David Diosa

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David Diosa
Personal information
Full name David Diosa
Date of birth (1992-12-04) December 4, 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Medellín, Colombia
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Full Back, Winger, Forward
Club information
Current team
New York Cosmos
Number 19
Youth career
–2005 Bolaños
2005–2010 BW Gottschee
2010–2011 New York Cosmos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 New York Cosmos 39 (4)
2017 Oklahoma City Energy 0 (0)
2017 New York Cosmos 1 (0)
2018 Real Monarchs 0 (0)
2019– New York Cosmos 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:27, 04 June 2019 (UTC)

David Diosa (born 4 December 1992) is a Colombian footballer for New York Cosmos in the National Premier Soccer League.

Personal[edit]

Diosa was born in Medellin, Colombia and moved to the United States with his mother and sister when he was 11 years old. Diosa grew up in Jackson Heights and attended Martin Luther King High School.[1]

Club career[edit]

In 2010, Diosa was a member of the New York Cosmos Academy Under-18 team. Diosa scored the first goal for a Cosmos side in 25 years when he scored for the U-18 team in a U.S. Soccer Development Academy match against Connecticut's South Central Premier. Diosa also scored in a match against Newtown Pride FC.[2]

In 2011, he was a member of the New York Cosmos Under-23 that participated in the Premier Development League.

Professional career[edit]

Diosa signed with the New York Cosmos on July 5, 2013 and made his professional debut in the Cosmos’ 1-0 victory over Atlanta on November 2, 2013, when he played 38 minutes as a substitute.[2]

Diosa scored his first professional goal on August 30, 2014 in the team's 2-2 draw at Indy Eleven.[3] Diosa finished the 2014 season with one goal and one assist in nine appearances for the team. On December 3, 2015 it was announced that the Cosmos had signed Diosa to a contract extension.[4]

In 2017, Diosa signed with OKC Energy FC,[5] but was transferred back to the Cosmos a month later.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-19. Retrieved 2014-11-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b David Diosa - New York Cosmos Roster at the Wayback Machine (archive index)
  3. ^ "Oops! Sorry, something went wrong". New York Cosmos. Archived from the original on 2019-04-24. Retrieved 2019-04-24.
  4. ^ "Cosmos Announce First Roster Moves Following Championship 2015 Season". Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  5. ^ Nutting, Jake (2017-01-12). "Longtime Cosmos Player David Diosa Signs With OKC Energy". Retrieved 2017-02-28.
  6. ^ "ENERGY FC TRANSFERS DAVID DIOSA TO NEW YORK COSMOS". 2017-02-25. Retrieved 2017-02-28.

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