Joseph Nane

Joseph Nane
Joseph Nane
Joseph Nane
Real Name: Joseph Nane
HT: 6' 2" WT: 185
Age: 30 (03/12/1987)
Birthplace: Yaounde, Cameroon


  • Acquired on November 30, 2010 in a trade with Toronto FC in exchange for Colorado’s natural third round 2012 MLS SuperDraft pick.
  • A native of Cameroon, Nane appeared in 18 overall competitions for Toronto his rookie season.
  • Provides a physical presence in the midfield.



  • Made his debut with the Rapids on April 8 at FC Dallas. Went on to make 10 total appearances (two starts) during the season.
  • Started three of the four games he appeared in during the CONCACAF Champions League.
  • Made seven starts in seven games played for the Rapids Reserves.
  • Playoffs: Started one match and played 56 minutes at Sporting KC in the Eastern Conference Semifinals (11/2).


  • Appeared in 11 games, with eight starts, playing 614 minutes in his rookie campaign.
  • Made his MLS debut playing 90 minutes at New England (4/10).
  • Played in five of TFC’s CONCACAF Champions League matches, starting three vs. Montagua (7/27) and (8/3) and vs. Cruz Azul (9/21) and coming on as a sub vs. Cruz Azul (8/17) and vs. Arabe Unido (8/24).
  • Played the full second half in the Carlsburg Cup vs. Bolton Wanderers FC (7/21).
  • Started in the Nutrilite Canadian Championship game vs. Vancouver (6/2) but left the game in the sixth minute due to a separated shoulder.
  • Originally selected with the 53rd overall pick in the fourth round of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by Toronto FC. 


  • Finished his collegiate career at Old Dominion appearing in 81 games, 64 as a starter, and scored 10 goals and added eight assists.
  • As a senior in 2009, named Second Team NSCAA All-American, First Team All-CAA and All-State and ODU Alumni Association Co-Male Athlete of the Year.
  • Junior season in 2008, earned Second Team All-CAA honors.
  • Started 23 of 24 matches and a sophomore and tied for second on team with three assists.
  • Played in 21 games starting 15 as a freshman. 


  • Full name is Nane Joseph Fils Eone.
  • Parents are Nane Joseph and Yvonne Nane and has siblings: Elie Mahop, Laurenti Eone, Eric Kollo and Genevieve Nane.
  • Majored in Accounting at Old Dominion.
  • Played with the Hampton Roads Piranhas PDL team during the 2007 and 2008 seasons helping the club win the PDL Regular Season Championship and Mid Atlantic Division Championship in ’07.
  • Attended Catholic U of Cameroon before moving to the United States in 2006 to play soccer at Old Dominion University.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2012Colorado Rapids96144603111020
2011Colorado Rapids10203080216000
2010Toronto FC11806140818000
Career Totals-301611368013325020
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