Joseph Nane | Perfect Soccer Podcast Ep.087

Joseph Nane

In today’s episode: Paul interviews Oakland Roots’ midfielder Joseph Nane. Joseph discusses his journey from Cameroon to America, playing soccer all over the world, and how it’s been playing for the Oakland Roots.

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0:00 - Intro

1:15 - Growing up with soccer in Cameroon

2:55 - Jojo’s recruitment journey to a U.S college

5:05 - How Joseph Nane picked Old Dominion University

6:30 - Culture shock of moving to the U.S

9:45 - Learning to adapt and grow

12:40 - Expectations vs. reality of the MLS Draft

15:45 - Playing in the MLS was an eye opening experience

16:52 - Jojo’s “wild ride” career all over the world

20:10 - Back to the roots

22:11  - Quincy’s 5 questions

22:20 - What is the most important skill/quality that helped you become successful

22:31 - What is the biggest mistake pro players are making?

23:10 - What advice would you give to a young player trying to go pro?

24:11 - What is something most people think it’s true, but you believe isn’t?

24:58 - What is something you’d move forward with, if you weren’t scared of a bad outcome?

25:58 - Fun Questions: Football or Soccer? Messi or Ronaldo? 

30:22 - Outro

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