Former Men's Soccer Standout Tosaint Ricketts Inks Pro Deal
GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - Former Green Bay men's soccer star Tosaint Ricketts has a new pro deal with Norwegian Tippeligaen team Sandnes Ulf, the team announced Jan. 10. It will be the fourth professional stop for Ricketts, who was a standout forward for the Phoenix from 2005-08.
He started his professional career with the Finnish club MyPa where he scored nine goals in 38 appearances, and then began playing for Timisoara in Romania, where he scored six goals in 24 games before the team went bankrupt in April 2012. Most recently, he played for Norwegian club Valerenga in Oslo, Norway, where he appeared in three contests and scored in the season finale.
Ricketts professional resume includes 17 goals in 68 pro matches, and 18 appearances for the Canada national team with five goals scored.
Ricketts was a three-time All-Horizon League selection during his time with the Phoenix, earning first-team honors in 2007 and 2008. He also played eight games for Canada's U20 national team and five games for Canada's U23 national team, scoring seven total goals.
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