Amin Askar in 2014
|Full name||Amin Soleiman Askar|
|Date of birth||1 October 1985|
|Place of birth||Harer, Ethiopia|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|2015||→ Sarpsborg 08 (loan)||27||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 Jun 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 April 2015
Amin Soleiman Askar (Somali: Aamiin Askaar, Arabic: امين عسكر) (born 1 October 1985) is an Ethiopian professional football player who currently plays for Şanlıurfaspor. Askar also holds Norwegian citizenship, having lived in Norway since he was two years old.
Sarpsborg 08 FF
In 2013 Askar decided to represent Ethiopia at senior level. Askar was supposed to make his debut against Nigeria in the African play-offs for the World Cup in Brazil, but the needed papers work did not arrive on time. He will be expected to make his debut on the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches.
- As of 13 August 2015
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- "Amin Askar gets the call from Ethiopian Coach Mariano Barreto – Ethiosports". Ethiosports.com. 2014-08-17. Retrieved 2016-03-11.
- "Amin Askar" (in Norwegian). NIFS - Norsk & Internasjonal Fotballstatistikk. Retrieved 17 March 2013.
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