Highlights from the celebration of the NIU men's soccer team's 1-0 win over Western Michigan
2013: Named to the All-MAC Second Team. Earned All-Tournament honors at the NIU adidas Invitational and the Northwestern Lakeside Classic. Appeared in 18 games, including 17 starts. Tallied six goals, tied for fourth-best in the MAC, and one assist. Recorded 13 total points, tied for eighth in the MAC. Recorded 46 shots, ninth-most in the MAC, including 14 on goal. Had a two-goal performance against Eastern Illinois (Oct. 22) and also scored against Cincinnati (Aug. 30), Evansville (Sept. 6), Fairleigh Dickinson (Sept. 20) and Akron (Oct. 26). Named MAC Player of the Week on Oct. 28 for his three-goal week against Eastern Illinois and Akron. Played 90 minutes or more in 10 matches, including a season-best 110 minutes against Buffalo (Nov. 9).
2012: Made 19 appearances, starting 18 games. Registered two goals and one assist. Tallied goals against Florida Atlantic and in the regular season meeting with West Virginia, both game-winners, while recording an assist against Hartwick. Had 38 shots for the season, including a season-high seven against Bowling Green. Played 90 minutes or more in three matches, including a season-high 104 against Bowling Green.
2011: Earned All-MAC Second Team honors and NIU/adidas Invitational All-Tournament Team recognition. Appeared in all 21 matches, including 20 starts. Scored a pair of goals and recorded six assists for 10 points. Netted the game-winner against Valparaiso for his first collegiate goal. Also scored in the NCAA Tournament First Round against Western Illinois. Registered his first career point with an assist on the game-winning goal at Michigan. Recorded assists in both games of the MAC Tournament. Played a full 90 minutes in six matches. Finished the season with 40 shots, 12 on goal.
High School: Two-time captain played for the Minnesota State High School League state champion Prairie Seeds Academy... all-state honoree played in the MSHSL all-state game as a senior... earned all-conference status three times... could be considered a five-year letterwinner, as he began playing on the varsity high school team while he was in eighth grade... ranked among the regions top-20 players.
International: Invited to participate in United States Under-18 Men's National Team training camp in Portland, Ore. in April 2011.
Club: Played for the Minnesota Thunder Academy, where he has been a consistent starter.
Personal: Son of Evelyn and Isaac Kannah... born June 7, 1993 in Liberia... admires Ronaldinho and Lionel Messi for their unique playing styles... Majoring in Communications.