Okoli playing for FC Cincinnati in 2016
|Full name||Sean Ugo Okoli|
|Date of birth||February 3, 1993|
|Place of birth||Federal Way, Washington, United States|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|New York City FC|
|2008–2010||Washington Premier FC|
|2010–2011||Seattle Sounders FC|
|2011–2013||Wake Forest Demon Deacons||61||(24)|
|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||5||(0)|
|2017–||New York City||5||(1)|
|2010||United States U18||6||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 17, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of April 25, 2014
Born in Federal Way, Washington, Okoli was a part of the Seattle Sounders FC Academy before attending college at Wake Forest University in 2011. 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. While playing at Wake Forest, Okoli also played in the USL PDL with the Seattle Sounders FC U-23 side in 2012 and 2013. He was also one of the first Academy players to play for the Seattle Sounders reserve side in the MLS Reserve League in 2011.
In January 2014, Okoli, along with academy teammate Aaron Kovar, signed a professional contract with Seattle Sounders FC. He made his debut for the Sounders on March 8 in the team'ss 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.
After his release from New England, Okoli signed with United Soccer League side FC Cincinnati for the 2016 season. Okoli led the USL in goals (16) for the 2016 season and was awarded the league's Golden Boot. and Most Valuable Player award.
- As of December 5, 2016
|Club||Season||League||Postseason||U.S. Open Cup||CONCACAF||Total|
|Seattle Sounders FC U-23||2012||USL PDL||10||4||—||—||—||—||—||—||10||4|
|Seattle Sounders FC||2014||MLS||3||0||—||—||1||1||0||0||4||1|
|New England Revolution||2015||MLS||5||0||—||—||—||—||5||0|
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- "Seattle Sounders 1-0 Sporting Kansas City (March 8, 2014)". Major League Soccer. Retrieved March 8, 2014.
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- Corr, Charlie. "Okoli Shines in Limelight for FC Cincinnati". USL. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
- "NYCFC Sign USL MVP Sean Okoli". New York City FC. December 5, 2016. Retrieved December 5, 2016.
- Sean Okoli at Soccerway