Tony Tchani

Tony Tchani
Tony Tchani
Tony Tchani
Midfielder
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Real Name: Tony Tchani
HT: 6' 4" WT: 185
Pronunciation: CHA-knee
Age: 28 (04/13/1989)
Birthplace: Bafang, Cameroon
Hometown: Douala, Cameroon

Tony Tchani was acquired by Vancouver Whitecaps FC in March 2017 from Columbus Crew SC, along with $225,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, and $75,000 in General Allocation Money in exchange for winger/forward Kekuta Manneh. The deal also involved additional assets going to Vancouver depending on whether Manneh is signed to a new contract, traded, or transferred outside of MLS.

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC
2017:
Tchani made one substitute appearance in the CONCACAF Champions League, playing against Tigres UANL in the semifinal.

COLUMBUS CREW SC
2011-16:
Tchani spent five seasons in Columbus, helping the Crew reach the 2015 MLS Cup Final after a year in which he recorded five goals and six assists. That year, Tchani also led Columbus with 1,403 successful passes, which was the fifth highest total in MLS. During his time with Crew SC, he tallied nine goals and 18 assists in 138 MLS appearances, including playoffs. Tchani also recorded one assist in seven appearances in the U.S. Open Cup.

TORONTO FC
2011:
 Tchani spent one season on Toronto FC, playing alongside WFC head coach Carl Robinson. He scored one goal in 13 MLS starts and appearances, and also made four appearances in the Canadian Championship.

NEW YORK RED BULLS
2010-11:
Tchani, who was drafted second overall in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft, began his professional career with New York Red Bulls. He scored a goal and three assists in 19 starts and 30 appearances across all competitions in a little over one \season. 

INTERNATIONAL
A native of Bafang, Cameroon, Tchani received his U.S. citizenship in 2013 before appearing in a friendly for the Americans in January 2016 against Iceland. Tchani, however, is now cap-tied to his native Cameroon because of his participation in two 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017Vancouver Whitecaps FC272642121121944052
2017Columbus Crew SC00000000000
2016Columbus Crew SC212011791327835081
2015Columbus Crew SC3232527876421673050
2014Columbus Crew333302942635856070
2013Columbus Crew22130132419126030
2012Columbus Crew221421331230523030
2011Columbus Crew00000000000
2011Toronto FC131311032012521031
2011New York Red Bulls2101120323000
2010New York Red Bulls271711610325843030
Career Totals-199169141505022204623240374
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