US Youth National Team player, Kobi Henry made his first professional start at center-back for OCSC against Las Vegas Lights on Tuesday night. At 16 years and 4 months old, Henry became of the youngest players in USL history to make a start in the USL Championship. Henry made his official OCSC debut earlier in the week in the closing stages of the win versus the LA Galaxy 2.
Henry played 73 minutes in the 3-1 defeat at Las Vegas.
The 16-year-old center-back joined OSCS from Inter Miami CF Academy as a highly touted prospect in June. The Florida native made 16 appearances in the Development Academy this past season for Inter Miami CF Academy.
Henry was selected to compete in the UEFA Development Tournament for the U.S. U17’s held at St George’s Park, England in February of this year. Henry started in two of the three matches, against England and Denmark.