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San Antonio FC signs forward Akwafei Ajeakwa


San Antonio has signed forward Akwafei Ajeakwa for the upcoming 2017 USL season, the team announced on Tuesday morning.

“We are pleased AJ [Ajeakwa] has come to join us in San Antonio in 2017,” said SAFC Head Coach Darren Powell. “He brings a lot of enthusiasm and commitment to the game and will be an attacking option for us this coming year.”

Ajeakwa spent the 2016 season with the OC Blues FC. Prior to that, he spent time playing overseas and attended Chico State University from 2012-14 where he earned All-CCAA Second Team honors.

“I’m happy that I am joining a club where the culture of football is well respected, the organization is one of sports’ best and the community support is amazing,” said Ajeakwa. “I want to help bring success to San Antonio and build on my development as a player. I’m here to work hard, dedicate myself to the team and community, and to win.”

San Antonio FC is expected to open its second season in the USL in March 2017.

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Stephen Michael 26, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Michael graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Digital Media in 2020 from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked covering the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.


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