Kwame Awuah SuperDraft stage

NYCFC Take Kwame Awuah in SuperDraft


NYCFC have taken Kwame Awuah in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.

The 21-year old Canadian became the club’s second acquisition of the draft, following Jonathan Lewis to the club.

NYCFC took Awuah in the 16th pick of the SuperDraft, following a trade of $75k in GAM with Seattle Sounders.

The versatile youngster, who can play in defense or midfield, started all 19 games for the UConn Huskies in 2016 as a senior, scoring two goals and assisting seven.

A Toronto native, Kwame has also represented his country at youth level.