Chicago Fire Soccer Club waives midfielder Yazid Atouba

Fire part ways with Cameroonian midfielder

CHICAGO (March 6, 2014) – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced Thursday that the club has waived midfielder Yazid Atouba.

Selected in the second round (30th overall) by the Fire in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft, Atouba made three appearances for the Men in Red during the 2013 season. The Cameroonian Youth International also appeared in the Fire’s July 10, 2013 international friendly against Liga MX side Club America.

Name:               Yazid Atouba                  
Position:           Midfielder                
Height:              5’6”
Weight:             150 lbs.                                
Date of Birth:    Jan. 2, 1993
Hometown:       Yaounde, Cameroon  
Citizenship:       Cameroon            
Departed:         Waived on March 6, 2014