Tony Sanneh was born in St. Paul and went to St. Paul Academy. He is one of the finest soccer players Minnesota has ever produced. He was an NCAA Second Team All American at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and had a distinguished professional career playing for D.C. United, Chicago Fire, and LA Galaxy in the MSL, Hertha BSC and FC Nuremberg in the German Bundesliga. With the US National Team, Tony won 43 caps and scored 3 goals. He played on the CONCACAF winning US teams in 2002 and 2005 and played every minute of the 2002 World Cup for the US squad. Tony runs Soccer Camps and the Sanneh Foundation with the mission of “being a unifying and innovative force in the community...to ‘connect the dots’ among urban youth, organizations, schools, and families” through sports. Tony is a great guy who is doing great things. All the best to you Tony!
Posted by Peter On July 11, 2010