Michael Tetteh

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Michael Tetteh
Personal information
Full name Michael Osakonor Tetteh
Date of birth (1989-01-16) 16 January 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Odumase Krobo, Ghana
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1999–2004 Right to Dream Academy
2005–2007 Santa Barbara Soccer Club
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos 59 (6)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Seattle Sounders FC 0 (0)
2011 Orlando City (loan) 3 (0)
2012 Fort Lauderdale Strikers (loan) 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:30, 8 September 2014 (UTC).

Michael Osakonor Tetteh (born 16 January 1989) is a former Ghanaian footballer.

Playing career[edit]

Youth and college[edit]

Tetteh spent his youth career with Right to Dream Academy for six years and the Santa Barbara Soccer Club for three years before playing college soccer at UC Santa Barbara for the Gauchos.[1] He was named Second Team All-Big West and Second Team Far West All-Region in 2009. Tetteh played in 59 games in his three years at UC Santa Barbara and scored 6 goals with 8 assists.

Club[edit]

Tetteh was signed by Major League Soccer to a Generation Adidas contract and was subsequently drafted 20th overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by Seattle Sounders FC on 13 January 2011.[2]

He made his professional debut in a 2–1 win over Kitsap Pumas in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup playing the full 90 minutes on 28 June 2011.[3]

To gain more match experience, Tetteh was loaned to USL Pro club Orlando City SC on 29 June 2011[4] on a 10-day contract and returned to Seattle by 12 July.[5] While with Orlando City, Tetteh appeared in three matches.

Tetteh was sent out on loan again, to the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League on 24 August 2012.[6]

On 14 December 2012, the Sounders declined to pick up a contract option on Tetteh.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
USA League Open Cup League Cup Total
2011 Seattle Sounders FC Major League Soccer 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Orlando City (loan) USL Pro 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2012 Seattle Sounders FC Major League Soccer 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fort Lauderdale Strikers (loan) North American Soccer League 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
Total USA 6 0 1 0 1 0 8 0
Career total 6 0 1 0 1 0 8 0

Honours[edit]

Seattle Sounders FC[edit]

References[edit]

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