Al Njie

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Al Njie
Personal information
Full name Alieu Njie
Date of birth (1955-04-15) April 15, 1955 (age 62)
Place of birth Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1977–1978 FIU Golden Panthers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 6 (0)
1979–1980 Fort Lauderdale Strikers (indoor)
1980 Miami Americans
1980–1981 Phoenix Inferno (indoor) 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alieu “Al” Njie is a retired American soccer forward who played professionally in the North American Soccer League, American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League.

Njie attended Florida International University, playing on the men’s soccer team in 1977 and 1978.[1] In 1979, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers selected Njie in the North American Soccer League college draft.[2] He spent the 1979 NASL outdoor and 1979-1980 NASL indoor seasons with the Strikers. In 1980, the Strikers released Njie and he signed with the Miami Americans of the American Soccer League. He returned to the indoor game in the fall of 1980, this time with the Phoenix Inferno of the Major Indoor Soccer League.


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