Tesho Akindele

Tesho Akindele
13
Forward
  • FC Dallas
  • 5' 11"
  • 170 lbs.
  • 31-03-1992
  • Calgary, Alberta

Acquired

Akindele was selected with the sixth overall pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft.

Professional

2014: Won the first MLS Rookie of the Year award in FC Dallas history by scoring seven goals and three assists in 26 regular season matches (18 games started)… Scored his first goal in a 2-1 loss in LA on May 21… Picked up his first career assist in a 2-2 draw in Portland on June 11… Scored in back-to-back games (7/4 – 7/19), both wins against Philadelphia and New England… Scored his first career game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory against Chivas USA in LA on Aug. 3… Netted his first career hat-trick in a 5-0 win in San Jose on Aug. 16… Scored his first career playoff goal in a 2-1 win against Vancouver at Toyota Stadium on Oct. 29.  

International:

2015: Called in by U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann for a camp in Carson, Calif., Jan. 12 through Feb. 8… Returned from camp early due to not being Cap-tied to the U.S. (eligible to play for either the U.S. or Canada).

College

A native of Thornton, Colo., Akindele played four seasons for the Colorado School of Mines where the 6’1” forward became the school’s all-time goals leader with 76 goals scored. He ranked second in the nation in goals scored in 2012 with 22 and was named a First Team NSCAA All-American and the 2012 RMAC Offensive Player of the Year for his efforts.

Also an NSCAA First Team All-American and the RMAC Freshman of the Year in 2010, Akindele was the first player in the history of his school’s conference to score three consecutive hat tricks.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2015 FC Dallas 4 4 1 346 1 4 2 3 2 0 0
2014 FC Dallas 26 18 7 1748 3 30 16 18 9 2 0
Career Totals 30 22 8 2094 4 34 18 21 11 2 0

2015 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 4 4 1 346 1 4 2 3 2 0 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs FC Dallas 3 3 1 270 0 3 2 4 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 26 18 7 1748 3 30 16 18 9 2 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Fecha Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
3/28/2015 SEA @ DAL T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/21/2015 DAL @ PHI W 2-0 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0
3/14/2015 KC @ DAL W 1-3 Started 76 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
3/7/2015 SJ @ DAL W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
10/25/2014 POR @ DAL L 2-0 Subbed On 17 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10/18/2014 DAL @ COL W 1-0 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2014 LA @ DAL W 1-2 Started 80 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
10/4/2014 DAL @ VAN L 0-2 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
9/24/2014 SEA @ DAL W 1-3 Subbed On 36 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/20/2014 DAL @ LA L 1-2 Started 75 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
9/13/2014 VAN @ DAL W 1-2 Started 82 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
9/6/2014 DAL @ RSL L 1-2 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/30/2014 DAL @ CHI L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
8/22/2014 RSL @ DAL W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 DAL @ SJ W 5-0 Started 90 3 0 4 3 1 1 0 0
8/9/2014 COL @ DAL W 1-3 Started 75 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0
8/3/2014 DAL @ CHV W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
7/27/2014 DAL @ VAN T 2-2 Started 89 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/19/2014 NE @ DAL W 0-2 Started 90 1 0 3 3 0 2 0 0
7/4/2014 PHI @ DAL W 1-2 Started 90 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
6/29/2014 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Started 80 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0
6/11/2014 DAL @ POR T 2-2 Started 87 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 COL @ DAL W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0
5/31/2014 SJ @ DAL L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0
5/24/2014 DAL @ RSL T 0-0 Started 82 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 0
5/21/2014 DAL @ LA L 1-2 Started 81 1 0 2 2 1 1 1 0
5/17/2014 CHV @ DAL T 1-1 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 DAL @ SJ L 1-2 Started 89 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/7/2014 DAL @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2014 NY @ DAL L 1-0 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 DAL @ DC L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 TOR @ DAL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 SEA @ DAL L 3-2 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 DAL @ HOU W 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 POR @ DAL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 CHV @ DAL W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 DAL @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 MTL @ DAL W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves