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Philly Soccer Show: Union Midfielder Amobi Okugo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One the Philadelphia Union’s young guns is the guest on this week’s Philly Soccer Show, with KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Adam Cann.   He’s midfielder Amobi Okugo, in his second year with the Union, and still working his way into being a regular with the team.

In part one, Okugo talks about the tough run of games coming up for the team, with Dallas coming to PPL Park this weekend and the Union traveling to Columbus next.

Amobi also talks about his chances of making the US senior team, with new coach Jurgen Klinsmenn at the helm.  Okugo has featured with both the U-17 and U-20 teams.

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In part two, Greg and Adam break down the Union’s draw with the Houston Dynamo. The Union are winless in their last three game, with one loss and two draws.  We also talk about who the team may bring in as the transfer period is set to come to a close on August 15th.

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Part three shifts focus to the National Team. They are in town to face off against archrivals Mexico at Lincoln Financial Field in what is new coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s first match (see related story).  We look at the roster and preview the match.

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And in part four, the Philadelphia Independence wrap up their home campaign with a 2-1 win over Sky Blue, of North Jersey.  The Independence wrap up the season on the road and are set to play their playoff games at PPL Park.

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Reported by Greg Orlandini, KYW Newsradio 1060

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  • James Dugan

    Great Night for Soccer in Philly. Mexico vs. US and the Union’s play has worked this town into a fury. Lunch Break Blog

  • Anonymous

    Baseball, Basketball, Football, AND Soccer are ALL sports that are written about in ALL news media. Whis is there a big deal about them writing about the Union Soccer Team?

  • The Philly Soccer Page » KYW Philly Soccer Show: Amobi Okugo

    […] KYW’s Greg Orlandini and PSP’s Adam Cann are joined by Union midfielder Amobi Okugo in the latest edition of the Philly Soccer Show. […]

  • Santos!

    Um, this is a tv station … but point taken. Local tv news isn’t any better than the papers.

  • disappointed reader

    Soccer coverage is a telling sign the newspapers are in their death throes.

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