Bellingham United FC is proud to announce and congratulate Oscar Jimenez as he has signed a professional contract to play for the new USL Pro side Tulsa Roughnecks. Jimenez has played for BUFC for the entirety of the club’s establishment, as well as playing for the Sounders 23 for the past two summers. Both on and off the field, he has had a strong influence on the game and soccer community. His strong ability and commitment to the team have made Oscar a key player on the field as well as a Hammers fan favorite. “The fans were outstanding and made my time with Bellingham United truly worthwhile,” commented Jimenez.
Jimenez made a large impact on every game as a stalwart in the Bellingham United midfield, creating countless opportunities in the midfield for his teammates to score, and putting some goals away himself. Jimenez stated, “The past three years playing for Bellingham United have been invaluable in my soccer career.” In regards to his experience playing for BUFC, Jimenez remarked, “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed playing with some of my closest friends and being such an integral part of the Bellingham soccer community.”
Head coach of the Tulsa Roughnecks, David Irving, has many positive things to say about Jimenez’s performance on the field. Irving noted a few of Jimenez’s strongest qualities including his ability to play smart and exceptional technical skill on the ball.
Oscar Jimenez played under head coach of Bellingham United, Lance Calloway, commented ,“I want to thank Lance for giving me the opportunity to play the game that I love in front of such amazing spectators,” Jimenez stated. Bellingham United would like to thank Jimenez for three years of commitment and dedication to the team and wish him all the best as he takes his game to the professional ranks!