Player Details

Name

Jalil Anibaba

Height

6' 0"

Weight

185 lbs

Date of Birth

10.19.1988 (33)

Birthplace

Davis, CA USA

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior
Career Summary

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ACQUIRED

Selected with Nashville SC’s third pick in the 2019 MLS Expansion Draft

AWARDS AND MILESTONES

  • Recorded three caps for United States U-18 National Team
  • Played for United States U-20 National Team

PROFESSIONAL

Nashville Soccer Club (Major League Soccer, United States)

2020

New England Revolution (Major League Soccer, United States)

2019

  • Made 22 appearances and 19 starts
  • Scored one goal and notched two assists
  • Made first appearance on March 2 at Dallas and recorded assist in 1-1 draw

2018

  • Made 31 appearances and 29 starts in his second season
  • Recorded one assist on the year in 2706 minutes
  • Made first appearance on March 3 and was subbed on in 2-0 loss at Philadelphia

Houston Dynamo (Major League Soccer, United States)

2017

  • Made eight appearances and four starts
  • Appeared in all four of Houston’s post season games, making three starts and recording an assist

2016

  • Made 30 appearances and 28 starts in his inaugural season in Houston
  • Recorded his lone assist of the season in a 1-1 draw vs. Seattle on April 10

Sporting Kansas City (Major League Soccer, United States)

2015

  • Made 16 appearances and 14 starts
  • Recorded one goal and a career-high four assists in his lone season with Sporting Kansas City
  • Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Champion

Seattle Sounders FC (Major League Soccer, United States)

2014

  • Made 16 appearances and 14 starts
  • Recorded one assist in a 4-4 draw at Portland on April 5
  • Selected by Orlando in MLS Expansion Draft and subsequently traded to SKC
  • Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Champion

Chicago Fire (Major League Soccer, United States)

2013

  • Started all 34 appearances and tallied a career-high 3060 minutes
  • Recorded one goal on the season in a 3-2 win at Dallas on October 12
  • Notched three assists on the season, assisting the lone goal in a 1-0 win over SKC on August 23

2012

  • Made 33 appearances and 32 starts in his second season
  • Recorded one goal and one assist
  • Started and scored his lone goal on May 20 in loss at Portland
  • Started and played 75 minutes in Chicago’s playoff loss to Houston on October 31

2011

  • Made 29 appearances and 27 starts
  • Scored two goals and notched one assist in his debut season
  • Made his MLS debut on March 19 in a 1-1 draw at Dallas
  • Scored two goals in a 3-2 win vs. Columbus on October 22
  • Picked up his first MLS assist on April 17 in a 2-1 loss vs. LA Galaxy

INTERNATIONAL

  • Recorded three caps for United States U-18 National Team
  • Played for United States U-20 National Team

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 NCAA Second Team All-American honors.

PERSONAL

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