Nana Attakora

Nana Attakora
Nana Attakora
San Jose Earthquakes
Real Name: Nana Attakora
HT: 6' 1" WT: 185
Age: 26 (03/26/1989)
Birthplace: North York, ON
Hometown: North York, Canada

2011 MLS (Toronto FC): Played 90 minutes at VAN on 3/19 ... Started and played 65 minutes vs. CHV on 4/2 ... Started and played 46 minutes at SJ on 4/9 ... Came in as a substitute in 12th minute vs. DC on 4/16 ... Came in as a substitute in 84th minute at COL on 5/22 ... Started and played 89 minutes vs. KC on 6/4 ... 2011 MLS (San Jose Earthquakes): Started and played 54 minutes at RSL on 7/23 ... Played 90 minutes vs. DC on 7/30 …Came in as a substitute in 61st minute vs. CHI on 9/10 ... Played 90 minutes at HOU on 9/17 and at POR on 9/21 … Started and played 30 minutes at COL on 9/24 before leaving with a left hamstring strain. Reserves: Played 90 minutes at CHV on 7/26 and at VAN on 9/6 … Played 90 minutes vs. POR on 8/7.

2010: MLS: Appeared in 25 games, starting 24 and logging 2,108 minutes … Scored his lone MLS goal at CHV on 8/7 … Started and played 90 minutes  at CLB on 3/27, at NE on 4/10, vs. PHI on 4/15, at COL on 4/18, vs. SEA on 4/25, at RSL on 5/1, vs. CHI on 5/8, at LA on 5/15, at SJ on 5/29, vs. KC on 6/5, vs. LA on 6/26, vs. HOU on 7/1, vs. COL on 7/10, and at PHI on 7/17 … Played 23 minutes vs. DAL on 7/24 ... Started and played 90 minutes at KC on 7/31 ... Played 90 minutes vs. CHV on 8/7 and scored a goal … Played 90 minutes at NY on 8/11 … Started and played 60 minutes vs. NY on 8/21 … Played 90 minutes at CHI on 9/8 and vs. DC on 9/11 … Started and played 45 minutes at SEA on 10/2 … Played 90 minutes at CHV on 10/9, vs. COL on 10/16, and at DC on 10/23 … CONCACAF Champions League: Played in all six CONCACAF Champions League group matches and scores the game-winning goal against Arabe Unido on Oct. 19 at BMO Field. International: Called into first MNT camp in January … Played 19 minutes to earn his first senior cap for Canada against Jamaica on Jan. 31.

2009: MLS: Appeared in 20 games, 19 as a starter logging 1,652 minutes and notched four assists … Scored his first and game-winning goal vs. COL on 9/12 and was named Man of the Match … Earned consecutive Man of the Match honors vs. SJ on 10/10 … International: Played 89 minutes in two international friendlies held in February and March against Jamaica and the U.S. respectively … Member of the U20 CONCACAF Championships and played in both matches for Canada, a 1-0 loss to Trinidad and Tobago and a 2-0 win over Mexico.

2008: MLS: Appeared in five games, three as a starter… Made first MLS debut and played 90 minutes at COL on 8/9 … Played 90 minutes at NY on 8/17 and at DAL on 10/11 … Reserves: Played in 10 reserve team games, starting eight and scored two goals and notched one assist.

2007: MLS: Started and played in five Reserve League games … Suffered from a groin injury for the last part of the season and DNP for six weeks.

International: Has represented Canada at almost every level starting with Canadian U15 … Member of the 2005 U17 Qualification tournament in Mexico … FIFA U20 World Cup team in 2007 … Involved in three international friendlies in 2008 … Called up to U20 training camp in 2009.

Personal: Son of Agnes and Kwame, has a brother and a sister … Wants to be on MTV “Cribs” … Best meal he cooks is chicken wings … The player he’d most like to face in a game is Lionel Messi … The best way to spend a day off from training is to sleep all morning. 

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