Macoumba Kandji

Macoumba Kandji
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Midfielder
  • Houston Dynamo
  • 6' 4"
  • 175 lbs.
  • 02-08-1985
  • Dakar, Senegal

OUTLOOK: A tall, quick, athletic forward who joined Houston from Colorado through a February trade and can play both the outside mid and forward position

2012 MLS: Assisted Calen Carr's 28th minute goal vs. New York on 8/3 with a cross from the left side ... Two goals vs. Montreal on 7/21; first in the 7th minute off his own rebound, second in the 89th minute on a one-on-one with the goalkeeper rocketed into the back of the net ... Second goal vs. Montreal nominated for MLS Goal of the Week ... Drew a penalty vs. D.C. on 7/15 after collecting a long ball from Corey Ashe; Brad Davis converted ... Assisted Brad Davis' 4th-minute goal on 6/30 vs. Philadelphia, received hard cross from Boniek at the top of the box and layed it off for Davis to finish ... Scored first goal with the Dynamo on a 83rd minute volley from Brian Ownby's cross in 3-1 loss at Vancouver on 6/10 ... Started his first game for the Dynamo on 5/9 at New York, played 73 minutes in a 1-0 loss ... Appeared as substitute in 1-0 win at Chivas USA on 3/11 and 2-0 loss at Seattle Sounders on 3/23 ... Reserves: Started and played 90 minutes in 1-0 win vs. Colorado on 3/13, 3-0 win at Sporting Kansas City on 3/27, 1-0 win at FC Dallas on 4/10 and 1-0 loss at Chicago on 4/16 ... Started and played 46 minutes in 3-2 win vs. Dallas on 6/16.

2011 MLS: Started one and appeared in nine games for Colorado ... Playoffs: Made three appearances off the bench and totaled 102 minutes ... Reserves: Started one game and played 77 minutes.

2010 MLS: Played in seven games, with four starts, playing 337 minutes and added three assists with the Rapids ... Underwent surgery to repair broken fifth metatarsal on April 21 – out 2-3 months and returned to lineup vs. D.C. United (7/10) ... Notched a career-high tying two assists vs. Philadelphia (9/29) ... Started first match as a member of the Rapids at RSL (9/25) ... Made his Rapids debut and registered an assist vs. New England (9/18) in 29 minutes as a sub ... Appeared in 13 games, eight as a starter, and tallied one goal for New York before being traded to Colorado ... Other: Started in friendly against Santos FC (3/20), playing 72 minutes and earning an assist ... Scored goal in friendly vs. Manchester City (7/25) and had an assist ... Playoffs: Played in three postseason games. Converted PK attempt in shootout win at Columbus (11/6). In MLS Cup, came on in the 98th minute and suffered a torn ACL in his left knee while setting up the game-winning goal only nine minutes after coming on. 

2009 MLS: Tallied career-highs in goals (4), assists (5), games played (23) and games started (20) ... Had first career multi-goal game with two goals in 5-0 rout of Toronto FC (10/24) ... Earned MLS Player of the Week for Week 8 vs. San Jose (5/8), having a hand in all four first half goals in a 4-1 win. 

2008 MLS: After being signed by New York on loan on Sept. 15, made five appearances and two starts and scored one goal and added two assists ... Made MLS debut vs. Colorado (9/27) as a substitute and earned an assist ... Scored first MLS goal at Chicago (10/23).

COLLEGE: Attended Georgia Military College from 2004-05 ... Tallied 17 goals and six assists in 2005 season, finishing fourth in the region in scoring ... Earned All-Region honors in 2005..

PERSONAL: Pronunciation: mah-KOOM-bah KAHN-gee ... Family owns a restaurant in Nashville, TN ... Appeared in 2010 January/February issue of Men’s Health magazine.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2012 Houston Dynamo 29 21 4 1630 2 34 16 46 23 3 0
2011 Colorado Rapids 9 1 0 123 0 5 1 2 2 0 0
2010 Colorado Rapids 7 4 0 337 3 5 2 7 7 0 0
2010 New York Red Bulls 13 8 1 792 0 17 4 29 12 1 0
2009 New York Red Bulls 23 20 4 1752 5 47 24 43 10 2 0
2008 New York Red Bulls 5 2 1 270 2 5 3 2 2 1 0
Career Totals 86 56 10 4904 12 113 50 129 56 7 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Houston Dynamo 5 2 0 280 0 6 3 5 1 1 0
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 29 21 4 1630 2 34 16 46 23 3 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Colorado Rapids 3 0 0 102 0 3 2 2 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 9 1 0 123 0 5 1 2 2 0 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Colorado Rapids 3 0 0 81 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 7 4 0 337 3 5 2 7 7 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 13 8 1 792 0 17 4 29 12 1 0

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 23 20 4 1752 5 47 24 43 10 2 0

2008 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs New York Red Bulls 2 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 5 2 1 270 2 5 3 2 2 1 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
10/27/2012 HOU @ COL L 0-2 Started 71 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
10/20/2012 PHI @ HOU W 1-3 Started 67 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 0
10/6/2012 MTL @ HOU T 1-1 Started 72 0 0 4 3 2 2 0 0
9/29/2012 NE @ HOU W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/23/2012 HOU @ PHI L 1-3 Started 45 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
9/14/2012 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Started 81 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/6/2012 RSL @ HOU W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0
9/2/2012 HOU @ CHI L 1-3 Started 81 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
8/25/2012 TOR @ HOU T 1-1 Started 73 0 0 3 1 3 2 0 0
8/19/2012 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Started 63 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2012 HOU @ NY L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 3 0 4 3 1 0
8/3/2012 NY @ HOU W 0-2 Started 81 0 1 4 2 3 1 0 0
7/28/2012 HOU @ TOR W 2-0 Started 74 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
7/21/2012 MTL @ HOU W 0-3 Started 90 2 0 2 2 2 2 1 0
7/18/2012 KC @ HOU W 1-2 Started 60 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
7/15/2012 DC @ HOU W 0-4 Started 64 0 0 2 0 4 2 0 0
7/7/2012 HOU @ KC T 0-0 Started 80 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
7/3/2012 CHI @ HOU T 0-0 Started 81 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
6/30/2012 PHI @ HOU W 1-2 Started 71 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0
6/23/2012 HOU @ MTL L 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 TOR @ HOU T 3-3 Started 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/16/2012 DAL @ HOU W 1-2 Subbed On 13 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/10/2012 HOU @ VAN L 1-3 Subbed On 19 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
5/26/2012 LA @ HOU W 1-2 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/19/2012 HOU @ NE T 2-2 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/15/2012 POR @ HOU T 0-0 Started 71 0 0 2 1 3 1 0 0
5/12/2012 DC @ HOU W 0-1 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/9/2012 HOU @ NY L 0-1 Started 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 HOU @ DC L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 HOU @ CLB T 2-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/15/2012 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2012 HOU @ SEA L 0-2 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/17/2012 HOU @ SJ W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/11/2012 HOU @ CHV W 1-0 Subbed On 4 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
10/22/2011 COL @ VAN W 2-1 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
10/14/2011 RSL @ COL T 0-0 Subbed On 8 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
10/1/2011 DAL @ COL W 0-1 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
9/24/2011 SJ @ COL T 1-1 Subbed On 25 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 COL @ TOR L 1-2 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/9/2011 COL @ LA L 0-1 Started 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 COL @ CHI L 0-2 Subbed On 16 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 CHV @ COL T 2-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 COL @ SJ W 2-1 Subbed On 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/5/2011 CLB @ COL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/29/2011 COL @ PHI W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 NE @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2011 NY @ COL W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 COL @ SEA L 3-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 VAN @ COL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2011 COL @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2011 HOU @ COL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2011 COL @ CLB L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 LA @ COL L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2011 COL @ POR W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 PHI @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 KC @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2011 COL @ NY T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/22/2011 TOR @ COL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 COL @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2011 COL @ NE T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2011 COL @ HOU W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 CHI @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/22/2011 SEA @ COL L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2011 COL @ RSL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/8/2011 COL @ DAL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/3/2011 DC @ COL W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 COL @ CHV W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 POR @ COL W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/23/2010 RSL @ COL T 2-2 Subbed On 26 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
10/16/2010 COL @ LA W 3-1 Subbed On 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/9/2010 COL @ DAL T 2-2 Started 52 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
10/2/2010 DC @ COL L 1-0 Started 60 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
9/29/2010 PHI @ COL W 1-4 Started 90 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0
9/25/2010 COL @ RSL T 1-1 Started 73 0 0 1 0 3 3 0 0
9/18/2010 NE @ COL W 0-3 Subbed On 29 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
9/16/2010 NY @ DAL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/11/2010 COL @ NY W 1-3 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/4/2010 NY @ RSL L 0-1 Started 76 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
8/28/2010 SJ @ NY W 0-2 Subbed On 18 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/21/2010 NY @ TOR W 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/14/2010 LA @ NY L 1-0 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/11/2010 TOR @ NY W 0-1 Started 81 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0
8/8/2010 NY @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 5 0 2 0 0 0
7/31/2010 NY @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/17/2010 NY @ CLB L 0-2 Subbed On 45 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0
7/10/2010 DC @ NY T 0-0 Subbed On 14 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2010 NY @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2010 NY @ KC W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2010 CHV @ NY W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/2/2010 HOU @ NY W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/29/2010 NY @ NE L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/20/2010 CLB @ NY L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2010 SEA @ NY L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2010 NY @ SJ L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2010 NY @ DC W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 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 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 3 0 0
4/10/2010 NY @ CHV L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 4 0 0
4/3/2010 NY @ SEA W 1-0 Started 89 1 0 2 2 6 1 1 0
3/27/2010 CHI @ NY W 0-1 Started 89 0 0 2 1 5 1 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