Ike Opara

Sporting Kansas City #3 - Defender

  • Born: 02/21/89
  • Age: 25
  • Height:
  • Weight: 0

SKC’s Opara to have season ending surgery

Sporting KC’s Opara out for season with ankle surgery as a result of the collision with Watt's in Colorado

#SKCvSJ Review: The End Of A Long Week

A grueling CCL schedule wore down the Quakes and Sporting KC - a cold night on a worn field yielded little to write home about, but Nerdy Gales found 479 words to describe the Earthquakes' week.

Besler, Collin, and Opara make the grade

With a name like Besler, Collin, and Opara, it has got to be good. And it was in 2013 for Peter Vermes and company

Sporting dominant in 2-0 win at Real Esteli

Sporting made their CONCACAF Champions League debut look like a kick around in the back yard with an easy win over Real Esteli.

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Huddle up! Quakes take first step to championship

The message from San Jose Earthquakes players and coaches throughout the preseason? Winning the regular season title last year was okay, but failing to make an impact in the MLS Cup playoffs was bitterly disappointing.

Let's sign two! Gargan, Harden join Earthquakes

Following their selection in the 2012 MLS Re-Entry Draft, defenders Dan Gargan and Ty Harden were signed to the San Jose Earthquakes. The two MLS veterans are expected to help bolster a roster that was shy of defensive depth.

With the 14th pick in the 2013 MLS Mock Draft...

Sporting Kansas City selects Notre Dame forward Dillon Powers.

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Goals of 2012 #9: Beckerman v. San Jose

Coming in at number 9 on the Top 10 Goals of 2012 is Kyle Beckerman for this fantastic piece of movement in a 3-1 loss against San Jose Earthquakes.

Sporting KC trades for Ike Opara

Sporting KC gave up its second-round draft pick to acquire the defender.

Re-Entry Draft: Ike Opara To SKC, Who Do We Want?

We all kind of hoped that the Rapids would pick Ike Opara in the Re-Entry Draft. That option's gone now, with Opara in Kansas City. Who else is there for the Rapids to pick?

Timbers Tid Bits: Gotta Love The Off Season

Roster moves, homegrown signings, and trade rumors all over the league.

Opara experiment ends in San Jose

Ike Opara, once projected to be a starting centerback for the San Jose Earthquakes and a perennial selection to the U.S. Men's National Team, is shipped to Sporting Kansas City for a second round pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.

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