Kwame Sarkodie

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Kwame Sarkodie
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-04-27) April 27, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Dayton, Ohio, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender/Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Cincinnati Kings
Number 17
Youth career
2003–2006 Cincinnati Bearcats
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Indiana Invaders 8 (1)
2007 Cincinnati Kings 14 (3)
2008 Cleveland City Stars 5 (0)
2008 Colorado Rapids 0 (0)
2009 Rochester Rhinos 24 (1)
2010– Cincinnati Kings
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Kwame Sarkodie (born April 27, 1985) is an American professional soccer player, who currently plays for Cincinnati Kings Indoor Team.[1]


College and Amateur[edit]

Born in Dayton, Ohio, Sarkodie played college soccer at the University of Cincinnati, where he majored in accounting. While at college Sarkodie also played in the USL Premier Development League for the Indiana Invaders[2] and the Cincinnati Kings.[3]


Sarkodie signed his first professional contract in 2008, playing for the Cleveland City Stars in the USL Second Division, and helping them to the USL-2 championship. Following the title game, Sarkodie played two games for the Colorado Rapids reserve team, and signed a brief professional contract to play with the team during the playoffs, but he never made a senior appearance for the team and was waived on March 3, 2009.

On March 26, 2009 the Rochester Rhinos announced the signing of Sarkodie to a one-year contract.[4]


Sarkodie's parents are from Ghana. He has two younger brothers currently playing soccer at the collegiate level: Ofori Sarkodie at Indiana University[5] and Kofi Sarkodie who's with Houston Dynamo.[6]


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