HOW ACQUIRED: Selected during Stage 2 of the 2019 Re-Entry Draft. Signed on December 16, 2019.
After stints with Sporting KC, Seattle and NYCFC, Abdul-Salaam joins FC Cincinnati hoping to provide depth at right back.
COLLEGE: Abdul-Salaam played three seasons at Akron (2012-2014), recording three goals and 12 assists in 54 college games. He became a regular starter during his junior campaign in 2013, recording five assists in 19 starts. He earned All-MAC First Team honors in 2014 as a senior, notching two goals and a team-high six assists while starting all 21 games for the Zips.