MLS All-Star nominee: Amobi Okugo

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Amobi Okugo

Jersey number: 14; Age: 22; Position: Defender

Height: 5-11; Weight: 175

  • Tied for second in MLS in points by a defender (7).
  • Tied for fourth in MLS in assists by a defender (3) and in goals by a defender (2).
  • Was a first round draft pick in the Union’s first ever draft (2010), and is one of four players to be under contract by the Union for all four seasons of the team's existence (McInerney, Torres, Williams)
  • Played in 27 games during the 2012 season, starting 24 of those matches and logged 2230 minutes.
  • A versatile commodity, Okugo playes several games at both midfield and defender. 
  • Recorded his first MLS assist on Sept. 23, 2012 during the Union’s 3-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo.

Vote Amobi in for the AT&T MLS All-Star game on July 31 in Kansas City!

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