Tesho Akindele
Tesho
Akindele

Born
Mar 31, 1992
Age
30
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Calgary, CAN
Height
180 cm
School(s)
Southern New Hampshire University
Where they grew up
Thornton, USA
TEAM HONOURS (1)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN MNT
19 Appearances
12 Starts
3 Goals
2 Assists

Bio

Tesho Akindele

Tesho Akindele... speaks English... his father was born in Lagos, NGA while his mother was born in Calgary, AB... he was two years old when his family moved from Calgary to Mississauga; then four years old when he moved to Winnipeg; then seven years old when he moved to Thornton... grew up competing in soccer, basketball, athletics... he was three years old when he started playing soccer in Mississauga... enjoys video games, music, movies... growing up, favourites included Thierry Henry, Arsenal FC... other favourites included Usain Bolt, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Rapids... earned degree of Master of Science, Finance from Southern New Hampshire University in 2021...

Concacaf semifinalist (2021)...

a US Open Cup winner with FC Dallas (2016)...

from growing up, “my favourite moment that got me hooked on soccer was watching Thierry Henry score that goal against Manchester United (in 2000), when he popped the ball up, turned, and then volleyed over the goalkeeper from the top of the box”...

For Country

he was 17 years old when he made his debut in the Canadian youth program in 2009 with coach Sean Fleming...

he was 23 years old when he made his debut for Canada on 8 June 2015... represented Canada at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 2015-16 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Qualifiers... he scored his first international “A” goal for Canada on 16 June 2015 in Toronto (FIFA World Cup Qualifiers)…

represented Canada in 2018-19 Concacaf Nations League Qualifying... represented Canada in 2019 Concacaf Nations League A... represented Canada at the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup...

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