CJ Sapong

CJ Sapong
CJ Sapong
CJ Sapong
Real Name: C.J. Sapong
HT: 6' 1" WT: 185
Age: 29 (12/27/1988)
Birthplace: Manassas, VA

HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Sporting Kansas City on Dec. 8, 2014. Signed contract extension on March 14, 2018 through 2019 season plus option for 2020.

A big personality with big-time talent, Sapong is a classic No. 9 forward, 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 joined the Union ahead of the 2015 season. He had his best season yet in 2017 with 16 goals and 5 assists.

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: Drafted 10th overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2018Philadelphia Union3229423213532150930
2017Philadelphia Union333016279456734501030
2016Philadelphia Union31297253526022441710
2015Philadelphia Union2720918974442138920
2014Sporting Kansas City2072811014521410
2013Sporting Kansas City2516415512331339511
2012Sporting Kansas City31249221026124381620
2011Sporting Kansas City3422520965532530500
Career Totals-23317756162152338516531075131
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