Cray Wanderers Squad Update
A note for Cray Wanderers supporters of some recent arrivals to the club in the last couple of weeks .
Rio Campbell – Wide midfield
Rio is a recent newcomer to Cray Wanderers having signed in March from Bowers & Pitsea. Rio made an instant impact scoring on his debut off the bench against Potters Bar Town on 11th March.
Rio had a solid youth career with Barnet, Charlton Athletic and Tottenham and spent three seasons with Chelsea where he made his debut for the U18s at the end of the 2017/18 season. The following season he moved on to Watford and was part of the team which reached the Semi Finals of the FA Youth Cup in 208/19. After being released he joined Swansea City being part of their U18s and U21s set ups.
Earlier this season Rio signed for Wingate & Finchley making seven league and cup appearances and moved on to Bowers & Pitsea making his debut on Boxing Day and made five appearances before joining Wands.
Taner Dogan Midfield
Taner is a midfield player who signed for Cray Wanderers in March. Tamer is an American University graduate from Harvard who captained their Soccer side and caught the eye of League of Ireland side Dundalk and trained with them during the summer of 2020 before having a spell at Athlone Town.
Taner signed for Dundalk in February 2021 but returned to the US to play for Foward Madison in August 2021. Taner became a Sports Consultant for FirstPoint USA earlier this year before looking to resume his football career with Cray Wanderers and was an unused substitute against Potters Bar Town on March 11th.
Destiny Oladipo Striker
Destiny is a striker and a recent arrival to Cray Wanderers signing from Hornchurch in March 2023. Destiny got off to a cracking start to his Wands career scoring just two minutes after coming on as a substitute against Potters Bar Town on 11th March.
Destiny who was a part of Forest Green Rovers U18s side went on to play for Romford, Forest Hill FC, Lowestoft Town and Hampton & Richmond Borough in February last year. This season he has played for Isthmian League clubs Haringey Borough, Ramsgate and Faversham Town and on to Hornchurch in January where he also scored on his debut within a couple of minutes as a substitute against Billericay Town in the Essex Senior Cup
Jaheim Whyte Striker
Jaheim is an 18 year old striker who joined Cray Wanderers in early March on dual registration with Hampton & Richmond Borough.
Jaheim has been part of the Leyton Orient Academy and U18s side and was on the bench for the last two Wands games against Bowers & Pitsea and Potters Bar Town.
We welcome Rio, Taner, Destiny and Jaheim to Cray Wanderers and hope they enjoy their time with the club at this important time of the season.