Austin Elite Rugby Club signed Moroccan wing Soheyl Jaoudat for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. Soheyl is 22-years-old, 5’8″, and 161 lbs.
Soheyl played for ASM Clermont Auvergne Juniors in 2008 through 2009 and then the team’s Academy from 2010-2018. He helped the ASM Under-22s win the 2018 Espoirs French Championship.
The speedy wing also played for the Moroccan Rugby National 15s team. He earned 15 caps and helped the team gain wins in both the 2016 and 2017 African Cup and in the Maghreb Tri-Nations. Soheyl also played for the Moroccan Sevens team, earning 55 caps.
Austin Elite Rugby Comments
Having played alongside some of the best in the world; the former Moroccan International brings a strong rugby background to Austin Elite Rugby. Jaoudat said, “I was extremely happy when I found out I was selected. Indeed, it’s a real opportunity for me to discover the professional world in the US.”
Austin Elite Rugby looks forward to Soheyl’s arrival in Austin, and Head Coach Alain Hyardet anticipates he will be an integral part of our 2019 season run apart of Major League Rugby.