Amobi Okugo

Amobi Okugo
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Defender
  • Philadelphia Union
  • 6'
  • 175 lbs.
  • 03-13-1991
  • Hayward, Calif.

The Union selected Amobi Okugo from UCLA with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft after earning Pac-10 Freshman of the Year honors in 2009.

2014: Okugo finished second on the team in games played (32) and games started (31). He scored two goals and had two assists. While primarily playing center back at the beginning of the year, he switched to a more natural role of defensive midfielder when then-interim manager Jim Curtin took over. He broke a scoreless tie in the 47th minute during the team’s win over FC Dallas in the U.S. Open Cup semifinals. He also scored a dramatic late goal against Chicago on Oct. 2. The year-end MLSSoccer.com rankings placed Okugo as the No. 13 player under the age of 24.

2013: Played and started 32 games, logging 2879 minutes. He scored three goals and three assists. He scored and assisted against FC Dallas on June 29, 2013 to tie.

2012: Played in 27 games starting in 24 logging 2230 minutes. Amobi proved to be a versatile player, playing several games at both midfield and defender. He recorded his first MLS assist on September 23 during the Union’s 3-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo.

2011: Started in 10 of 15 matches played for the Union for a total of 811 minutes…Took 12 shots…Saw action in seven Reserve League games (D.C. United 7/3; New England 7/18, 9/8; New York 8/15; Columbus 8/21, 9/18; Toronto 10/16), starting all in which he played. 

2010: Made professional debut on March 25 as a substitute in the team’s inaugural game at Seattle ... started first game on June 10, 2010, a 2-0 loss to Kansas City. 

2009: Generation adidas signee … Earned Pac-10 Freshman of the Year honors ... Also received second-team All-Pac-10 acclaim ... Consensus All-Freshman selection nationally ... Started in all 20 games for UCLA, totaling 1744 minutes, third-most on the squad ... Recorded two assists (against UC Davis and vs. Oregon State) ... Helped the Bruins record six shutouts and a team goals against average of 0.86.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: First-team Parade All-American in 2009 and 2008 ... Ranked as the No. 1 recruit in 2009 by Top Drawer Soccer ... Three-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American ... Played club soccer with the San Juan Soccer Club, winning the 2008 Surf Cup ... Won a regional championship with the ODP State team. 

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Mainstay with the U.S. Youth National Teams ... Played with the U-20s at the 2009 CONCACAF Championships and with the U-18s at the 2009 Australian Youth Festival, where he scored two goals in three games, and at the 2009 Milk Cup ... Was in residency with the U.S. U-17s and had six caps in 2007 ... With the U-18s, he scored the only goal for the U.S. at the 2008 Lisbon Tournament.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Philadelphia Union 32 31 2 2798 2 31 7 39 0 3 1
2013 Philadelphia Union 32 32 3 2879 3 25 6 36 3 6 1
2012 Philadelphia Union 27 24 0 2230 1 16 2 24 2 3 0
2011 Philadelphia Union 15 10 0 811 0 12 4 18 0 2 0
2010 Philadelphia Union 11 4 0 437 0 3 1 14 0 0 0
Career Totals 117 101 5 9155 6 87 20 131 5 14 2

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 32 31 2 2798 2 31 7 39 0 3 1

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 32 32 3 2879 3 25 6 36 3 6 1

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 27 24 0 2230 1 16 2 24 2 3 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Philadelphia Union 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 15 10 0 811 0 12 4 18 0 2 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 11 4 0 437 0 3 1 14 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/26/2014 PHI @ CLB L 1-2 Started 90 0 1 1 1 4 1 1 0
10/18/2014 KC @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
10/11/2014 CLB @ PHI L 3-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/2/2014 CHI @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
9/27/2014 PHI @ DC L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
9/20/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Subbed On 38 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/13/2014 NY @ PHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
9/6/2014 PHI @ TOR W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
9/3/2014 TOR @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
8/24/2014 SJ @ PHI W 2-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/15/2014 PHI @ HOU L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
8/9/2014 MTL @ PHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/1/2014 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0
7/19/2014 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Started 69 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
7/16/2014 NY @ PHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2014 COL @ PHI T 3-3 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 1
7/4/2014 PHI @ DAL L 1-2 Started 81 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
6/28/2014 PHI @ NE W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
6/7/2014 VAN @ PHI T 3-3 Started 90 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0
5/31/2014 PHI @ CHV W 3-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/25/2014 PHI @ LA L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/17/2014 NE @ PHI L 5-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
5/14/2014 PHI @ KC W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0
5/10/2014 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0
5/3/2014 PHI @ SEA L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/26/2014 PHI @ MTL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
4/19/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0
4/16/2014 PHI @ NY L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
4/12/2014 RSL @ PHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 PHI @ CHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 MTL @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 PHI @ CLB L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/15/2014 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 PHI @ POR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/26/2013 KC @ PHI L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 4 0 0
10/19/2013 PHI @ MTL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
10/12/2013 PHI @ DC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/5/2013 TOR @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
9/27/2013 PHI @ KC W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
9/14/2013 HOU @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0
9/8/2013 PHI @ SJ L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/31/2013 MTL @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2013 PHI @ NE L 1-5 Started 89 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 1
8/17/2013 PHI @ NY T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 DC @ PHI W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0
8/3/2013 CHI @ PHI L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7/27/2013 PHI @ VAN W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7/20/2013 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
7/12/2013 CHV @ PHI W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
7/6/2013 PHI @ HOU L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
7/3/2013 PHI @ RSL T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2013 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
6/23/2013 NY @ PHI W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2013 CLB @ PHI W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/1/2013 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/25/2013 PHI @ MTL L 3-5 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 CHI @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2013 LA @ PHI L 4-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0
5/11/2013 PHI @ CHI W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/4/2013 SEA @ PHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0
4/27/2013 PHI @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
4/21/2013 PHI @ DC W 3-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/13/2013 TOR @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
4/6/2013 PHI @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0
3/30/2013 PHI @ NY L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
3/16/2013 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0
3/10/2013 PHI @ COL W 2-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
3/2/2013 KC @ PHI L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
10/27/2012 NY @ PHI L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
10/24/2012 PHI @ KC L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0
10/20/2012 PHI @ HOU L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
10/6/2012 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
10/3/2012 PHI @ CHI W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/29/2012 PHI @ CLB L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 2 1 0
9/23/2012 HOU @ PHI W 1-3 Started 90 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0
9/20/2012 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/15/2012 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
9/1/2012 PHI @ NE T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0
8/29/2012 CLB @ PHI L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0
8/24/2012 RSL @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
8/19/2012 PHI @ DC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/12/2012 CHI @ PHI L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/4/2012 PHI @ MTL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
7/29/2012 NE @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
7/21/2012 PHI @ NY L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/14/2012 MTL @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 TOR @ PHI W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/4/2012 PHI @ LA W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
6/30/2012 PHI @ HOU L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
6/23/2012 KC @ PHI W 0-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/16/2012 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/26/2012 PHI @ TOR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 PHI @ DAL T 1-1 Subbed On 32 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/13/2012 NY @ PHI L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 PHI @ SEA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 SJ @ PHI L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
4/21/2012 PHI @ CHV W 1-0 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 CLB @ PHI W 0-1 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/31/2012 VAN @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 PHI @ CHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/18/2012 COL @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/12/2012 PHI @ POR L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2011 PHI @ NY L 0-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
10/15/2011 TOR @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/8/2011 PHI @ SEA W 2-0 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2011 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/29/2011 DC @ PHI W 2-3 Started 45 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/23/2011 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
9/17/2011 CLB @ PHI W 0-1 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2011 NE @ PHI T 4-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/3/2011 PHI @ RSL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/20/2011 PHI @ CLB L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 HOU @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2011 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/29/2011 COL @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/17/2011 PHI @ NE W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 PHI @ SJ T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 PHI @ DC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 CHV @ PHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2011 KC @ PHI T 0-0 Subbed On 24 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
6/18/2011 PHI @ VAN L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2011 RSL @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 PHI @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 PHI @ TOR W 6-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2011 CHI @ PHI W 1-2 Started 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 PHI @ DAL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0
5/11/2011 LA @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/6/2011 PHI @ POR L 0-1 Started 78 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
4/30/2011 SJ @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 3 1 1 0
4/16/2011 SEA @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 4 3 1 0
4/9/2011 NY @ PHI W 0-1 Subbed On 84 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
4/2/2011 PHI @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 VAN @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 PHI @ HOU W 1-0 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/24/2010 PHI @ CLB L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/16/2010 NY @ PHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/7/2010 LA @ PHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2010 HOU @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2010 PHI @ COL L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
9/25/2010 CHV @ PHI W 0-3 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
9/15/2010 PHI @ SJ L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/11/2010 CHI @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/4/2010 KC @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
8/28/2010 PHI @ NE W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22/2010 PHI @ DC L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/14/2010 COL @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/11/2010 RSL @ PHI T 1-1 Subbed On 27 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
8/8/2010 PHI @ DAL L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/5/2010 CLB @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/31/2010 NE @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/17/2010 TOR @ PHI W 1-2 Started 87 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/10/2010 SJ @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2010 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/27/2010 SEA @ PHI W 1-3 Subbed On 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/10/2010 PHI @ KC L 0-2 Started 60 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
6/5/2010 PHI @ CHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/29/2010 PHI @ HOU W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2010 DAL @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2010 PHI @ RSL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2010 PHI @ LA L 1-3 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/24/2010 PHI @ NY L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/15/2010 PHI @ TOR L 1-2 Subbed On 18 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
4/10/2010 DC @ PHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/25/2010 PHI @ SEA L 0-2 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves