Hometown: Ibadan, Nigeria
Age: 27 (08/08/1990)
Last Club: Houston Dynamo
Rasheed Olabiyi joins the Harrisburg City Islanders for the 2017 season.
Olabiyi comes to Harrisburg from Houston Dynamo. During the 2015 MLS season, Olabiyi appeared in 7 games for 283 minutes, assisting once during his stint with the Dynamo. He was waived by Houston Dynamo in February of the 2016 season.
Before the Dynamo he was with Nigerian club Enyimba International FC, where he has many honors including winning the Nigerian FA Cup 3 times along with the NPL Wonder Goal award. Olabiyi has also represented Nigeria at the U-17, U-20, and U-23 levels. During his youth soccer career he played at the Pepsi Football Academy alongside legendary players such as John Obi Mikel (Chelsea FC) and was named Pepsi Football Academy MVP in ’06 and ’07.