Tesho Akindele

Tesho Akindele
Tesho Akindele
Tesho Akindele
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Real Name: Tesho Akindele
HT: 6' 1" WT: 170
Age: 29 (03/31/1992)
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta

CLUB
2020: Totaled 23 appearances across all competitions … Started 12 … Scored four goals … Netted the game-winner in Lions’ 1-0 victory over Montreal in Round of 16 at the MLS is Back Tournament … Agreed to contract extension with the Lions on July 10 … 2019: Appeared in 28 matches … Scored a career-high 10 goals … Added two assists … Tallied a career-high in starts (22), minutes played (1880), shots (42) and shots on goal (21) … Scored his first goal for the Lions in his City debut on March 2 against NYCFC … Netted the game-winner in the Lions’ 1-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City on August 14 … Made two appearances on MLS Team of the Week … Named to MLS Team of the Week Bench in week 12 … 2018: Traded to Orlando from FC Dallas on Dec. 9 … Played in 19 matches for FC Dallas, starting in five … Scored two goals … 2017: Played in 29 matches, starting in fifteen … Scored four goals … 2016: Played in 31 matches, starting in fifteen … Scored six goals … Registered four assists … 2015: Played in 28 matches, starting in fourteen … Scored five goals … Tallied one assist … 2014: Named MLS Rookie of the Year … Drafted in the first round (No. 3 overall) of the of the MLS SuperDraft by FC Dallas … Played in 26 matches, starting in eighteen … Scored seven goals … Added three assists

INTERNATIONAL 
2020: Recorded three caps for Canada … Scored one goal on Jan. 7 against Barbados … 2018: Recorded one appearance for Canada in a friendly against New Zealand … 2016: Played in six matches … Scored his second goal for Canada against Azerbaijan in June in a friendly … 2015: Earned seven caps … Played for the Canadian National Team in two 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Dominica … Scored his first goal for Canada on June 16 … Tallied two assists … 2009: Attended youth training camp for the Canadian Youth National Team … Played for Canada’s U17 national team against Costa Rica on April 2

COLLEGE
Graduated from Colorado School of Mines …  2012: Started all 21 games … Ranked second in the nation in goals scored with 22 … Named First Team NSCAA All-American and the 2012 RMAC Offensive Player of the Year … Became the school’s all-time goals leader (76) … 2011: Started all 19 matches … Scored 16 goals … Registered 11 assists … NSCAA Second Team All-American … RMAC Preseason Player of the Year … 2010: Started all 21 contests … Led the RMAC with 19 goals … Tallied seven assists … Named NSCAA First Team All-America … RMAC Freshman of the Year …  First player in the school’s conference to score three consecutive hat-tricks


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2021Orlando City SC98362041369510
2020Orlando City SC178382101265300
2019Orlando City SC282210188024221201210
2018FC Dallas19525770979300
2017FC Dallas2915415110211122831
2016FC Dallas3115615144351714720
2015FC Dallas2814515021291520820
2014FC Dallas2618717483301618920
Career Totals-1871054010173141919911755111
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