Tahj Minniecon Becomes the Latest Wanderers Signing

The NRMA Insurance Western Sydney Wanderers FC today added a further member to their squad, confirming the signing of forward Tahj Minniecon.

The NRMA Insurance Western Sydney Wanderers FC today added a further member to their squad, confirming the signing of forward Tahj Minniecon.

Minniecon, 23, becomes the club-s 13th signing in what will be the Wanderers inaugural season in the Hyundai A-League.

The former Australian U20 and U23 representative had come to the Wanderers on a trial basis and has impressed Coach Tony Popovic securing a one year deal that will see him wear the red and black in season 2012/13.

Before his arrival in western Sydney, Minniecon spent the past three seasons (2009-12) as part of the Gold Coast United club and prior to that he was with the Brisbane Roar club for two seasons (2007-09).

Minniecon is happy to be joining Australia-s newest, oldest club.

“I-m ecstatic, I-m glad I-m here and happy to keep working with the squad,” Minniecon said. “It-s a lot of weight off my shoulders with Tony showing confidence in me.

“I-m definitely looking to work extremely hard to get myself fit and ready and get back to playing the football I know I-m capable of.

“It-s a really professional club here, so it-s good to have these surroundings and be part of this environment,” he added.

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Tahj Minniecon Born: 13-Feb-89, Cairns Main position: Forward Height: 172cm / Weight: 71kg Junior clubs: Logandale, Southern Districts (Brisbane). Senior career: 2007 Australian Institute of Sport, 2007-2009 Brisbane Roar (Australia), 2009-2012 Gold Coast United (Australia). Hyundai A-League statistics: Brisbane Roar 24 apps (4 goals), Gold Coast United 39 apps (1 goal). Representative honours: Australian Under-23, Under-20.