Edward Opoku, UVA Soccer Star’s Smile Unmasked

Third year, Edward Opoku is a star on the UVa men’s soccer team. He leads the Cavaliers with 7 goals and 3 assists so far this season, and according to his teammates, is always smiling. But behind the smile, Edward carries more weight than you might think. Here is Edward’s story—a 5,000 mile journey from dirt road pick-up games in his Ghanaian hometown, Konongo Odumasi, to collegiate matches on the green grass of Klöckner Stadium.


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