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Birth Date: September 14 1998
Birthplace: Carbondale, IL
2018 Dec 21 – USL Goal of the Year winner
2018 Jun – first USL goal
2018 Jun 04 – first MLS goal
2018 Jun 03 – first match for Sporting KC
2018 Apr 13 – signs Homegrown contract with Sporting KC
2018 Apr 13 – becomes first Homegrown player to move from SKC Academy to SPR and then the first team
2020 Dec 28 Goal.com Wan Kuzain confirms departure from Sporting KC
Signed as a Homegrown Player on April 13, 2018.
Kuzain is a young holding midfielder who has come through SKC’s academy and developed at an incredible rate.
INTERNATIONAL: As a youth, Kuzain trained with the United States U-17 Men’s National Team in 2013 and 2014.
OUTSIDE MLS: Kuzain continued to develop in 2017 with the Swope Park Rangers, where he helped Sporting KC’s USL affiliate to a second straight Western Conference championship. He debuted for the club last March and signed his first professional contract with the club in July, ending the campaign with 13 games played. His 91.3-percent passing accuracy last season ranked first in the USL among players with at least five appearances. Kuzain has started four of the Rangers’ first five matches this season, completing 90.8 percent of his passes. SPR is currently tied for first place in the USL’s Western Conference with a 3-1-1 record.
72' NEARLY an instant impact from Kuzain! His left-footed skipper was destined for the corner, but Miller has been big all day and comes up with another massive stop!
1-1 // #SKCvCLT
— Sporting KC II (@SportingKCII) March 8, 2020
KUUUZZ. Free kick aficionado. Malaysian Messi. Kuzain.
Add Goal of the Year Winner to the nickname list now 🙌🏼
— Sporting KC II (@SportingKCII) December 21, 2018
Vote, vote, vote!
— Sporting KC II (@SportingKCII) December 19, 2018
This kid is ridiculous 👀 pic.twitter.com/GquCbhBO1u
— Sporting KC (@SportingKC) August 30, 2018
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) June 11, 2018
⚽️ WE TOLD Y'ALL THE YOUNG'N WAS READY, KC!
— Sporting KC (@SportingKC) June 4, 2018
Cheez-It Man- Checks out Wan Kuzain Celebrating his first goal for MLS Sporting Kansas City pic.twitter.com/I3sngHjzXn
— gary rohman (@garyrohmanphoto) June 4, 2018
— Sporting KC (@SportingKC) May 28, 2018
SIGNING: Sporting KC has signed 19-year-old midfielder Wan Kuzain Wan Kamal as a Homegrown. Welcome @LeKuz7!
— Sporting KC (@SportingKC) April 13, 2018
— Sporting KC II (@SportingKCII) April 13, 2018
New season, new threads. 🔶
The Rangers have unveiled their new secondary kit for the 2018 @USL season! #RangersUp
— Sporting KC II (@SportingKCII) March 16, 2018
GREAT 8️⃣ 🙌
— Sporting KC (@SportingKC) January 27, 2018
2016 August 18 – Wan Kamal signs with Swope Park Rangers from Sporting KC Academy
— Wan Kuzain (@LeKuz7) July 14, 2016
2016 June 18 – STL FC U23’s Win First Game as Kuzain Assists on Game-Winner
2014 December 1 – Academy Select Game Takes Center Stage at Showcase on Monday
The annual Academy Select Game, held during the Winter Academy Showcase tournament, features two teams of 18 players born in 1998 or 1999. The rosters were handpicked by U.S. Soccer Technical Advisors and Youth National Team staff. Wan Kamal earned the start but came out in the 36th minute following an injury.
Happy to get invited back. pic.twitter.com/J4GimLrAks
— Wan Kuzain (@Kuz_TheAsianWiz) March 9, 2014
Kuzain’s 10 day trial with Feyenoord has drawn the attention of the Malaysian press
2014 February 21 vi Utusan Online – Feyenoord test Malaysians translated by Google Translate
“After Kuzain back from training U.S. Under 17 national team in Florida (preparation Under 17 World Cup in Chile, 2015), coach Kuzain believe this player has a bright future in the world of football.
“SLSG believe Feyenoord is the perfect place to polish their Kuzain and as soon as he returned from a training camp in Florida, his coach kept sending personal profile based on Feyenoord in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
“About a month after the Feyenoord has issued a letter of invitation to Kuzain to undergo trial for ten days with them in Rotterdam,” he said.
2014 February 21 – Wan Kuzain to trial with Dutch club Feyenoord
Going on trial with Feyenoord in Holland in a few weeks. #excited
— Wan Kuzain (@Kuz_TheAsianWiz) February 10, 2014
2014 February 23 – Wan Kuzain Wan Kamal Headed to Feyenoord Academy
2013 December 12 – Wan Kuzain Wan Kamal Named to US Academy Select Squads
Four Development Academy Select rosters – two at the U-15/16 age group (1998-99) and two at the U-17/18 level (1996-97) have been named to compete against each other on Thursday, Dec. 12, at the 2013 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
2013 October 20 – Wan Kuzain
2013 October 19 – Wan Kuzain Wan Kamal of SLSG Metro to U17 MNT Camp
A one week stay at the IMG Academy, also home of the US Soccer Residency Academy. He’s part of a group of players who have been invited to work out with the U17 US Men’s National Team (formal announcement will be added once released). It is his first opportunity to work out at this level.
2013 July 22 – SLSG Metro U14 Boys Win NPL Championship
The boys defeated New York Red Bull in overtime in the Semifinal. That hard-earned result was followed by a solid 3-1 win Monday over the FC Dallas pre-Academy squad, earning their second straight win over fully-funded MLS squads.
Video from NPL, Wan is #7 in White