Player Details

Name

Tega Ikoba

Pronunciation

EE-koh-bah

Height

6' 3"

Weight

198 lbs

Date of Birth

8.14.2003 (20)

Birthplace

Bettendorf, USA

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Centre

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28

Player Category

Homegrown
Career Summary

ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Jan. 12, 2022.

2023: Earned his first MLS start on April 8 against Vancouver... Made his season debut against Atlanta as a sub, scoring his first MLS goal, becoming the youngest goal scorer in Timbers history.

2022: Made his MLS debut on May 14 vs. SKC... Became Portland’s fourth homegrown signing at 18-years-old.

2021: Joined the Timbers for preseason in Tucson, Ariz., registering a goal in a 3-1 win against Phoenix Rising.

2020: Made five starts in seven appearances for T2... Spent preseason with the Timbers in Costa Rica.

COLLEGE: Played one season at the University of North Carolina... Scored six goals and tallied two assists in 19 appearances.

PRE-MLS HONORS: ACC All-Freshman Team at UNC.