Mubarike Chisoni

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Mubarike Chisoni
Personal information
Full name Mubarike Chisoni
Date of birth (1981-05-10) May 10, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder/Forward
Youth career
2002–2004 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Cocoa Expos 13 (13)
2004 Indiana Invaders 16 (13)
2005 Los Angeles Galaxy 11 (0)
2006 Portland Timbers 17 (2)
2007–2010 Indiana Invaders 49 (7)
Teams managed
2007–2010 Indiana Invaders
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 28, 2010.

Mubarike "Mamba" Chisoni (born May 10, 1981 in Bulawayo) is a Zimbabwean footballer who last played for Indiana Invaders in the USL Premier Development League.


College and Amateur[edit]

Chisoni left his native Zimbabwe in 2001 to attend college in the United States. He was a prolific goal scorer for Coastal Carolina University, where he tallied 27 goals and 24 assists in his three seasons with the school. Chisoni was named a Third Team All-American following his junior season. During his college years Chisoni also played with the Cocoa Expos and the Indiana Invaders in the USL Premier Development League.


Chisoni spent the 2005 season with the Los Angeles Galaxy, where he made 11 appearances, playing mostly as a left winger, using his speed and quickness to attack defenses from the flank. He also played extensively for Galaxy's reserve team in the MLS Reserve Division, finishing tied for fourth in the league with five goals in 2005.

After being released by Galaxy, Chisoni signed for the Portland Timbers in the USL First Division in 2006. He finished his season in Oregon with 2 goals and 3 assists in 17 appearances.

In 2007 Chisoni returned to his first club, Indiana Invaders, to play for their USL Premier Development League team, and as the club's marketing manager and director.


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