Central defender David Ochieng signed with the New York Cosmos in February 2016.
He played 45 minutes in his first appearance for the Cosmos, coming off the bench in a 2-1 loss against FC Edmonton.
He debuted with Kenya’s senior national team in 2012 and has since appeared in qualifying matches for the 2014 and 2018 World Cups. His first FIFA competition cap came on March 23, 2013 against Nigeria, a 1-1 draw in preliminary World Cup qualifying action for Africa. More recently, he was a second-half substitute for Kenya's 1-0 away win in an international friendly against the Democratic Republic of Congo on Oct. 4, 2016.
At 18 years old Ochieng joined the senior squad of his hometown club, Nairobi Stima, in the second-tier Kenyan National Super League. A year later he moved to Tusker Football Club in Kenya’s top flight, registering 18 appearances and scoring twice from 2012-13. Tusker were Kenyan Premier League champions in 2012.
In 2013 Ochieng signed with Al-Taawoun FC of Saudi Arabia’s top flight. He appeared in 52 matches over the course of two seasons for the club, scoring two goals.
2017: Re-signed with the Cosmos in Jan. 2017.
2016: Signed with the Cosmos in Feb. 2016 … Made his Cosmos debut on May 15, 2016 against FC Edmonton, playing 45 minutes … Started 11 out of 32 NASL fixtures for the Cosmos, making one appearance in US Open Cup and in The Championship … Tallied an assist in a 1-0 win over the Ottawa Fury in the opening game of the Fall Season.
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