Joseph Toby

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Joseph Samuel Toby
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Personal information
Date of birth (1989-02-06) 6 February 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Freetown, Sierra Leone[1]
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2008–2012 Flagler Saints
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Central Florida Kraze 15 (0)
2011 FC JAX Destroyers 7 (1)
2012 Orlando City U-23 16 (0)
2013 IMG Academy Bradenton 11 (0)
2014 Orlando City 0 (0)
2014 Arizona United 11 (0)
2015 Jacksonville Armada FC 16 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 4, 2014.

Joseph Toby (born February 6, 1989) [2] is a Sierra Leone-American soccer player who plays as a defender. He came from war-torn Sierra Leone to Florida at the age of 15 in 2004.[1][3]

Career[edit]

College

Toby a four-year starter at Flagler College, where he received numerous awards and accolades. Toby was a three-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Southeast Region selection, a Daktronics First-Team All-American in 2011, a two-time Daktronics All-Region pick and was a three-time All-Peach Belt Conference First-Team selection. During that time, Toby appeared in 80 matches, scored 25 goals, and notched 22 assists.[4]

Youth

2012: Toby played in Orlando City's U-23 team USL Premier Development League (USL PDL) season… he logged over 1,400 minutes in 16 matches...In 2013 USL PDL season, Toby appeared in 11 matches and notched two assists for the IMG Academy Bradenton.

Professional

2014: Signed to with USL Pro side Orlando City SC first team briefly…transferred to Arizona United SC in the USL Pro. Where he played until august.

Toby signed with Jacksonville Armada FC of the North American Soccer League on February 2, 2015.[5] He was released by Jacksonville in November 2015.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Klien, Danny (2010-11-07). "Flagler's Joseph Toby glad to be home now". The St. Augustine Record. Morris Communications. Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Arizona United Soccer Club adds Joseph Toby". http://arizonaunited.com. Retrieved 28 June 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ Saavedra, Nicole (2012-07-19). "Orlando City U23 soccer defender thrives after escaping war-torn Sierra Leone". Orlando Sentinel. Tribune Publishing. Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  4. ^ http://flaglerathletics.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=1378
  5. ^ "Local standout Joseph Toby signs with Armada FC". Jacksonville Armada FC. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  6. ^ http://www.armadafc.com/news/2015/11/09/armada-fc-releases-eight-from-roster

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