Player Details


Nedum Onuoha


NAY-dum Onu-oha


6' 0"


207 lbs

Date of Birth

11.11.1986 (35)


Warri, England



Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side


Roster Category

Career Summary

Retired following 2020 season

Onuoha is an experienced center back who anchored the RSL backline in his first full season with 27 appearances, including 26 starts. He also scored one goal.

OUTSIDE MLS: Onuoha was born in Warri, Nigeria, and raised in Manchester, England, rising through the Manchester City youth system before making his professional debut at 17 years old for City in 2004. He would go on to appear in 95 league matches for Manchester City and spent one season on loan to Sunderland, where he played in 31 matches, before making the move to Queens Park Rangers. With QPR, he played in 207 matches from 2011-2018, captaining the club starting in 2015. Of his 333 career league matches in England, 188 came in the Premier League and 145 in Championship.

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Stars to face the LIGA MX All-Stars in the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target on August 10