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Full name  Demont Mitchell
2000  Richmond Kickers
Parents  Matthew Mitchell
Place of birth  Nassau, Bahamas
Name  Demont Mitchell
Education  Hofstra University
Height  1.75 m
Siblings  Denair Mitchell
Number  8
Weight  73 kg

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Date of birth  (1988-10-24) 24 October 1988 (age 27)
Role  Association football player
Current team  Bahamas national football team (Midfielder, Forward)

Playing position  Midfielder or Striker

Demont Mitchell (born 24 October 1988) is a retired association football player from The Bahamas who had his career cut short by injuries suffered in a car accident.

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He has dual American-Bahamian citizenship.

Club career

As a child, Mitchell had trials with Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English football league. He played for Bears FC in the Bahamas before joining the Hofstra University in 2006.

International career

Mitchell made his debut for the senior Bahamas in a March 2008 World Cup qualification match against the British Virgin Islands and has earned a total of six caps, scoring 1 goal, all of them in World Cup qualification games.

His final international was in July 2011 against the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Personal life

Mitchell suffered a serious brain injury in a car accident in the Bahamas in October 2012 which left him in a coma for three weeks. A foundation dedicated to spread brain injury awareness was named after him in 2014. Also, a soccer tournament was staged in June 2015 to help in covering his medical expenses.

References

Demont Mitchell Wikipedia


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