"We understand the moment": Tesho Akindele's late-game heroics come at a crucial time for Orlando City SC
Don't look now, but Orlando City SC have won three straight matches and are up to fifth place in the MLS Eastern Conference standings.
2020: Totaled 23 appearances across all competitions … Started 12 … Scored four goals … Netted the game-winner in Lions’ 1-0 victory over Montreal in Round of 16 at the MLS is Back Tournament … Agreed to contract extension with the Lions on July 10 … 2019: Appeared in 28 matches … Scored a career-high 10 goals … Added two assists … Tallied a career-high in starts (22), minutes played (1880), shots (42) and shots on goal (21) … Scored his first goal for the Lions in his City debut on March 2 against NYCFC … Netted the game-winner in the Lions’ 1-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City on August 14 … Made two appearances on MLS Team of the Week … Named to MLS Team of the Week Bench in week 12 … 2018: Traded to Orlando from FC Dallas on Dec. 9 … Played in 19 matches for FC Dallas, starting in five … Scored two goals … 2017: Played in 29 matches, starting in fifteen … Scored four goals … 2016: Played in 31 matches, starting in fifteen … Scored six goals … Registered four assists … 2015: Played in 28 matches, starting in fourteen … Scored five goals … Tallied one assist … 2014: Named MLS Rookie of the Year … Drafted in the first round (No. 3 overall) of the of the MLS SuperDraft by FC Dallas … Played in 26 matches, starting in eighteen … Scored seven goals … Added three assists
2020: Recorded three caps for Canada … Scored one goal on Jan. 7 against Barbados … 2018: Recorded one appearance for Canada in a friendly against New Zealand … 2016: Played in six matches … Scored his second goal for Canada against Azerbaijan in June in a friendly … 2015: Earned seven caps … Played for the Canadian National Team in two 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Dominica … Scored his first goal for Canada on June 16 … Tallied two assists … 2009: Attended youth training camp for the Canadian Youth National Team … Played for Canada’s U17 national team against Costa Rica on April 2
Graduated from Colorado School of Mines … 2012: Started all 21 games … Ranked second in the nation in goals scored with 22 … Named First Team NSCAA All-American and the 2012 RMAC Offensive Player of the Year … Became the school’s all-time goals leader (76) … 2011: Started all 19 matches … Scored 16 goals … Registered 11 assists … NSCAA Second Team All-American … RMAC Preseason Player of the Year … 2010: Started all 21 contests … Led the RMAC with 19 goals … Tallied seven assists … Named NSCAA First Team All-America … RMAC Freshman of the Year … First player in the school’s conference to score three consecutive hat-tricks
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