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 30)
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Okzhetpes
Number 29
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)
2013–2014 New York Cosmos 30 (0)
2015 San Antonio Scorpions 23 (1)
2016– Okzhetpes 30 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 October 2016.

Joseph Nane Fils Eone (born March 12, 1987 in Yaoundé) is a Cameroonian footballer, who currently plays for FC Okzhetpes in the Kazakhstan Premier 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 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 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] He failed to reach a new contract agreement with New York at the end of 2014 and was released by the club.[10]

Nane spent the 2015 season with San Antonio Scorpions, before the club ceased operations in December 2015. The following February, Nane moved to the Kazakhstan Premier League, signing for FC Okzhetpes on a one-year contract.[11][12]

Personal[edit]

Nane holds a U.S. green card which qualifies him as a domestic player for MLS roster purposes.[13]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 29 October 2016[14][15]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Toronto 2010 Major League Soccer 11 0 1 0 5 0 - 17 0
Colorado Rapids 2011 Major League Soccer 10 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 14 0
2012 9 1 0 0 - 1 0 10 1
Total 19 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 23 1
New York Cosmos 2013 North American Soccer League 9 0 0 0 - 1 0 10 0
2014 21 0 3 0 - 1 0 25 0
Total 30 0 3 0 - - 2 0 35 0
San Antonio Scorpions 2015 North American Soccer League 23 1 0 0 - - 23 1
Okzhetpes 2016 Kazakhstan Premier League 30 0 1 0 - - 31 0
Career total 113 2 5 0 8 0 4 0 130 2

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Toronto FC
New York Cosmos

References[edit]

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