George Fochive

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George Fochive
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-03-24) March 24, 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Washington, D.C., United States
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Hapoel Hadera
Youth career
2010–2012 Hawaii Pacific Sea Warriors
2011–2012 Real Maryland Monarchs
2012–2014 Connecticut Huskies
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Portland Timbers 15 (0)
2014Sacramento Republic (loan) 11 (0)
2015Portland Timbers 2 (loan) 8 (4)
2016–2018 Viborg FF 64 (3)
2019– Hapoel Hadera 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 15, 2018

George Fochive (born March 24, 1992) is an American soccer player who plays for the Israeli club Hapoel Hadera.

Career[edit]

College and amateur[edit]

Fochive started his college soccer career at Hawaii Pacific University in 2010, where he spent two years before transferring to UConn in 2012.[1]

While at college, Fochive also appeared for USL PDL club Real Maryland Monarchs in 2011 and 2012.[2]

Professional[edit]

Fochive was drafted in the third round of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft (39th overall) by the Portland Timbers, and was signed by the club in February 2014.[3]

Fochive was loaned to Portland's USL Pro affiliate club Sacramento Republic and made his debut on April 27, 2014 in a 1-2 defeat to Harrisburg City Islanders.[4]

In February 2016, Portland sold Fochive to Viborg FF of the Danish Superliga.[5]

Fochive departed Viborg in December 2018.[6]

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

Portland Timbers

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University of Connecticut Huskies Official Athletic Site :: Men's Soccer". Uconnhuskies.Com. Retrieved 2016-09-26.
  2. ^ "George Fochive". SoccerStats.us. 2012-06-17. Retrieved 2016-09-26.
  3. ^ "Portland Timbers sign SuperDraft picks Aaron Long, George Fochive | Portland Timbers". Timbers.com. 2014-02-25. Retrieved 2016-09-26.
  4. ^ "Sacramento Republic vs. City Islanders - 27 April 2014 - Soccerway". Uk.soccerway.com. 2014-04-27. Retrieved 2016-09-26.
  5. ^ "Portland Timbers transfer George Fochive to Danish club Viborg FF | Portland Timbers". Timbers.com. 2016-02-02. Retrieved 2016-09-26.
  6. ^ https://viborg-folkeblad.dk/viborgff/Amerikaner-siger-farvel-og-tak-i-Viborg-FF-Vil-jagte-en-kontrakt-i-USA/artikel/403054
  7. ^ McCauley, Kevin (2015-12-06). "Portland Timbers lift first ever MLS Cup title, beating Columbus Crew 2-1". SBNation.com. Retrieved 2016-09-26.
  8. ^ "Portland Timbers, fans celebrate Western Conference Championship". OregonLive.com. 2015-11-30. Retrieved 2016-09-26.

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