Player Details


Michael Tetteh


5' 8"


154 lbs

Date of Birth

1.16.1989 (35)


Accra, Ghana


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Career Summary

bm76S" style="display: none;"> How Acquired:
Selected in the second round (20th overall) of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft on January 13, 2011.

MLS Experience:

  • 2011: Made nine appearances and eight starts in MLS Reserve League, logging 748 minutes. Tied for second on team with three Reserve League goals, also adding two assists. Loaned to Orlando City from 6/29-7/10.


  • 2010: Started 12 of 15 appearances in his third season with the Gauchos. Scored a career-high three goals, including a late strike against California after he returned to the game from injury. Finished collegiate career having started 50 of 59 appearances and scored six goals with eight assists.
  • 2009: Second team Far West All-Region and Second Team All-Big West. Played in 24 games for the Gauchos and started 22. Scored one goal with career-high five assists. Assisted on the game-winning goals vs. Indiana (10/2) and Cal Poly (10/7) as well as Wofford (11/19) in the NCAA Tournament First Round. 2008: Appeared in 20 games with 16 starts, logging 1,550 minutes. Scored two goals with one assist.

High School/Club:
Played for Right to Dream Football Academy for six years and Santa Barbara Soccer Club for three years. Right to Dream won the Nike Harvest Cup, the Nomads Tournament and the Blands Classic while Tetteh played. A two-time winner of the Santa Barbara Cup and former Santa Barbara Cup MVP. A three-year player for Dunn School in Los Olivos, Calif. A versatile athlete, he saw time at forward, midfield, and defender. Tallied 15 goals and eight assists en route to being named First Team All-CIF and Dunn's MVP following the 2006-07 season. Scored 13 goals and added 17 assists over the 2005-06 season when Dunn won a CIF title. An All-CIF Second Team pick and Dunn's Most Inspirational Player in 2006.

Michael Osakonor Tetteh was born Jan. 16, 1989 in Odumasi, Ghana. When not playing soccer, he can be found at the gym or reading. The son of Daniel and Mercy Osakonor and has four siblings including brothers Daniel and Steven and sisters Margret and Esther.