HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Chicago on January 6, 2016.
After spending eight years with the Fire, Nyarko joins D.C. United looking to have a career resurgence. The speedy right winger has suffered from injuries over the past two seasons with Fire. His best two seasons came in 2010 and 2011 when he had nine and ten assists, respectively. In those seasons he utilized his agility to create space on the wing and whip in precision crosses.
INTERNATIONAL: Called up by the Ghanian national team in February 2012. Made his international debut vs. Chile on February 29, 2012.
COLLEGE: In only 57 matches, ranks third all-time in goals (31) and assists (24) and fourth in points (86) at Virginia Tech. MAC Hermann Trophy Runner-up in 2007.