The New England Revolution announced that forward Sean Okoli has been waived by the team.
Okoli was acquired during the 2015 MLS SuperDraft in a trade with the Sounders for the Revs' second round pick. He appeared in five regular season matches for New England last season, logging 46 minutes. He also started and played 64 minutes in the club's U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round 1-0 loss versus the Charlotte Independence on June 17.
Okoli was stuck behind strikers Charlie Davies and Juan Agudelo at the top of the Revs' 4-2-3-1 formation. With wingers Diego Fagundez, Kelyn Rowe and Teal Bunbury logging the bulk of the minutes out wide, Okoli is a casualty of the numbers game and depth at the top of the Revs roster.
At only 23, the former Seattle Sounders homegrown has yet to catch on to an MLS roster after starring for the Sounders U23 club and Wake Forest. Okoli has featured in a total of eight MLS games in two seasons but just 65 minutes combined in regular season games.
The Revolution drafted attackers Michael Gamble, also from Wake Forest, and Femi Hollinger-Janzen in the second and third rounds respectively in the 2016 Draft last month.