Sapong pens new Sporting contract

1:13 PM, Mar 15, 2012   |    comments
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Kansas City, KS (Sports Network) - Sporting Kansas City announced Thursday that second-year striker C.J. Sapong has signed a new contract with the club. Per club policy, terms of the deal will not be disclosed.

Sapong, 23, enjoyed a fantastic debut season in Major League Soccer in 2011, recording six goals and five assists on his way to securing Rookie of the Year honors. He was the only K.C. player to feature in all 34 regular season matches last year.

"I'm definitely very excited to sign an extension with Sporting Kansas City," said Sapong. "It's an amazing feeling, because I feel like I progressed so much this past year and I feel like I can progress even more.

"We have an amazing situation in Kansas City from the ownership to staff to players to fans. It's truly amazing to be a part of it all."

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