Buea, Cameroon, last played for Georgia Southwest College, where he scored ten goals and six assists in 2006. He has been in the US since age 14, and his father was a professional player in Cameroon. Ljungskile SK was promoted from the Superettan after last season’s second place finish. Tabe and Ljungskile open the Allsvenkan campaign on March 31 against Charlie Davies and Hammarby.