Leonard Owusu

Leonard Owusu
Leonard Owusu
Leonard Owusu
Real Name: Leonard Owusu
HT: 5' 11" WT: 160
Pronunciation: oh-woo-su
Age: 23 (06/03/1997)
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Hometown: Accra, Ghana

A strong, powerful, dynamic central midfielder, Leonard Owusu joined Whitecaps FC in January 2020 from Israeli Premier League side FC Ashdod with the use of Targeted Allocated Money.

A product of Dreams FC in his hometown of Accra, Owusu agreed to an MLS contract through 2022, with an option for 2023.

Owusu finished a solid first MLS season with 14 starts in 20 appearances. He landed among the top five 'Caps in several categories including passes, passing accuracy, dribbles completed, recoveries, while pitching in one assist. In addition, Owusu started the 'Caps Round of 16 matchup against Sporting KC at the MLS is Back Tournament, scoring a goal during the shootout.

Owusu featured for FC Ashdod since July 2018, initially on a year-long loan from Ghanian club Dreams FC, before joining the Israeli Premier League club on a permanent transfer. He made 46 league appearances for Ashdod, as well as an additional 13 matches in Israel State Cup and Toto Cup competition.

 Owusu began his professional career in 2015 with Dreams FC in his hometown of Accra, and twice led his club to a promotion to the Ghana Premier League. In 2018, he was named the most valuable player in the Ghana League Clubs Association G8 Tournament, as he captained Dreams FC to the championship, and scoring the winner in the final. In his final season with the club, he tallied five goals and five assists in 10 matches, leading to a loan with Israeli top-flight club Ashdod.


Season Club League Competition GP GS G A
2019-20 FC Ashdod Israeli Premier League 17 17 0 1
2018-19 FC Ashdod Israeli Premier League 29 25 0 0
2017-18 Dreams FC Ghanaian Premier League 10 10 3 0
Total     56 52 3 1


Season Club Cup Competition GP GS G A
2020 Whitecaps FC MiB Tournament KO Stage 1 1 0 0
2019-20 FC Ashdod Israeli State Cup 1 1 0 0
2019 FC Ashdod Toto Cup 5 5 1 0
2018-19 FC Ashdod Israeli State Cup 2 2 0 0
2018 FC Ashdod Toto Cup 5 4 0 0
Total     14 13 1 0

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
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