Player Profile:

A quick, high-energy extremely athletic player with an ability to unbalance defenses. Quincy is well known for his physical style of play, runs in behind, strength on the ball and insane level of hard work.

  • Has The Ability To Play Both Striker & Hold Up Forward
  • Very Strong On The Ball (Known as one of strongest players in MLS)
  • Speed & Ability To Get In Behind Defensive Lines
  • Plays Consistently At High Level
  • Leader On The Field (Makes Players Around Him Better)
  • Able To Adapt And Excel In New Environments Quickly
  • Chance Creator, Goal Scorer!

Quincy Amarikwa

DOB: October 29, 1987 (28 yrs)

Height: 5 "9"  Weight: 180lbs

Current Club: San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer.

Nationality: Dual Citizen USA & Nigeria

Contract expires at the end of 2015 and will become available on free transfer.

Professional 2014 Highlights

2014 Season Breakdown:

Cumulative and comparative stats of Quincy Amarikwa versus every other forward in Major League Soccer for the 2014 season. (*In the most relevant statistical areas)

Quincy ranked top 20 in all but one category out of a total 65 forwards across Major League Soccer (who played a minimum of 738 minutes in 2014)

Quincy Amarikwa

Duels Won: 234                    Rank: 1st

Aerial Duals Won: 56        Rank: 18th

Tackels Won: 23                  Rank: 14th

Fouls Won: 101                     Rank: 1st

Goals Scored: 8                    Rank: 28th (-zero penalty goals)

Shots On Target: 29            Rank: 16th

Assists: 5                                  Rank: 11th

Chances Created: 45           Rank: 9th

Penalties Won: 5                  Rank: 1st

Starts: 29                                  Rank: 9th

Minutes Played: 2549         Rank: 9th


2014 Full Castrol Index Ranking:    21st Overall       (out of a possible 457 total player)

  • Most penalties drawn in a single season (5)
  • 101 fouls suffered in 2014  (most in MLS since Alejandro Moreno in 2006…)

Fourth most in a season all-time:

1)      Alejandro Moreno 2006 – 112 FS/30 GP

2)      Davy Arnaud 2004– 111 FS/30 GP

3)      Alejandro Moreno 2005 – 102 FS/31 GP

4)      Quincy Amarikwa 2014 -101 FS/32 GP

Full Game Touches

Articles and Praise

Article got me feelin like 󾭞...

Posted by Quincy Amarikwa onWednesday, October 7, 2015

Big thanks to Elliott Almond over at San Jose Mercury News for recognizing the hard work! #Quakes74 #QuincyTime...

Posted by Quincy Amarikwa onFriday, October 2, 2015

MLS Team of the Week honors "Can't stop won't stop" *diddy voice* Jose Earthquakes #quakes74 #quincytime Major League Soccer (MLS)

Posted by Quincy Amarikwa onMonday, August 24, 2015

This weeks MLS power rankings. 󾍘...

Posted by Quincy Amarikwa onTuesday, September 1, 2015

Collegiate Career:

2008 UC Davis Men's Soccer

UC Davis Overall Individual Statistics (as of Dec 03, 2008)

All games

Overall: 13-5-4  Conf: 4-2-4  Home: 7-0-3  Away: 5-4-1  Neut: 1-1-0


GP-GS    Min    G   A   Pts       Sh Shot%   SOG  SOG%

21- 21     1636   15   1   31         78   .192      37    .   474

GW  PK-ATT    FG       OT       HAT    GTG

5         0-0           6          0          0               3

Had an outstanding career for the UC Davis Aggies, appearing in 77 games over Amarikwa1four seasons and recording 33 goals and seven assists. Finished his career in the top five in both goals and points in UC Davis history.

  • As a senior in 2008, led team to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.
  • Finished as the conference leader in goals scored (15) and was second in points (31).
  • Earned first-team All-America and first-team All-Far West Region accolades from the NSCAA
  • Big West Offensive Player of the Year honors.
  • Named to 2007 All-Big West Second Team.
  • Scored the Aggies' lone goal in their first ever NCAA Division I tournament game at California (11/23/07)
  • Led the team in goals (10), points (21) as a sophomore in 2006.

Earned back-to-back Yosemite League MVP honors in soccer and led county in scoring to capture Offensive Player of the Year honors.

Given College America goal of the year honors

Other Goals