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Former Revolution player shows off skills, scores goal

Former Revolution forward Sean Okoli scored for FC Cincinnati.

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

It didn't take long for Sean Okoli to make an impact with his new team.

The former New England Revolution forward started for FC Cincinnati (USL) this weekend, contributing 74 minutes before making way for Antoine Hoppenot. Okoli had a strong afternoon and scored the eventually game winner.

Okoli's tally came 10 minutes after Andrew Wiedeman gave Cincinnati the lead. More than your run-of-the-mill goal, Okoli strike came with a bit of style, as the 23-year-old used a backheel to initiate a give-and-go.

Cincinnati would maintain a 2-0 lead until the 90th minute when Eric Ayuk grabbed a goal for Bethlehem Steel FC. The game would ultimately end 2-1, giving Cincinnati their first three points of the 2016 campaign.

Okoli signed with FC Cincinnati after he was waived by the Revolution on Feb. 9, 2016. The Seattle Sounders Homegrown made five regular-season appearances for the Revs in 2015. In total, he played 65 MLS minutes between the Sounders and Revs.