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Tulsa Roughnecks Sign Tobenna Uzo

By Tulsa Roughnecks FC, 01/03/19, 3:29PM CST


Tulsa Roughnecks Sign Tobenna Uzo  

Tulsa, OK– Tulsa Roughnecks FC has signed 24-year-old Forward Tobenna Uzo.

“I want to thank God for another opportunity to play the game of football,” said Uzo, “It’s a priveledge to play for a coach & organization that believes in me. I’m ready to give my all to this club.” 

Uzo, originally from Lagos, Nigeria, played college soccer at both Houston Baptist College and Coastal Carolina University. He was selected in the fourth round of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft by Orlando City SC and spent time with the Myrtle Beach Mutiny before signing with the Colorado Springs Switchbacks.

“Toby Uzo has the potential to be one of our most influential signings. Toby is big, strong, brave, and has the technical ability to bring his teammates into the game,” said Head Coach Michael Nsien, “From the players  we are supporting the center forwards with, to our belief in his ability, Toby will have every opportunity to be a double digit scorer. Toby is also known to be great in the locker room, and is very well liked by teammates and staff.”


About Tulsa Roughnecks

Tulsa Roughnecks F.C. was reborn in 2015 when the professional soccer club began play in the United Soccer League (USL).  The Roughnecks play in the USL Championship, one of the most successful professional soccer leagues in the world. The 2017 season marked the Roughnecks most successful campaign, as the team earned its first-ever playoff appearance. For more information on Tulsa Roughnecks F.C. and ONEOK Field, please visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.