Amadou Dia

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Amadou Dia
Personal information
Full name Amadou Tidiane Dia
Date of birth (1993-06-08) June 8, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Nantes, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Phoenix Rising
Number 13
Youth career
2007–2011 Real Colorado
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Clemson Tigers 70 (4)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Real Colorado Foxes 6 (1)
2015–2016 Sporting Kansas City 32 (0)
2016Swope Park Rangers (loan) 3 (0)
2016 Montreal Impact 1 (0)
2017– Phoenix Rising 52 (2)
National team
2010 United States U18 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 16, 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 9, 2015

Amadou Tidiane Dia (born June 8, 1993) is a French-American soccer player who plays for Phoenix Rising FC in the United Soccer League.

Career[edit]

College and amateur[edit]

Dia spent all four years of his college career at Clemson University where he made a total of 70 appearances for the Tigers and tallied four goals and four assists.

He also spent two seasons in the Premier Development League for Real Colorado Foxes.[1][2]

Professional[edit]

Dia was drafted 20th overall in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft by Sporting Kansas City.[3] He made his professional debut on March 8 against the New York Red Bulls.[4] In July 2016, Dia was traded by Sporting Kansas City to the Montreal Impact in exchange for forward Cameron Porter.[5] His option was declined following the 2016 season.[6] Dia then signed with Phoenix Rising FC on June 9, 2017.[7]

Personal[edit]

Dia holds both American and French citizenship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Real Colorado Foxes stats". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Retrieved March 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "2014 Real Colorado Foxes stats". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Retrieved March 9, 2015.
  3. ^ "Clemson's Amadou Dia Selected by Sporting KC in First Round of MLS Draft". clemsontigers.com. Clemson Tigers. January 15, 2015. Archived from the original on September 23, 2015. Retrieved March 9, 2015.
  4. ^ http://matchcenter.mlssoccer.com/matchcenter/2015-03-08-sporting-kansas-city-vs-new-york-red-bulls/boxscore
  5. ^ http://www.sportingkc.com/post/2016/07/12/sporting-kansas-city-acquires-23-year-old-forward-cameron-porter-montreal-impact
  6. ^ http://www.ajc.com/sports/examining-all-unprotected-players-ahead-mls-expansion-draft/ZjTtB2STFqtJ0yQMuqbcZP/
  7. ^ "Phoenix Rising FC Officially Signs Amadou Dia And Nolan Wirth". Phoenix Rising FC. June 9, 2017. Retrieved June 9, 2017.

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