FRISCO, Texas – FC Dallas signed Edwin Gyasi on loan from CSKA Sofia on July 1. He's never been to Texas before but is looking forward to calling the Lone Star State home later this month. Here are a few more things you may not know about him.
1. Edwin Gyasi was born July 1, 1999 in Amsterdam. Both of his parents are from Ghana, which has allowed him to play for the Ghana National Team for whom he has five appearances.
2. In 40 matches for CSKA Sofia (yes, the same club from which Dallas signed Anton Nedyalkov), the 6’1 midfielder has scored six goals and netted 10 assists.
3. Gyasi speaks English, Dutch and “a little Portuguese”.
4. Gyasi seems game for bits, which means he’ll fit right in with FC Dallas.
5. Gyasi's younger brother, Raymond, also plays soccer professionally. The 24-year-old forward plays for Stabæk Fotball, a Norwegian Eliteserien team located in Bærum, a suburb of Oslo,