Ambesager Yosief

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Ambesager Yosief
Personal information
Full name Ambesager Sium Yosief
Date of birth (1984-06-29) 29 June 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Asmara, Eritrea
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Left Back, Central Back
Club information
Current team
Adelaide Olympic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Western Strikers 18 (1)
2011–2012 Gold Coast United 3 (0)
2012 Western Strikers 2 (0)
2015–2016 Western Strikers 37 (0)
2017– Adelaide Olympic 0 (0)
National team
2009 Eritrea ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 February 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 September 2012

Ambesager Yosief (born 29 June 1984) is an Eritrean footballer who plays for Adelaide Olympic FC.

Club career[edit]

On 26 August 2011 he signed with A-League club Gold Coast United from FFSA Super League club Western Strikers.[1] On 30 November 2011 he made his debut for Gold Coast United in a match against Newcastle Jets.[2]

International career[edit]

Yosief played in the 2009 CECAFA Cup in Kenya, appearing in the 4-0 quarter final defeat to Tanzania.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Whilst competing in the 2009 CECAFA Cup in Kenya he was part of the Eritrea national football team which failed to return home after competing in the regional tournament in Nairobi.[4] After receiving refugee status from the Australian government, the team moved to Adelaide, Australia.[5]

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