Yusuf Mohamed

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Yusuf Mohamed
Personal information
Full name Yusuf Mohammed
Date of birth (1983-11-05) November 5, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Nigeria
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right-back
Club information
Current team
Al-Hilal
Number 2
Youth career
El-Kanemi Warriors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Enyimba FC
2006–2008 Al-Hilal
2009–2010 FC Sion 6 (0)
2010 Al-Hilal
National team
2004- Nigeria 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 October 2009 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 15, 2010

Yusuf Mohamed (born November 5, 1983) is a Nigerian football defender. He currently plays as a right-back for Al-Hilal, and is an important defender for the club.

Career[edit]

A defender, Mohamed won the African Champions league title with Enyimba in 2003 and 2004, before moving to Sudanese giants Al-Hilal.

On 23 January 2009 he completed a move to Swiss side FC Sion from Al-Hilal. Mohammed underwent a medical and agreed on a three-and-a-half year deal in time to beat the transfer deadline,[1] following in the footsteps of compatriot Obinna Nwaneri, who also joined Sion in 2007 after breaking into the Super Eagles squad.

Mohammed, who has five caps for his country, previously passed a trial with French side Paris Saint-Germain F.C., but opted to fulfill a pre-contract agreement with the Switzerland club instead.

He returned to Al-Hilal in May 2010.[2] He currently rehabbing from an injury suffered at the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations that led to him being excluded from the 2010 FIFA World Cup team.

Honours[edit]

2003 - CAF Champions League

2004 - CAF Champions League

2005, 2006, 2007 - Sudan Premier League

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