Joseph Nane

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Joseph Nane
Personal information
Full name Joseph Nane Fils Eone
Date of birth (1987-03-12) March 12, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
New York Cosmos
Number 5
Youth career
2006–2009 Old Dominion Monarchs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Hampton Roads Piranhas 31 (1)
2010 Toronto FC 11 (0)
2011–2012 Colorado Rapids 19 (1)
2013– New York Cosmos 30 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 November 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Joseph Nane Fils Eone (born March 12, 1987 in Yaoundé) is a Cameroonian footballer who currently plays for New York Cosmos in the North American Soccer League.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

Joseph attended the Catholic University of Cameroon prior to coming to the United States to play college soccer at Old Dominion University in 2006. He was a Second Team All-CAA selection in his junior year in 2008.

During his college years he also played with the Hampton Roads Piranhas in the USL Premier Development League.[1][2]

Professional[edit]

Joseph was drafted in the fourth round (53rd overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by Toronto FC.[3] Joseph signed a developmental contract with Toronto FC on April 5, 2010.

Joseph made his professional debut on April 10, 2010 in a game against New England Revolution.[4]

Joseph was traded to Colorado Rapids on November 30, 2010 in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.[5]

Nane was released by Colorado on November 16, 2012.[6] He entered the 2012 MLS Re-Entry Draft and became a free agent after going undrafted in both rounds of the draft.

On March 12, 2013, Nane signed with the New York Cosmos, and made 10 appearances and five starts in his first season with the team, which culminated in winning the 2013 NASL Soccer Bowl over the Atlanta Silverbacks. The Cosmos announced on January 25, 2014 that they had signed Nane to a contract extension.[7]

During the 2014 Spring season, Nane made eight appearances and six starts and recorded his first assist with the Cosmos in the team's 3-0 win over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers on May 31, 2014 at Fort Lauderdale, as the Cosmos finished in second place with a record of 6-1-2 (W-D-L).[8]

Nane finished the 2014 regular season with 13 starts and 21 appearances. He recorded one assist on the season.[9]

Personal[edit]

Nane holds a U.S. green card which qualifies him as a domestic player for MLS roster purposes.[10]

Career stats[edit]

Team Season League Domestic
League
Domestic
Playoffs
Domestic
Cup1
Concacaf
Competition2
Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Toronto FC 2010 MLS 11 0 0 - - - 1 0 0 5 0 0 17 0 0
Colorado Rapids 2011 MLS 10 0 0 1 0 0 - - - 3 0 0 14 0 0
Colorado Rapids 2012 MLS 9 1 0 - - - - - - - - - 9 1 0
New York Cosmos 2013 NASL 9 0 0 1 0 0 - - - - - - 10 0 0
New York Cosmos 2014 NASL 21 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 - - - 25 0 1
Total - - 60 1 1 3 0 0 4 0 0 8 0 0 75 1 1

Last Update: October 2, 2014.

1) Nutrilite Canadian Cup/Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

2) Concacaf Champions League/Cup

Honours[edit]

Toronto FC[edit]

New York Cosmos[edit]

References[edit]

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