Kwame Watson-Siriboe

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Kwame Watson-Siriboe
Personal information
Full name Kwame Watson-Siriboe
Date of birth (1986-11-13) November 13, 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Chino Hills, California, United States
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
New York City FC
Youth career
2006–2009 Connecticut Huskies
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Westchester Flames 1 (0)
2010–2012 Chicago Fire 10 (0)
2011 FC Tampa Bay (loan) 10 (0)
2012–2014 Real Salt Lake 19 (0)
2014 Orange County Blues (loan) 4 (0)
2014– New York City FC 0 (0)
2014– Carolina RailHawks (loan) 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 22, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kwame Watson-Siriboe (born November 13, 1986) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Carolina RailHawks, on loan from New York City FC.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

Watson-Siriboe attended Canyon High School and played club soccer with the Pateadores Soccer Club before playing college soccer at the University of Connecticut. Watson-Siriboe appeared in over 60 games for the Huskies, scoring three goals as a senior in 2009. He was awarded the Eric S. Lund Award for the team's most improved player in 2007, and was named the 2009 Big East Co-Defender of the Year.[1]

During his college years he also played one game for the Westchester Flames in the USL Premier Development League.[2]

Professional[edit]

Watson-Siriboe was drafted in the second round (26th overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by Chicago Fire.[3] He made his professional debut on April 3, 2010, in a game against Colorado Rapids.

On June 3, 2011, Watson-Siriboe was loaned to FC Tampa Bay in the North American Soccer League for the remainder of the 2011 season.[4] He made his debut for Tampa on June 4, in a 2-1 loss to the Carolina RailHawks.[5] Watson-Siriboe returned to Chicago at the conclusion of the 2011 NASL season.[6]

Watson-Siriboe was traded to Real Salt Lake on June 27, 2012 in exchange for a fourth round 2014 MLS SuperDraft pick.[7]

On August 11, 2014, Watson-Siriboe was traded to New York City FC in exchange for a fourth round 2016 MLS SuperDraft pick.

International[edit]

Watson-Siriboe was a member of the United States' U18 national team that traveled to Argentina in 2004.

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