Shaan Hundal

Shaan Singh Hundal (born July 14, 1999) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays as a forward for Toronto FC II.

Shaan Hundal
Hundal playing for Toronto FC II in 2017
Personal information
Full name Shaan Singh Hundal
Date of birth (1999-07-14) July 14, 1999
Place of birth Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Toronto FC II
Number 64
Youth career
2008–2013 Brampton Youth Soccer Club
2014–2015 Toronto FC Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018 Toronto FC III 2 (4)
2016– Toronto FC II 84 (17)
2019Ottawa Fury (loan) 1 (0)
National team
2017 Canada U18 2 (0)
2016– Canada U20 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 13, 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of May 8, 2019

Career

Club

On September 1, 2016, Hundal signed his first professional contract with Toronto FC II, Toronto FC's reserve team.[1] Hundal becomes the 11th player from the Academy to sign a professional contract with Toronto FC II . He made his professional debut on April 9, 2016 in a 2–1 victory over FC Montreal. Featuring regularly for the reserve side, he later scored his first goal for the club in a 3–1 defeat to Wilmington Hammerheads on May 30, 2016.[2] During Hundal's his first season in 2016, he was recognized as one of the top young players in the USL Championship and featured on the USL 20 under 20 list. The list features the top 20 standouts under the age of 20 years old in the league. At age 17, Hundal appeared No. 13 on the list. [3] The following season in 2017, Hundal stock had rose and had reappeared on the list, however this time he moved up to No. 4 on the list. [4]

On March 6, 2019 it was announced that Hundal would be loaned to USL Championship club Ottawa Fury FC for the 2019 season.[5] He was recalled by Toronto FC II in June.

International

Hundal was born in Canada to Indian parents.[6] In 2014, Hundal made his debut in the Canadian youth program at the age of 15, and had featured in Under-15, Under-16 and Under-18 camps by the time he had turned 16. In November 2016, Hundal was called to the Canadian under 20 national team for friendlies against Honduras.[7] In February 2017, Hundal was named to Canada's roster for the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship[8]

Personal life

Shaan Hundal graduated from Blyth Academy in 2017.

Career statistics

Club

As of September 13, 2019[9]
Club League Season League Playoffs Canadian Championship Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Toronto FC III League1 Ontario 2018 24000024
Toronto FC II USL Championship 2016 2760000276
2017 2270000227
2018 2420000242
USL League One 2019 1120000112
Total 841700008417
Ottawa Fury (loan) USL Championship 2019 10000010
Career Total 872100008721

References

  1. "Toronto FC II Sign Shaan Hundal". www.torontofc.ca. September 1, 2016.
  2. "Canada - S. Hundal - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved June 2, 2016.
  3. nicholas.murray@uslsoccer.com, NICHOLAS MURRAY- (July 28, 2016). "USL 20 Under 20 – No. 11 through No. 15". USL Championship. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  4. Staff, USLSoccer com (July 25, 2017). "USL 20 Under 20 – No. 4: Shaan Hundal". USL Championship. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  5. "Fury FC welcomes three on loan from Toronto FC". Ottawa Fury FC. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
  6. http://canadasoccer.com/?t=profile&pid=3895
  7. Canada Soccer Association (November 4, 2016). "Canada Soccer announces Men's U-20 squad for Honduras".
  8. Neil Davidson (February 9, 2017). "Canada names young squad for CONCACAF U-20 Championship". Sportsnet.
  9. Soccerway. "Shaan Hundal profile".
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