Fatai Alashe

Fatai Alashe
Fatai Alashe
Fatai Alashe
Real Name: Fatai Alashe
HT: 6' 0" WT: 170
Age: 27 (10/21/1993)
Birthplace: Northville, Mich.
Hometown: Southfield, Mich.



How he joined the club: First round selection (No. 4 overall) out of Michigan State by the Earthquakes in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft.

2017 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 17 appearances and 13 starts … U.S. Open Cup: Entered as a substitute in the 70th minute in the Semifinal against Sporting Kansas City on Aug. 9, ending in a 5-4 penalty shootout loss ... MLS Cup Playoffs: Did not make an appearance in loss against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place on Oct. 25. 

2017 (Reno 1868 FC): Spent time at Quakes affiliate USL club Reno 1868 FC playing in two games against OKC Energy FC (1-0 L) on Aug. 2 and LA Galaxy II (2-1 W) on Sept. 6. 

2016 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 28 appearances with 27 starts … Scored three goals and gave one assist …  Was named to MLS 24 under 24 list, presented by EA Sports. U.S. Open Cup: Started and played full 90 minutes against the Portland Timbers in 2-0 loss at Providence Park on June 14.

2015 (San Jose Earthquakes): MLS: Made 28 appearances and 27 starts during his rookie campaign … Finished second in voting for the MLS Rookie of the Year Award … Made his MLS debut as a substitute in the 81st minute at FC Dallas on March 7 … Made his first career start at Seattle Sounders FC on March 14 … Scored his first career goal and first ever goal at Avaya Stadium vs. the Chicago Fire on March 22 … Recorded his first career assist in a 5-0 win at Sporting Kansas City on Aug. 19 ... Scored a goal vs. Seattle Sounders FC on Sept. 12 ... U.S. Open Cup: Did not play vs. Sacramento Republic FC on June 16 … Entered as sub in the 77th minute vs. the LA Galaxy on July 1 … ICC: Entered as a sub at halftime and played 45 minutes vs. Club America on July 14 … Started, played 62 minutes and scored a goal vs. Manchester United on July 21.

College (Michigan State): Scored 14 goals and tallied 15 assists in 85 appearances for the Spartans … Helped Michigan State reach the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament as a senior, defeating Oakland and Washington along the way … Earned NSCAA All-American Second Team and All-Midwest Region honors during his senior season … Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team as a junior … Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman team after appearing in all 19 games.

High School/Club: Named to the All-Area, All-Conference, All-District, and All-State teams both as a junior and as a senior at Northville High School … Led his high school team in scoring both his senior (9) and junior (10) seasons … Member of the District Championship team as a sophomore … Played on the U-17/18 Vardar Academy team, where they were the 2010 Development Academy National Champions … Earned varsity letters his sophomore, junior and senior years, and was a captain as a senior.

International Experience: Called up to the U.S. Men’s National Team in January 2016, but was forced to withdraw to due to injury … Has made multiple appearances with the USMNT U-23 side, scoring two goals since joining the squad in 2015. 

Personal: Born Oct. 21, 1993 in Southfield, Mich. … Son of Waheed and Polly Simms Alashe … Brother, Latif Alashe, played soccer at Michigan.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Columbus Crew SC86143908111020
2020FC Cincinnati300250002010
2019FC Cincinnati11414340859020
2018San Jose Earthquakes122035300010010
2017San Jose Earthquakes17130120106318160
2016San Jose Earthquakes282732335119941280
2015San Jose Earthquakes282722317219532451
Career Totals-1077977104360231237251
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