Joshua Okoampa

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Josh Okoampa
Personal information
Full name Joshua Opoku Okoampa
Date of birth (1984-10-10) October 10, 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Odumase Krobo, Ghana
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Retired
Number 17
Youth career
1990–2002 Wings Soccer Club
1999–2002 Park Center Senior High School
2003–2006 University of Wisconsin–Green Bay
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Türkiyemspor Berlin
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Joshua Opoku Okoampa (born October 10, 1984 in Odumase Krobo) is a former American soccer player of Ghanaian descent. He played at Türkiyemspor Berlin.

Okoampa is currently an assistant coach at Century College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. He also serves as Technical Director of the North Oaks Blast Soccer Club.

Career[edit]

A native of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Okoampa played college soccer at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. After scoring 14 goals and six assists his senior season Okoampa was named to the 2006 NSCAA/adidas Men's Collegiate All-America Third Team NCAA Division I.[1] He was the fifth all-time scorer in school history with 36 career goals.[2]

In February 2008 he joined Türkiyemspor Berlin[3] of the fourth-tier Regionalliga Nord, signing a 2-year contract. Okoampa was forced to retire in August 2009 due to a leg injury.

Awards[edit]

  • 2006 NCAA Division I All-American
  • 2006 Horizon League Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2003-2006 Horizon League All-Conference First Team
  • 2002 Minnesota Gatorade HS Player of the Year
  • 2002 Minnesota All-State, All-Metro and Conference MVP
  • 2000-2002 All-Conference

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Faces Abound on Men's 2006 Division I All-America Team". NSCAA. 14 February 2007. 
  2. ^ "Okoampa Named to NSCAA/adidas All-America Third Team". Green Bay Athletics. 1 December 2006. 
  3. ^ "Joshua Okoampa". fussballdaten.de. 1 September 2009.