Kofi Opare

Kofi Opare
Kofi Opare
Kofi Opare
Defender
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Real Name: Kofi Opare
HT: 6' 2" WT: 190
Pronunciation: CO-fee oh-PAR-ee
Age: 28 (10/12/1990)
Birthplace: Mampong, Ghana
Hometown: Niagara Falls, Ontario

Hometown: Niagara Falls, Ontario
College: University of Michigan
Birth date: October 12, 1990
Acquired: Colorado Rapids signed defender Kofi Opare to a one-year contract on February 25, 2019.

MLS CAREER

2019

  • Made 2019 debut on 4/6 at Orlando City Stadium against Orlando City SC.

2018

  • Featured in 11 regular season games, 10 from the start, with D.C. United.

2017

  • Set career highs in games played and games started, with 26 and 25 respectively, with D.C. United.
  • Scored two goals and one assist.

2016

  • Featured in 10 regular season games, all from the start, with D.C. United.

2015

  • Featured in 18 regular season games, 17 from the start, scoring one goal for D.C. United.
  • Appeared in two playoff games, both from the start, with D.C. United.

2014

  • Featured in 6 regular season games, 5 from the start, with the LA Galaxy.

2013

  • Featured in 6 regular season games, 6 from the start, with the LA Galaxy.
  • Scored his first career goal against the Montreal Impact on 10/16.
  • Appeared in two playoff games, both from the start, with the LA Galaxy.

COLLEGE

  • Ranks 13th in matches played in University of Michigan history with 76 appearances (73 from the start) over four seasons, scoring six goals with two assists.
  • Named to Big Ten All-Freshman team (2009).
  • Named second team all-Big Ten as a junior (2011).
  • Team Defensive MVP (2011).
  • College Sports Madness Preseason All-Big Ten squad (2012).
  • Big Ten Preseason Player to Watch List (2012).
  • Team tri-captain (2012).

YOUTH

HIGHSCHOOL

  • Led his St. Paul high school to the soccer center championship in 2006.
  • St. Paul high school was a finalist in 2007.
  • Took home the St. Francis Invitational title in 2008.
  • Member of two regional zone championships (2007-08) and earned finalist honors in 2006.
  • Two-time Sossa zone champions (2007-08).

CLUB/JUNIOR TEAM

  • St. Catharine's Concord Gunners captured the Ontario Cup in 2007-08.
  • Claimed the 2007 U18 West Division Championship (2007) and the U18 OYSL league championship (2007).
  • Represented Ontario at the Canadian Club national championship, taking a fourth-place finish (2007).

INTERNATIONAL

  • Member of United States U-20 squad.

PERSONAL

  • Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan.

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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Colorado Rapids3302700201000
2018D.C. United111008630806010
2017D.C. United262522214132812320
2016D.C. United1010087406217222
2015D.C. United18171161509120110
2014D.C. United00000000000
2014LA Galaxy6504950204020
2013LA Galaxy6615340214010
Career Totals-8076468651611264692
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