Patrick Nyarko

Patrick Nyarko
Patrick Nyarko
Patrick Nyarko
Midfielder
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Real Name: Patrick Nyarko
HT: 6' 0" WT: 160
Age: 31 (01/15/1986)
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
Hometown: Kumasi, Ghana

HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Chicago on January 6, 2016.

PRONUNCIATION: NEE-yah-koh

After spending eight years with the Fire, Nyarko joined D.C. United prior to the 2016 season. He had a career resurgence under Ben Olsen, producing four goals and eight assists. The speedy winger had suffered from injuries over his last two seasons with Fire. His best two seasons came in 2010 and 2011 when he had nine and ten assists, respectively. When he's at his best, Nyarko utilizes 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.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017D.C. United141211028218710800
2016D.C. United2623418288237191220
2015Chicago Fire191431222419816240
2014Chicago Fire1791846310511231
2013Chicago Fire30244215344016331310
2012Chicago Fire3431427567401341830
2011Chicago Fire302412266933730920
2010Chicago Fire27221206810271221920
2009Chicago Fire30224198323320223700
2008Chicago Fire9211590435100
Career Totals-23618324163094924798208101171
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