Reuters logo
Johannsson extends AZ Alkmaar contract until 2018
May 30, 2014 / 10:58 AM / 4 years ago

Johannsson extends AZ Alkmaar contract until 2018

(Reuters) - American international Aron Johannsson has extended his contract with Dutch club AZ Alkmaar days after scoring for his country in a World Cup warm-up international.

May 27, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; United States forward Aron Johannsson (9) celebrates with defender Matt Besler (5) after scoring a goal against Azerbaijan during the second half at Candlestick Park. The United States defeated Azerbaijan 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The Alabama-born striker, who represented Iceland at the under-21 level, signed a new deal that keeps him at AZ until 2018, the club said on its website (

The 23-year-old joined AZ in January last year from Aarhus in Denmark and in a season-and-a-half scored 20 goals in 39 outings. His 17 goals this season made him the third highest scorer in the Dutch league.

Johannsson netted for the Americans in their 2-0 win over Azerbaijan in San Francisco on Wednesday.

Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Amlan Chakraborty

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below