Roy Boateng

Roy Boateng (born 21 January 1996) is an Ghanaian soccer player who plays as a defender for New York Red Bulls II in the USL Championship.

Roy Boateng
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-01-21) January 21, 1996
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
New York Red Bulls II
Number 63
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2018 UC Davis Aggies 82 (6)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Portland Timbers U23s 7 (0)
2018 San Francisco Glens 2 (0)
2019– New York Red Bulls II 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 October 2019

Career

Youth and college

Boateng played four years of college soccer at the University of California, Davis between 2015 and 2018, making 82 appearances for the Aggies, scoring 6 goals and tallying 1 assist. Boateng redshirted the 2014 season.[1]

While at college, Boateng appeared for USL PDL side Portland Timbers U23s in both 2016[2] and 2017[3], and San Francisco Glens in 2018.[4]

New York Red Bulls II

On January 11, 2019, Boateng was drafted 16th overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft by New York Red Bulls.[5] He signed for the Red Bull's USL Championship side New York Red Bulls II on March 8, 2019.[6][7]

References

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