|Full name||Ikenna Martin Opara|
|Date of birth||February 21, 1989|
|Place of birth||Durham, North Carolina, United States|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Sporting Kansas City|
|2007–2009||Wake Forest Demon Deacons|
|2010–2012||San Jose Earthquakes||35||(3)|
|2013–||Sporting Kansas City||55||(6)|
|2009||United States U20||7||(0)|
|2012||United States U23||4||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 20, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 27, 2012
College and amateur
Opara played college soccer at Wake Forest University from 2007 to 2009 where he appeared in 65 games scoring nine goals and adding three assists. He was a member of Wake Forest's 2007 NCAA College Cup Championship team. He was named ACC Defensive Player of the year in 2008 and 2009.
He made his professional debut on March 27, 2010, in San Jose's opening game of the 2010 MLS season against Real Salt Lake, and scored his first professional career goal - an away match winner - against Chicago Fire on April 10, 2010.
- "List of Players — 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved May 27, 2012.
- The club was known as the Cary RailHawks U23's in 2008
- 2010 MLS SuperDraft
- CBC News http://stats.cbc.ca/mls/boxscore.asp?gamecode=2010032711&season=2010-1. Missing or empty