Tosan Popo

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Tosan Popo
Personal information
Full name Tosan Emiko Ebigbeyi Popo[1]
Date of birth (1992-09-26) 26 September 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Hutton, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Concord Rangers
Youth career
2000–2003 Chelsea
2005–2008 West Ham United
2008–2011 Charlton Athletic
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 Rollins 54 (20)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Charlton Athletic 0 (0)
2011–2012Chelmsford City (loan) 6 (0)
2012San Roque de Lepe (loan) 5 (0)
2012 Concord Rangers 2 (0)
2014 Orlando City U23 0 (0)
2015 Kraze United
2017 Tampa Bay Rowdies U23 12 (1)
2017 Florida Tropics SC (indoor)
2018– Concord Rangers 26 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:47, 3 March 2019 (UTC)

Tosan Emiko Ebigbeyi Popo (born 26 September 1992) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Concord Rangers.

Career[edit]

England[edit]

Prior to signing a professional contract with Charlton Athletic, Popo featured in the youth set-ups of fellow London clubs Chelsea and West Ham United.[2] On 13 September 2011, Popo made his only first team appearance for Charlton, coming on as a 77th minute substitute in the League Cup in a 2–0 loss against Preston North End.[3] Popo also featured on loan for Chelmsford City and San Roque de Lepe during the 2011–12 season.[4][5]

United States of America[edit]

Following signing for Isthmian Premier Division club Concord Rangers in August 2012,[6] Popo moved to the United State of America in order to play college soccer whilst studying at Rollins College.[7] During his time at Rollins, Popo also played for Orlando City B, making one appearance in the U.S. Open Cup in May 2014,[8] and Kraze United.

On 12 May 2017, Popo signed for the Tampa Bay Rowdies.[9] During his time at the club, Popo played 12 times for the club's U23 side, scoring once.[10]

Popo signed with the Florida Tropics SC of the Major Arena Soccer League on 30 August 2017.[11]

Return to England[edit]

In August 2018, Popo re-joined National League South side Concord Rangers, making his debut on 27 August in a 5–0 loss to Welling United.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tosan Popo" (in Spanish). La Preferente. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Popo prepared for action". Charlton Athletic F.C. 25 August 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Charlton 0-2 Preston". BBC Sport. 13 September 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Pope and Popo extend loans". Charlton Athletic F.C. 18 January 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Addicks duo off to Spain". Sky Sports. 31 January 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Concord closing in on former Charlton Athletic striker Tosan Popo". Echo. 17 August 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Winger Tosan Popo leads Rollins to NCAA third round match-up". Orlando Sentinel. 19 November 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  8. ^ "T. Popo". Soccerway. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Rowdies U23 Announce Roster Ahead of Inaugural PDL Season". Tampa Bay Rowdies. 12 May 2017. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  10. ^ "Tosan Popo". Premier Development League. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  11. ^ "TROPICS SC ADD TWO FLORIDA COLLEGE STARS TO OFFENSIVE ARSENAL". FLTropics.com. Florida Tropics SC. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  12. ^ "CONCORD RANGERS VS. WELLING UNITED 0 - 5". Soccerway. 27 August 2018. Retrieved 17 September 2018.

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