Demont Mitchell

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Demont Mitchell
Personal information
Full name Demont Mitchell
Date of birth (1988-10-24) 24 October 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Nassau, Bahamas
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder or Striker
Youth career
2000 Richmond Kickers
2005 Bears FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 Hofstra Pride 34 (5)
National team
2008–2011 Bahamas 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 December 2008.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 April 2016

Demont Mitchell (born 24 October 1988) is a retired association football player from The Bahamas who had his career cut short by injuries suffered in a car accident.

He has dual American-Bahamian citizenship.

Club career[edit]

As a child, Mitchell had trials with Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English football league. He played for Bears FC in the Bahamas before joining the Hofstra University in 2006.[1]

International career[edit]

Mitchell made his debut for the senior Bahamas in a March 2008 World Cup qualification match against the British Virgin Islands and has earned a total of six caps, scoring 1 goal, all of them in World Cup qualification games.[2]

His final international was in July 2011 against the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Personal life[edit]

Mitchell suffered a serious brain injury in a car accident in the Bahamas in October 2012 which left him in a coma for three weeks.[3] A foundation dedicated to spread brain injury awareness was named after him in 2014.[4] Also, a soccer tournament was staged in June 2015 to help in covering his medical expenses.[5]

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