Austin FC sign Colombian midfielder Jhojan Valencia

1/13/2022 2:13:22 PM EST

Austin FC signed midfielder Jhojan Valencia to a three-year contract after reaching a transfer agreement with Colombian club Deportivo Cali, Austin FC announced Thursday.

Financial terms were not released. There is an option for a fourth year. Valancia will occupy an international spot on Austin's roster.

"I'm very excited to come to Austin," Valencia said in a news release. "It's such an amazing city, with great support for the Club and everything needed to compete for trophies. ... I look forward to all of the great moments ahead."

Valencia, 25, led Deportivo Cali to two first division titles (2015, 2021) in his native Colombia.

Valencia made 73 appearances in all competitions for Deportivo Cali, recording one goal and one assist.

--Field Level Media

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