Toronto FC II announced Tuesday that the club has signed midfielder Gideon Waja to a USL contract after reaching a transfer agreement with West Africa Football Academy SC (WAFA SC). The midfielder will be added to the roster upon receipt of his Canadian work permit.
Waja, 21, spent his entire career with WAFA SC where he made 59 appearances in the Ghana Premier League, scoring five goals. Waja captained the side to a second place finish during the 2016-2017 season.
To date, Waja has made two appearances for the Ghanaian National team, making his debut on May 25, 2017, in a friendly against Benin. Waja was called in for two FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Congo in September 2017 but was an unused substitute in both matches. Waja has also represented Ghana at the U-17 level.
TRANSACTION: Toronto FC II signed midfielder Gideon Waja
Weight: 140 lbs
Birthdate: December 15, 1996
Birth Place: Accra, Ghana
Last Club: West Africa Football Academy SC