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Boyd Okwuonu

U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team
National Teams

Under-20s: Okwuonu played an extensive role for the U-20s in 2012, playing and starting in nine of the team’s 10 matches while logging 658 minutes. Under-18s: In 2011, Okwuonu was called up to the U-18s for Northern Ireland’s Milk Cup in late July … Under-17s: Okwuonu was part of the USA’s 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup roster in Nigeria, the country of his parents’ birth. He was a second-half sub during the USA’s 1-0 win against Malawi in the team’s second game of the World Cup on Oct. 29.

Okwuonu is coming off his 2012 sophomore season at North Carolina, starting in 21 of the team’s 23 games and earning NSCAA All-America Second Team honors. In 2011, Okwuonu was named to the ACC All-Freshman Team after starting in all 26 matches at center back.