Sporting KC brings back Feilhaber, Opara with new deals

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Sporting KC dramatically fell in the postseason for the second consecutive season, however, the club announced on Wednesday that it will be sticking with two influential players.

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The club decided to bring back midfielder Benny Feilhaber and defender Ike Opara as Sporting looks to get back to the postseason in 2017 for the sixth straight season.

Feilhaber, 31, extends his term with the Western Conference side on a two-year deal, while Opara, 27, will be back with the two-time MLS Cup champions in 2017. Sporting KC also has options in 2018 and 2019 for Opara, who joined the team in 2013.