Tidiane Keita

#28 DEFENDER

PASSPORT

Canada

BIRTH DATE

Feb. 25, 2004 (17)

HEIGHT

6 ft 3 in (190.5 cm)

WEIGHT

195 lbs (88.45 kg)

POSITION

Defender

GAMES

9

GOALS

1

ASSISTS

PLAYER FACTS
  • Prior Canadian Club: Montreal Impact (MLS/ MLS Next)
  • Started playing soccer at age 4

After the impacts of COVID-19 eliminated the U19 Academy at MLS’ Montreal Impact, Tidiane Keita needed to find a new team, and training on an elite squad integrated into Schalke’s Knappenschmiede in Germany was the perfect next challenge to keep him on a pathway to becoming a professional.

Tidiane Keita Blog - Week 7

The week begins… For me, each week is unique. Especially in this sport that is soccer you never know what might happen in the future. The first step before starting my week is to look at the calendar. Thomas Caughlin, who is a big brother to me in this journey, makes sure to plan our schedule in detail. What’s special about this week is that there are no games. Usually, we play every Wednesday. We have been in Germany for 1 1/2 months and I think a week without games will give us a chance to recharge our batteries….

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