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Kwame Sarkodie
Personal information
Full name Kwame Sarkodie
Date of birth April 27, 1985 (1985-04-27) (age 24)
Place of birth Dayton, Ohio, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender/Midfielder
Club information
Current club Rochester Rhinos
Number 2
Youth career
2003–2006 Cincinnati Bearcats
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Indiana Invaders 8 (1)
2007 Cincinnati Kings 14 (3)
2008 Cleveland City Stars 5 (0)
2008–2009 Colorado Rapids 0 (0)
2009– Rochester Rhinos 24 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 October 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kwame Sarkodie (born April 27, 1985 in Dayton, Ohio) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Rochester Rhinos in the USL First Division.




College and Amateur

Sarkodie played college soccer at the University of Cincinnati, where he majored in accounting. While at college Sarkodie also played in the USL Premier Development League for the Indiana Invaders[1] and the Cincinnati Kings.[2]


Sarkodie signed his first professional contract in 2008, playing for the Cleveland City Stars in the USL Second Division, and helping them to the USL-2 championship. Following the title game, Sarkodie played two games for the Colorado Rapids reserve team, and signed a brief professional contract to play with the team during the playoffs, but he never made a senior appearance for the team and was waived on March 3, 2009.

On March 26, 2009 the Rochester Rhinos announced the signing of Sarkodie to a one-year contract.[3]


Sarkodie's parents are from Ghana. He has two younger brothers currently playing soccer at the collegiate level: Ofori Sarkodie at Indiana University[4] and Kofi Sarkodie at Akron University[5].


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