Johan Kappelhof

Johan Kappelhof
Johan Kappelhof
Johan Kappelhof
Real Name: Johan Kappelhof
HT: 5' 11" WT: 165
Age: 29 (08/05/1990)
Hometown: Amsterdam, Netherlands

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Discovery Signing using Targeted Allocation Money on February 2, 2016. Re-signed through the 2021 season with Targeted Allocation Money on Jan. 26, 2019.

The fixture in Chicago's center of defense in recent years, Kappelhof returns for his fourth season with the Men in Red in 2019. The Dutch defender combines skill and smarts in his game, and will look to get the Fire back to the top of the standings this season.

INTERNATIONAL: Appeared in five matches for the Dutch Under-21s from 2011-13.

OUTSIDE MLS: A product of the famed Ajax academy, Kappelhof turned pro with FC Gronigen ahead of the 2011-12 European season. He quickly established himself as a regular, eventually appearing in 123 league matches and eight UEFA Europe League contests before moving to Chicago ahead of the 2016 season. 

NOTES: Selected as a 2017 MLS All-Star.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2019Chicago Fire29290256226132050
2018Chicago Fire29290260445239091
2017Chicago Fire33330288144129051
2016Chicago Fire33310278903135330
Career Totals-124122010836101851353222
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