HARRISON, N.J. – The Red Bulls have signed French defender Issiar Dramé to an MLS contract through the end of the season, the club announced today.
Dramé is signed through the end of the year with an option year.
“We are pleased to add Dramé to our roster,” head of sport Kevin Thelwell said in a statement. “We hope he can add the necessary depth to our back line.”
Dramé, 22, most recently played for Olimpik Donesk, which competes in the Ukrainian Premier League. He made his debut for the club Oct. 24, 2020, against Desna Chernihiv. The Ivry-sur-Seine, France native made 18 appearances in league play for the club and totaled 1,574 minutes during the 2020-2021 season.
“Dramé is a talent and we are happy to add him,” head coach Gerhard Struber said. “It is always helpful to add more depth to our defense.”
Prior to joining Olimpik Donesk, the 6-5, 176-lb. Dramé joined Olympique Lyon in 2016, he primarily featured for the club’s reserve side, Lyon B. The defender made 14 appearances and accumulated 1,073 minutes played over his three seasons with the club. His youth career began with Clairefontaine Academy and then he became a member of Rennais Academy in 2015, where he appeared for their U-19 side.