Kwame Watson-Siriboe

Kwame Watson-Siriboe (born November 13, 1986), is an American soccer player currently playing for KTP in Ykkönen.

Kwame Watson-Siriboe
Personal information
Full name Kwame Watson-Siriboe
Date of birth (1986-11-13) November 13, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth Chino Hills, California, United States
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
KTP
Number 20
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Connecticut Huskies 55 (3)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Westchester Flames 1 (0)
2010–2012 Chicago Fire 10 (0)
2011FC Tampa Bay (loan) 10 (0)
2012–2014 Real Salt Lake 19 (0)
2014Orange County Blues (loan) 4 (0)
2015 New York City FC 12 (1)
2014Carolina RailHawks (loan) 6 (0)
2016 Orange County Blues 8 (0)
2017 Indy Eleven 15 (0)
2018– KTP 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:47, 28 June 2018 (UTC)

CareerEdit

College and AmateurEdit

Watson-Siriboe attended Canyon High School and played club soccer with the Pateadores Soccer Club before playing college soccer at the University of Connecticut. Watson-Siriboe appeared in over 60 games for the Huskies, scoring three goals as a senior in 2009. He was awarded the Eric S. Lund Award for the team's most improved player in 2007, and was named the 2009 Big East Co-Defender of the Year.[1]

During his college years he also played one game for the Westchester Flames in the USL Premier Development League.[2]

ProfessionalEdit

Watson-Siriboe was drafted in the second round (26th overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by Chicago Fire.[3] He made his professional debut on April 3, 2010, in a game against Colorado Rapids.

On June 3, 2011, Watson-Siriboe was loaned to FC Tampa Bay in the North American Soccer League for the remainder of the 2011 season.[4] He made his debut for Tampa on June 4, in a 2-1 loss to the Carolina RailHawks.[5] Watson-Siriboe returned to Chicago at the conclusion of the 2011 NASL season.[6]

Watson-Siriboe was traded to Real Salt Lake on June 27, 2012 in exchange for a fourth-round 2014 MLS SuperDraft pick.[7]

On August 11, 2014, Watson-Siriboe was traded to New York City FC in exchange for a fourth-round 2016 MLS SuperDraft pick.[8]

After his release from New York City FC, Watson-Siriboe was placed in the 2015 MLS Re-Entry Draft.

On August 6, 2016, Watson-Siriboe signed with United Soccer League side Orange County Blues.[9]

On February 3, 2017, Watson-Siriboe signed for North American Soccer League side Indy Eleven.[10]

On April 2018,Watson-Siriboe joined KTP in Ykkönen.[11]

InternationalEdit

Watson-Siriboe was a member of the United States' U18 national team that traveled to Argentina in 2004.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chicago Fire Signs Defenders Kwame Watson-Siriboe and Steven Kinney".
  2. ^ "2006 Westchester Flames stats". Archived from the original on June 10, 2011.
  3. ^ 2010 MLS SuperDraft Archived January 17, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Chicago loans Watson-Siriboe to NASL club[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "FC Tampa Bay Loses to Carolina 2-1 at home".
  6. ^ "Rowdies Home - rowdiessoccer.com". Archived from the original on October 11, 2011.
  7. ^ "Fire trade Kwame Watson-Siriboe to Real Salt Lake". Chicago Fire.
  8. ^ http://www.mlssoccer.com/news/article/2014/08/11/new-york-city-fc-add-former-real-salt-lake-defender-kwame-watson-siriboe
  9. ^ http://www.uslsoccer.com/news_article/show/676270?referrer_id=2349190
  10. ^ "INDY ELEVEN INKS VETERAN DEFENDER KWAME WATSON-SIRIBOE". indyeleven.com. Indy Eleven. February 3, 2017. Archived from the original on February 11, 2017. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  11. ^ "KTP täydensi joukkuettaan puolustajalla". palloliitto.fi. palloliitto. April 13, 2018. Retrieved April 14, 2018.

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