Ben Okaroh, Two-time All-American in men’s soccer (1986 and 1987) was Boston University’s MVP in three consecutive seasons. He started all 79 games he played at BU, leading the Terriers to consecutive NCAA tournament appearances. In 1985, the Terriers advanced to the quarterfinals, and in 1986 they set a school record with 16 wins. Ben Okaroh was also a finalist for the Hermann Trophy that year, college soccer’s national player of the year award. A center defender, he graduated in 1987.
Represented Nigeria in National youth soccer tournaments.
Played for the largest club in Africa. the Rangers International FC.
Player for Boston University
Two-time All American Soccer player
MVP Senior Bowl 1988
Hermann Award Finalist (Soccer Heisman)
Best Student Athlete 1988- Coaches Award
Member of BU Scarlet Key Society
BU Hall of Fame Inductee
Played professional soccer in Belgium with his brother Francis Okaroh.
MVP of the All Nigerian Soccer Tournament in San Francisco.
Began coaching careeer after playing for Los Angeles United FC to an undefeated season.