Kofi Opare

Kofi Opare
Kofi Opare
Real Name: Kofi Opare
HT: 6' 2" WT: 190
Age: 28 (10/12/1990)
Birthplace: Mampong, Ghana

How Acquired: Selected by the Galaxy in the second round (24th overall) of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.

College: Played all four years (2009-2012) at the University of Michigan ... Played 14 games his freshman season, starting 10 and scoring a goal. Named to Big Ten All-Freshman team ... Played 25 games in 2010, starting 24. Picked up an assist in the regular season and another in Michgan's 3-2 overtime win over Maryland to advance to the 2010 NCAA College Cup ... Started all 20 games in the 2011 season, playing a team-best 1,781 minutes and playing the entire match 10 times. Picked up two goals and an assist. Named Second Team All-Big Ten ... Started all 17 games he played in 2012 despite missing nearly a month with nose an appendix injuries. Named team captain, scored three goals on the season.

Prep: Graduated St. Paul Catholic High School in Niagara Falls, Ontario, where he starred for the soccer team.

Club: Played for St. Catharine's Concord Gunners. Won Ontario Cup in 2007-2008. Represented Ontario at the Canadian Club national championship in 2007, where the team took fourth place.

International: Former member of the US U-20 national team.

Personal: Holds both Canadian and US nationality.

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