Tony Odur

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Tony Odur
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-12-07) 7 December 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth Uganda
Playing position striker
Club information
Current team
KCC FC
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Express FC
2006–2007 Brabrand IF 14 (0)
2007–2009 Bunamwaya SC
2009–2010 Express FC
2010– Bunamwaya SC
National team
Uganda
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 1, 2007.
† Appearances (Goals).

Tony Odur (born 7 December 1984) is a Ugandan football player who currently plays for KCCA FC in Uganda.[1] Odur has also made appearances for the Uganda national football team.In march 2010 Odur scored a memorable hatrick against Burundi in CHAN qualifiers.

2014 CAF Champions League[edit]

[2] In CAF Champions league 2014, KCCA FC vs El Merriekih Tony Odur went on a score sheet with one goal and another one from team mate Herman Wasswa to secure an away win against the sudaneses based El Merriekih in the 1st leg, he also scored the only goal in the 2nd leg in which KCAA FC lost to El Merriekih at home, kampala, aggregate 3-2 in favour of KCCA FC.[3]
In CAF champions league 2014 Nkana vs kcca fc, Odur scored agoal in the 26th in a game which end in 2-2 draw, and this made him the only player of kcca fc to score in three games in CAF Champions league 2014 tournament.[4]

2003 to present[edit]

Odur broke onto the scene in 2003 as an exciting youngster at Express FC. Together with the small Mark Mwambo, who has since quit the game, in midfield, they were the new kids on the block that came off the bench at the CECAFA club Championships that year to turn the game round.[5]
The two were the talking points at that time and very exciting and at the end of that season, they helped Express win the Kakungulu Cup. But more sticking is the wonderful late equalizer Odur scored in the 2004 Kakungulu Cup final against KCC.[6]

However, Odur’s problems have been discipline. Faruuk Ssimbwa, formerly an administrator at Express between 2005 and 2007 told The Observer[uganda news paper] that Odur was as talented as he was insubordinate. “He was the kind of player who would at times want to hold the team at ransom if he wasn’t given what he wanted.”[7]

It was one of the reasons he ended up quitting the team and joining Bunamwaya. He also had a professional trials stint in Denmark although he wasn’t successful,and Tony had this to say “I need to get a shot at such an opportunity again and that’s why I’m working hard.”
[8] In April 2014, Tony went to Vietinam to hally work on his dream of playing in others outside League.so he directed to Vietinams' based team,Sai Gon fc for trials April 2014.[9] In 2014 Tony missed out a crucial match in Uganda Cup, semi finals against Sc victoria university at phillip omondi stadium, due to a knee injury but kccf won the game 2-1[10]

Achievements and Honours[edit]

  1. Kakungulu Cup 2003 with Express FC
  1. CECAFA under-12 championship in Eritrea in 1997

[11]

  1. Fufa super league 2012/2013 with KCCA FC.
  2. Fufa super league 2013/2014 with KCCA FC

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