HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown player on Jun. 17, 2017, to take effect on Jan. 1, 2018.
Okonkwo, an 20-year old forward from Atlanta, Ga., will again look to gain valuable first-team experience in the USL this year with Atlanta United 2.
OUTSIDE MLS: He spent 2018 on loan with the Charleston Battery, scoring five goals in 23 appearances. He spent the previous season with the Atlanta United U-18s and led the team with 26 goals in 29 appearances, the third-highest goal total in all of USSDA for the U-18 age group. During the 2015-16 season, Okonkwo scored 22 goals in 30 appearances for Georgia United, which ranked fourth-highest in all of USSDA.