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Rhinos Announce Signing of Samuel Edoung-Biyo

By Rochester Rhinos, 04/19/17, 9:30AM EDT

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Edoung-Biyo joins the Rhinos after attending open tryout back in December.

Samuel makes his professional debut with the Rochester Rhinos this season, after finishing his collegiate soccer at Sewanee back in 2012.

The midfielder scored 12 goals and had 5 assists in 70 matches over four years and earned 1st-team all-conference honors in 2012.  Edoung-Biyo is the Head Coach for the U18 Empire United boys soccer team locally.

"Sammy is a pleasant surprise. He came in through our open tryout back in December, then an invite tryout in January.  He came into preseason and worked hard to make the roster," Coach Lilley Stated, "He can play a few different positions and he's a good athlete that has a great physical presence.  We think he'll be able to contribute and play his part this year."

 

The Rhinos home opener is on Saturday, April 22 when the defending USL Cup champion New York Red Bulls II visit Capelli Sport Stadium. Kickoff is set for 6:05 p.m. ET.   Gates open 2 hours prior to each game, where fans can enjoy $2 Genesee happy hour drafts until 15 minutes before kickoff!

Advance single game tickets are always available at a discount. Order online using this link, visit the Capelli Sport Stadium Box Office or call 585-454-5425. For limited time, fans can use the promo code 'SOCCER' for $10 off opening day tickets.  Those who use this promo code will automatically be entered in a drawing for a Rhinos Prize Pack, which includes an autographed jersey. 

Season tickets are available here, including the Youth Fan Club which includes a home jersey, full season ticket and more for just $45!

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que is in the building cooking up ribs, wings, pulled pork/brisket sandwiches and select sides!  

For groups of 10 or more and special discounted season tickets and packages please contact the Rhinos at tickets@rhinossoccer.com or call using the phone number above.