Mamadou Danso


Mamadou Danso
Mamadou Danso
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Personal information
Full name Mamadou Danso
Date of birth April 27, 1983 (1983-04-27) (age 28)
Place of birth Serrekunda, The Gambia
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Portland Timbers
Number 98
Youth career
2007–2008 SPSU Hornets
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Cary RailHawks U23s 8 (2)
2009–2010 Portland Timbers (USL) 40 (2)
2011– Portland Timbers 24 (3)
National team
2011– Gambia 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 27, 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 13, 2011

Mamadou "Futty" Danso (born April 27, 1983 in Serrekunda) is a Gambian footballer who currently plays for Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer.

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Career

College and Amateur

Danso was recruited to play soccer for North Carolina Wesleyan College and also went on to play two years of college soccer at Southern Polytechnic State University, where he was a two-time All-Southern States Athletic Conference selection. Danso became SPSU’s first All-America selection in 2008, after leading the conference in scoring with 19 goals, and finished his college career with 35 goals in total.

During his college years Danso also played the USL Premier Development League for Cary RailHawks U23's.

Professional

Danso was acquired by Major League Soccer club D.C. United via the waiver ranking order,[1] having left college early to turn professional, but was transferred to Portland Timbers of the USL First Division in April 2009 without ever signing a contract with MLS.[2]

Danso made his professional debut on April 25, 2009, coming on as a late substitute in Portland's game against the Vancouver Whitecaps.[3] He scored his first professional goal on May 24, 2009, in a 2-1 victory over the Puerto Rico Islanders.[4]

International

On August 30, 2010, Danso was given his first chance at international play by being selected to the Gambia national football team's September 5, 2010 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Namibia.

Honors

Portland Timbers

References

External links




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