Sean Okoli

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Sean Okoli
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-02-03) 3 February 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Federal Way, Washington, United States
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
2008–2010 Washington Premier FC
2010–2011 Seattle Sounders FC
2011–2013 Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Seattle Sounders FC U-23 14 (6)
2014 Seattle Sounders FC 2 (0)
2014 Orange County Blues (loan) 2 (0)
National team
2010 United States U18 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 10, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of April 25, 2014

Sean Okoli (born 3 February 1993) is an American professional soccer who last played for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

Early Career[edit]

Born in Federal Way, Washington, Okoli was a part of the Seattle Sounders FC Academy before attending college at Wake Forest University in 2011.[1] While playing for the Demon Deacons Okoli earned All-ACC honors in all three seasons he attended the college and scored 24 goals with 9 assists during his time there.[1] While playing at Wake Forest, Okoli also played in the USL PDL with the Seattle Sounders FC U-23 side in 2012 and 2013.[2] He was also one of the first Academy players to play for the Seattle Sounders reserve side in the MLS Reserve League in 2011.[2]

Seattle Sounders FC[edit]

On January 9, 2014 it was announced that Okoli, along with fellow academy teammate Aaron Kovar, had signed a professional contract with the Seattle Sounders FC.[1] He made his debut for the Sounders on March 8, 2014 in the teams Major League Soccer opener against Sporting Kansas City at CenturyLink Field when he came on in the 86th minute for Lamar Neagle. He then contributed to the teams winning goal in the 93rd minute as they beat Sporting KC 1–0.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

As of March 8, 2014[4]
Club Season League MLS Cup U.S. Open Cup CONCACAF Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Seattle Sounders FC U-23 2012 USL PDL 10 4 10 4
2013 USL PDL 4 2 4 2
U-23 Total 14 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 6
Seattle Sounders FC 2014 MLS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 15 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mayers, Josh. "Sounders sign homegrown players Aaron Kovar and Sean Okoli". Seattle Times. Retrieved March 8, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Sounders FC Signs Aaron Kovar and Sean Okoli". March 8, 2014. Retrieved Seattle Sounders FC.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Seattle Sounders 1-0 Sporting Kansas City (March 8, 2014)". Major League Soccer. Retrieved March 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ Sean Okoli profile at Soccerway

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