USLSoccer.com Staff Report
Thursday, February 18, 2016
PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Riverhounds have signed Jamaican international Romeo Parkes ahead of the 2016 USL season. Parkes’ signing is pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate.
Parkes most recently played for El Salvadoran club Isidro Metapan, where he scored 10 goals to lead the club to an Apertura championship in 2014. That saw the club reach the 2015-16 CONCACAF Champions League, where Parkes and his teammates face Mexico’s Tigres UANL and Costa Rica’s Herediano in the group stage.
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Parkes has also made three appearances for the Jamaica national team, and scored his first goal for the Reggae Boyz in a 2-0 win against Cuba on March 31, 2015.The 25-year-old forward joins an attacking contingent that has already been boosted by the additions of Corey Hertzog, Zak Boggs and Alex Harlley this offseason, as the Riverhounds look to improve upon their fifth-place finish in the USL’s Eastern Conference in 2015.