Player Details

Name

Nkosi Tafari

Pronunciation

TUH-far-eye

Height

6' 4"

Weight

185 lbs

Date of Birth

3.23.1997 (24)

Birthplace

, NY USA

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

Acquired
Selected by FC Dallas with the 14th overall pick (1st round) in the MLS SuperDraft on January 9, 2020.

Languages Spoken: English

Professional
2020: Burgess appeared in six matches (started six) in USL League one for North Texas SC in 2020. In the 540 minutes he appeared, Burgess scored hist first professional goal vs. Chattanooga Red Wolves SC on October 7 in the 48th minute. He also recorded his first professional assist vs. South Georgia Tormenta FC on October 24 in the 96th minute. Appeared in the USL League One TOTW for week 13.

College
Named 2019 WAC Defensive Player of the Year and selected to the United Soccer Coaches All-Region First Team with Seattle University. He scored one goal and recorded one assist in 20 appearances. He earned 18 starts with Seattle’s backline and helped the Redhawks earn 10 shutouts and the regular season title. Prior to joining Seattle U, Burgess played three seasons with University of Connecticut, appearing in 46 matches, including 17 starts.

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