| Anatole Bertrand Abang|
| (1996-07-06) 6 July 1996 (age 19)|
New York Red Bulls (#9 / Forward)
Marius Obekop, Chris Duvall, Mike Grella, Connor Lade, Kyle Reynish
Anatole Abang Wikipedia
Anatole Abang (born 6 July 1996) is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Astra Giurgiu on loan from the New York Red Bulls.
Abang was born in Yaoundé, and started his career with local side AS Fortuna de Yaounde. His rights were subsequently purchased by Rainbow Bamenda.
In early 2015 Abang went on trial with New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer. Abang impressed during the 2015 pre-season and on 5 March 2015 the Red Bulls announced that they had completed Abang’s transfer from Rainbow FC. Abang made his professional debut for New York on 8 March 2015 coming on as a second-half substitute in a 1-1 draw at Sporting Kansas City. On 6 June 2015 Abang scored his first goal for the senior team in 4-2 loss versus Houston Dynamo. On 28 June 2015 Abang assisted Chris Duvall on his 52nd-minute goal which helped Red Bulls to a 2-1 lead, in an eventual 3-1 derby victory over New York City FC. A few days later, on 1 July 2015 Abang helped the Red Bulls to a victory in the US Open Cup over local rival New York Cosmos, scoring the go ahead goal in a 4-1 victory. On 1 August 2015 Abang scored New York's final goal in a 3-1 away victory over Philadelphia Union.
During the 2015 season Abang was loaned to New York Red Bulls II. On 4 April 2015 in his first match with the team Abang opened the scoring for New York Red Bulls II, scoring the first goal in club history in a 4-1 victory over Toronto FC II. On 18 April 2015 Abang scored the equalising goal for New York Red Bulls II in a 1-1 draw against the Charleston Battery. On 17 May 2015 Abang scored the lone goal for New York Red Bulls II in another 1-1 draw against Charleston Battery. On 24 May 2015 Abang scored New York's opening goal in a 3-2 victory over FC Montreal.
On 10 April 2016 Abang scored his first goal of the season, helping New York Red Bulls II to a 4-0 victory over Bethlehem Steel FC. On 7 May 2016 Abang scored his second goal of the season in 3-1 victory over Pittsburgh Riverhounds.
On 22 August 2016, it was announced by Hobro IK that they had acquired Abang on loan for the 2016–17 Danish 1st Division season. While with the club, Abang scored three goals in 10 league matches. The loan deal was cancelled six months before time and Abang went back to New York Red Bulls on 31 January 2017.
On 28 March 2017, it was announced by SJK that they had acquired Abang on loan until July 2017. On 10 May 2017, SJK announced that they had terminated Abang's loan deal.
On 9 August 2017, Abang was loaned to the Romanian first division club, FC Astra Giurgiu until July 2018.
Abang has represented Cameroon at the Under-17 level, making his debut with the squad in 2012. He is also a part of Cameroon’s Under-20 player pool.
On 10 March 2016, Abang was called up to Cameroon's senior squad for Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.New York Red Bulls
MLS Supporters' Shield (1): 2015
As of 6 May 2017
Scores and results list Cameroon's goal tally first.