Chukwudi Chijindu

Chukwudi Chijindu
77
  • Chivas USA
  • 5' 9"
  • 188 lbs.
  • 02-20-1986
  • Upland, CA

Overview
Chivas USA signed midfielder Chukwudi Chijindu to a Developmental Contract on April 3, 2009, and the attacking player made his MLS debut in the April 11 Honda Super Clásico against the LA Galaxy before scoring his first goal a week later, on April 18, against the Seattle Sounders FC. He finished the season with one goal and one assist in 11 games (four starts) over the course of the season.

Born on Feb. 20, 1986, Chijindu played four years at the University of Connecticut, where he played a total of 86 matches (17 starts), splitting time between midfield and forward, and finished his career with 26 goals. A native of Fontana, Calif., Chijindu was an All-America Top 100 pick and League MVP while at Damien High School in La Verne, Calif. He spent time with the Red-and-White during the 2008 preseason, playing in several scrimmages.

 

MLS Experience

2009: Chijindu played in 11 games (four starts) contributing one goal and one assist. Scored his first professional goal on April 18, 2009 in a 2-0 Chivas USA victory over Seattle Sounders FC.

College
In four years at the University of Connecticut, Chijindu scored 26 goals in 86 career matches (17 starts). Playing primarily as a forward, Chijindu led the team in scoring in his freshman year (2004) with six goals, and was tied for the team lead in 2005 with 10 goals. Was usually the team’s first offensive sub into a match, and also had 18 assists in his career.

Youth Teams
At Damien High School in La Verne, Calif., Chijindu earned four varsity letters in soccer, and was his team’s leading scorer in his junior and senior seasons. Earned a number of individual honors, including an All-League, All-Area, All-California Interscholastic Federation selection, an All-American Top 100 pick, League MVP, two-time San Gabriel Valley Player of the Year, and Inland Player of the Year. Also helped the team to three Sierra League Championships.

Personal
In high school, Chijindu also lettered three-years in football, was an honor roll student, won the Advanced Placement Spanish Award and was part of the National Student Association. Was a psychology major at UConn.

Acquired
Signed by Chivas USA to a Developmental Contract on April 3, 2009

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2011 Chivas USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 Chivas USA 12 2 1 308 0 9 3 8 2 0 0
2009 Chivas USA 11 4 1 420 1 8 3 10 2 1 0
Career Totals 23 6 2 728 1 17 6 18 4 1 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 12 2 1 308 0 9 3 8 2 0 0

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chivas USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 11 4 1 420 1 8 3 10 2 1 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/22/2011 SEA @ CHV L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/16/2011 CHV @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2011 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 TOR @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2011 CHV @ DC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 CHV @ CHI L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 DC @ CHV L 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 RSL @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2011 CHV @ POR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 CHV @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 CHV @ SEA T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 CHV @ NE W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/31/2011 CHV @ DAL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 HOU @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 NY @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 CHV @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2011 SJ @ CHV W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 CHI @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 CHV @ PHI L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 DAL @ CHV L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2011 CHV @ HOU L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 POR @ CHV W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2011 VAN @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 CHV @ CLB T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2011 LA @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2011 CHV @ NY W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2011 CHV @ RSL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 NE @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 CHV @ SJ W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/16/2011 CHV @ VAN T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/9/2011 CLB @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/2/2011 CHV @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 COL @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 KC @ CHV L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/23/2010 CHI @ CHV L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2010 CHV @ SJ L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2010 CHV @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/9/2010 TOR @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/3/2010 LA @ CHV L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/25/2010 CHV @ PHI L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/19/2010 KC @ CHV L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2010 NE @ CHV W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/4/2010 CHV @ COL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/29/2010 DC @ CHV W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2010 CHV @ DAL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/14/2010 SEA @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/7/2010 CHV @ TOR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/31/2010 CLB @ CHV W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/24/2010 CHV @ RSL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/10/2010 CHV @ KC W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2010 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Subbed On 13 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/26/2010 DAL @ CHV L 2-1 Subbed On 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2010 CHV @ NY L 0-1 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/29/2010 CHV @ DC L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/22/2010 RSL @ CHV L 2-1 Subbed On 13 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/15/2010 CHV @ CLB L 0-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/8/2010 HOU @ CHV L 2-0 Subbed On 38 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
5/5/2010 CHV @ NE W 4-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2010 CHV @ CHI T 1-1 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/24/2010 SJ @ CHV W 2-3 Subbed On 19 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
4/17/2010 CHV @ HOU L 0-3 Started 78 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
4/10/2010 NY @ CHV W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 4 1 0 2 0 0
4/1/2010 CHV @ LA L 0-2 Subbed On 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/26/2010 COL @ CHV L 1-0 Subbed On 15 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves