HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent Feb. 10, 2021
A big personality with big-time talent, Sapong can play as a No. 9 or on the wing, and is able to control the offense with quality hold-up play in the attacking third. The MLS Rookie of the year with Sporting Kansas City in 2011, Sapong, who has 71 career regular season goals, will be a veteran presence who should push for minutes.
INTERNATIONAL: Sapong was invited to the U.S. Men’s National Team’s 2012 January camp, culminating in caps during friendlies against Venezuela and Panama.
COLLEGE: Sapong was the first player at James Madison to win conference First-Team honors four times and the 2010 CAA Player of the Year. Also a two-time NSCAA First Team All-South Atlantic Region selection (2009-10).
NOTES: Selected 10th overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft.