Tony Tchani

Tony Tchani
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Midfielder
  • Columbus Crew
  • 6' 4"
  • 185 lbs.
  • 13-04-1989
  • Bafang, Cameroon

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 (Crew) - through matches played on August 23: Has made 25 appearances -- all starts -- at central midfield ... recorded a full 90 minutes in the 2014 Season Opener on the road against D.C. United (March 8) and has started every match since ... notched a season-high four shots and two shots on goal at Colorado (July 4) ... recorded his first assist of the season on Bernardo Anor’s opening goal against Montreal (July 19) ... notched his second assist of the campaign on Justin Meram’s tally vs. the LA Galaxy (August 16) ... Tchani started in both of the Crew's Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matches, including the Fourth Round win over Indy Eleven (June 17) and the Fifth Round defeat at Chicago (June 25). 
 
2013 (Crew): Tchani made 22 appearances -- including 13 starts -- in the central midfield  and recorded one assist. He missed the match against Philadelphia (April 6) with a right adductor inflammation before making his first start of the season against D.C. (April 27) and seven straight starts through June 5 at Philadelphia. He also made a substitute appearance in the international friendly against Wigan Athletic (July 13). Tchani again returned to the starting lineup at Montreal (September 14) and then recorded his first assist of the season on Bernardo Anor’s goal against Chicago (September 21). Tchani made six consecutive starts to finish the regular-season. He added a start at central midfield in the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in the 2-1 loss in the Fourth Round at Chicago (June 13). In MLS Reserve League action, he recorded one goal and one assist in six starts.

2012 (Crew): In his first full season with the Black & Gold, Tchani played in 22 matches, 14 of which were starts. The Cameroonian midfielder scored two goals and notched two assists in 1331 minutes of action. His assist to Jairo Arrieta on August 25 was a game-winner.

2011 (Red Bulls/TFC/Crew): Beginning the season in New York, Tchani playing two games with one start before being traded to Toronto FC on April 1. He appeared in 13 matches for TFC, all starts, and tallied one goal against the Crew on March 24. On July 15, he was traded to Columbus in exchange for Andy Iro and Leandre Griffit. Tchani missed the rest of the regular season due to injury. He made his Crew debut in playoff match against Colorado on October 27.

2010 (Red Bulls): Tchani played in 27 matches, starting 17 and scoring a goal while adding three assists. Tchani made his MLS debut as a second half sub in 1-0 win over Chicago on March 20. He made first MLS start in 4-0 loss to San Jose on May 8 and scored first career MLS goal vs. Columbus on May 20. Tchani picked up first career assist on Rafa Márquez goal at Toronto on August 21.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

Tchani helped the University of Virgina win the NCAA Tournament in 2009. He spent two seasons in Virginia, recording eight goals and four assists in 2009 and was a First Team All-America selection by the NSCAA and College Soccer News. The midfielder earned spots on the ACC All-Tournament Team, NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team and All-ACC Second Team.  He was a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy in 2009. He earned the 2008 ACC Freshman of the Year Award after notching nine goals and three assists.

ACQUIRED

Tchani was acquired by the Crew on July 15, 2011 in exchange for Andy Iro and Leandre Griffit.

PERSONAL

Tchani is the son of Marceline Gagom. In his spare time, he enjoys relaxing and playing the FIFA and NBA 2K video game series. Tchani also enjoys listening to rap, reggae, hip-hop and African music. He lists reading FourFourTwo magazine and visiting World Star Hip Hop’s website when not playing soccer. Tchani’s favorite soccer memory was winning the 2009 National Championship. His favorite movie is “Gladiator.” Tchani enjoys traveling to New York City and would want to visit Fiji someday. Outside of MLS, he supports Chelsea FC and his favorite soccer player is Zinedine Zidane. Tchani’s role model is his mother, Marceline and he supports the Boston Celtics outside of soccer. In addition to English, Tchani is fluent in French. Born in Douala, Cameroon, Tchani moved to the United States as a teenager with his mother.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Columbus Crew 25 25 0 2222 2 25 6 45 0 5 0
2013 Columbus Crew 22 13 0 1324 1 9 1 26 0 3 0
2012 Columbus Crew 22 14 2 1331 2 30 5 23 0 3 0
2011 Columbus Crew 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Toronto FC 13 13 1 1032 0 12 5 21 0 3 1
2011 New York Red Bulls 2 1 0 112 0 3 2 3 0 0 0
2010 New York Red Bulls 27 17 1 1610 3 25 8 43 0 3 0
Career Totals 111 83 4 7631 8 104 27 161 0 17 1

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 25 25 0 2222 2 25 6 45 0 5 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 22 13 0 1324 1 9 1 26 0 3 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 22 14 2 1331 2 30 5 23 0 3 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 1 1 0 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Toronto FC 13 13 1 1032 0 12 5 21 0 3 1
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 2 1 0 112 0 3 2 3 0 0 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs New York Red Bulls 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 27 17 1 1610 3 25 8 43 0 3 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
8/23/2014 HOU @ CLB W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/16/2014 LA @ CLB W 1-4 Started 90 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
8/9/2014 TOR @ CLB L 3-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0
8/2/2014 CLB @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
7/26/2014 CLB @ NE W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 3 2 0 0
7/19/2014 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0
7/16/2014 KC @ CLB L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 3 2 0 0
7/12/2014 CLB @ NY L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0
7/4/2014 CLB @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 4 2 1 1 0 0
6/29/2014 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
6/7/2014 CLB @ DC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
6/4/2014 RSL @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0
5/31/2014 CLB @ TOR L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0
5/24/2014 CHI @ CLB W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0
5/17/2014 CLB @ POR T 3-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
5/10/2014 VAN @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0
5/7/2014 CLB @ HOU L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
5/4/2014 CLB @ KC L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 2 1 0
4/26/2014 NY @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0
4/19/2014 DC @ CLB T 1-1 Started 78 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
4/13/2014 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
4/5/2014 TOR @ CLB L 2-0 Started 74 0 0 1 1 3 2 0 0
3/29/2014 CLB @ SEA W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/22/2014 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
3/8/2014 CLB @ DC W 3-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0
10/27/2013 NE @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0
10/19/2013 CLB @ NE L 2-3 Started 79 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/5/2013 KC @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 0
9/29/2013 CLB @ DAL W 4-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
9/21/2013 CHI @ CLB W 0-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
9/14/2013 CLB @ MTL W 2-1 Started 84 0 0 2 0 3 2 1 0
9/7/2013 CLB @ KC L 0-3 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0
9/4/2013 HOU @ CLB W 0-2 Subbed On 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/31/2013 SEA @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2013 CLB @ RSL L 0-4 Subbed On 27 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/17/2013 TOR @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 NY @ CLB W 0-2 Subbed On 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 CLB @ HOU L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 CLB @ TOR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 NE @ CLB L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 POR @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2013 CLB @ LA L 1-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2013 CLB @ KC L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2013 CHI @ CLB L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/15/2013 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2013 CLB @ PHI L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
6/1/2013 HOU @ CLB T 1-1 Started 89 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
5/26/2013 CLB @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 CLB @ TOR W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
5/11/2013 COL @ CLB L 2-0 Started 73 0 0 2 1 2 4 0 0
5/4/2013 NY @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
4/27/2013 DC @ CLB W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
4/20/2013 CLB @ CHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2013 CLB @ MTL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2013 PHI @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2013 CLB @ DC W 2-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 SJ @ CLB T 1-1 Subbed On 29 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2013 CLB @ VAN L 1-2 Subbed On 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 CLB @ CHV W 3-0 Subbed On 13 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
10/28/2012 TOR @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
10/20/2012 CLB @ DC L 2-3 Subbed On 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/7/2012 KC @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2012 PHI @ CLB W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 CLB @ CHI L 1-2 Subbed On 21 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
9/19/2012 CHV @ CLB W 0-1 Subbed On 23 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
9/15/2012 CLB @ NY L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0
9/5/2012 CLB @ NE L 0-2 Subbed On 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2012 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/29/2012 CLB @ PHI W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 NE @ CLB W 3-4 Subbed On 18 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
8/22/2012 TOR @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/19/2012 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2012 LA @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 CLB @ DC L 0-1 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 CLB @ KC W 2-1 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 DC @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 KC @ CLB L 2-0 Started 76 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
7/8/2012 CLB @ MTL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
6/30/2012 RSL @ CLB W 0-2 Started 70 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
6/23/2012 CLB @ CHI L 1-2 Started 90 1 0 6 3 1 3 0 0
6/16/2012 CLB @ NE T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 3 2 0 0
5/26/2012 CHI @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
5/23/2012 CLB @ SEA W 2-0 Subbed On 33 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
5/19/2012 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 0
5/12/2012 DAL @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
5/5/2012 CLB @ POR T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 4 2 0 0
4/28/2012 VAN @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
4/21/2012 HOU @ CLB T 2-2 Started 72 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0
4/14/2012 CLB @ PHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 NY @ CLB L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/31/2012 CLB @ TOR W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 CLB @ COL L 0-2 Started 67 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
10/22/2011 CLB @ CHI L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2011 CLB @ NE W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2011 DC @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2011 CLB @ KC L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 LA @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 CLB @ PHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2011 HOU @ CLB T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 TOR @ CLB L 4-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 CLB @ SEA L 2-6 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 NE @ CLB W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/5/2011 CLB @ COL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2011 CLB @ RSL W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 POR @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2011 CLB @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 SJ @ CLB T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 TOR @ HOU L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
7/6/2011 TOR @ NY L 0-5 Started 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2011 VAN @ TOR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 TOR @ RSL L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 SEA @ TOR L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/15/2011 TOR @ NE T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2011 TOR @ LA T 2-2 Started 34 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/4/2011 KC @ TOR T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0
5/28/2011 PHI @ TOR L 6-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0
5/22/2011 TOR @ COL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 CHI @ TOR T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
5/11/2011 TOR @ DAL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0
5/7/2011 HOU @ TOR W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/30/2011 TOR @ SEA L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 CLB @ TOR T 1-1 Started 41 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 1
4/16/2011 DC @ TOR L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
4/13/2011 LA @ TOR T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0
4/9/2011 TOR @ SJ T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 3 2 1 0
4/2/2011 CHV @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 3 4 0 0
3/26/2011 NY @ CLB T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 0
3/19/2011 SEA @ NY W 0-1 Subbed On 22 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
10/21/2010 NE @ NY W 0-2 Subbed On 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/16/2010 NY @ PHI L 1-2 Started 46 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
10/9/2010 RSL @ NY T 0-0 Started 88 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0
10/2/2010 KC @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
9/24/2010 NY @ LA W 2-0 Started 71 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
9/16/2010 NY @ DAL T 2-2 Started 63 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
9/11/2010 COL @ NY W 1-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0
9/4/2010 NY @ RSL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 3 1 0
8/28/2010 SJ @ NY W 0-2 Started 84 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
8/21/2010 NY @ TOR W 4-1 Started 90 0 1 2 1 2 1 0 0
8/14/2010 LA @ NY L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
8/11/2010 TOR @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 4 0 0
8/8/2010 NY @ CHI T 0-0 Started 80 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
7/31/2010 NY @ HOU T 2-2 Started 89 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0
7/17/2010 NY @ CLB L 0-2 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
7/10/2010 DC @ NY T 0-0 Subbed On 34 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
7/4/2010 NY @ COL T 1-1 Started 68 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
6/26/2010 NY @ KC W 3-0 Started 89 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/5/2010 CHV @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 2 1 3 0 0
6/2/2010 HOU @ NY W 1-2 Subbed On 75 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0
5/29/2010 NY @ NE L 2-3 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/20/2010 CLB @ NY L 3-1 Subbed On 25 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
5/15/2010 SEA @ NY L 1-0 Subbed On 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/8/2010 NY @ SJ L 0-4 Started 75 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0
5/1/2010 NY @ DC W 2-0 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/24/2010 PHI @ NY W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2010 DAL @ NY W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/10/2010 NY @ CHV L 0-2 Subbed On 13 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
4/3/2010 NY @ SEA W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/27/2010 CHI @ NY W 0-1 Subbed On 1 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