Ousman Jallow

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Ousman Jallow
Personal information
Full name Ousman Jallow
Date of birth (1988-10-21) 21 October 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth Banjul, Gambia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Free agent
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Wallidan ? (?)
2005–2008 Al Ain 47 (19)
2006–2007 Casablanca (loan) ? (?)
2008–2011 Brøndby 88 (21)
2011–2013 Çaykur Rizespor 48 (20)
National team
2007 Gambia U20 7 (5)
2008– Gambia 12 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 October 2010.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2011

Ousman Jallow (born 21 October 1988 in Banjul) is a Gambian footballer who is currently unattached. He most recently played for Turkish second-tier Çaykur Rizespor. He plays as a striker.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Arsenal and Chelsea both chased Jallow and they almost bought him, but because of troubles with the residence/work permit, Jallow did not become an Arsenal or Chelsea player.

Brøndby IF[edit]

On 31 August 2008, the young striker signed a contract for three years with the Danish team Brøndby IF.[1] The transfer amount was kept secret by both Brøndby IF and his former club; Al-Ain FC.[2][3]

On 5 October 2008, Jallow scored his first goal in the Brøndby-jersey, against Odense BK.

Çaykur Rizespor[edit]

His contract ended in Summer 2011. He joined on free transfer second division club Çaykur Rizespor.

International career[edit]

Jallow is a member of the Youth Gambia national football team and participated in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup which was won by the Youth Argentina national football team[4] and presented his homeland on African U-20 Championship in 2007.[5] He made his international debut on 9 September 2007 against Algeria.[6] Jallow was also a member of the Gambian side that won the U-17 African Nations Cup on home soil in 2005 and he scored the winning goal in the final.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Gambia's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 6 September 2008 Independence Stadium Bakau, Banjul  Liberia 2–0 3–0 2010 World Cup qualifier
2. 4 September 2010 Independence Stadium Bakau, Banjul  Namibia 3–0 3–1 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

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