Rapids Sign Israeli International David Ben DayanF

Rapids Sign Israeli International David Ben DayanFormer Maccabi Tel-Aviv Star Expected to Debut With Colorado After The August 15th International Transfer Window OpensDENVER CO (July 27 2005)- The Colorado Rapids announced today the signing of midfielder/defender David "Dedi" Ben Dayan to a multi-year deal. Ben Dayan’s addition to the team which will take place after the August 15th International Transfer Window is pending proper work authorization from the U.S. government. Details of the contract were not made public.Ben Dayan who becomes the second Israeli to play in Major League Soccer (alongside current Rapids defender Guy Melamed) started his professional career with the prestigious Israeli club Maccabi Tel-Aviv where he played for eight years winning two league championships and three open cups performing both as a defender and in the midfield position.Nicknamed "Dedi