Sean Okoli

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Sean Okoli
Personal information
Full name Sean Ugo Okoli
Date of birth (1993-02-03) February 3, 1993 (age 22)
Place of birth Federal Way, Washington, United States
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
New England Revolution
Number 7
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 3 (0)
2014 Orange County Blues (loan) 2 (0)
2015– New England Revolution 3 (0)
National team
2010 United States U18 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 20, 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

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

Sean Okoli (born February 3, 1993) is an American professional soccer who currently plays for New England Revolution in Major League Soccer.


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]

On January 15, 2015 the Sounders traded Okoli's rights to New England Revolution in order to trade up in the MLS SuperDraft and select Northwestern goal keeper Tyler Miller. [4] He signed with the club on January 19, 2015.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

As of January 19, 2015[6]
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 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 1
Career total 17 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 18 7


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