Jalil Anibaba

Jalil Anibaba
Jalil Anibaba
Jalil Anibaba
Real Name: Jalil Anibaba
HT: 6' 0" WT: 185
Age: 32 (10/19/1988)
Birthplace: Fontana, CA
Hometown: Davis, CA

HOW ACQUIRED: Selected in 2019 Expansion Draft.

Coming into the league as a promising center back, Anibaba has shown versatility since spending time at both fullback or center back as necessary. He was drafted ninth overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft and has since bounced around to a couple clubs. A steady presence, he will look to be a consistent starter for Nashville. 

INTERNATIONAL: Anibaba boasts experience with the US U-18 national team and took part in the Pan-American Games in Rio de Janeiro.

COLLEGE: Played three seasons at Santa Clara then transferred to the University of North Carolina for his senior season helping the Tar Heels to their third straight NCAA College Cup appearance. Capped his college career by earning NSCAA Second Team All-American honors. 

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Nashville SC12605820524020
2019New England Revolution22191176425212131
2018New England Revolution312902706111330130
2017Houston Dynamo8404620214000
2016Houston Dynamo302802614112427140
2015Sporting Kansas City161411265411410210
2014Seattle Sounders FC16140128318114110
2013Chicago Fire343413060316715230
2012Chicago Fire333212868118522011
2011Chicago Fire292722508111427100
Career Totals-2312076191121499331659182
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