Arthur Farh

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Arthur Farh
Personal information
Date of birth (1972-06-12) 12 June 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth Monrovia, Liberia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1993 Marseille 0 (0)
1992–1993 Rennes (loan) 32 (5)
1993–1995 Grenoble 47 (16)
1995–1996 Stuttgarter Kickers 26 (3)
1996–1998 FC Homburg 31 (7)
1999–2001 SV Wilhelmshaven 74 (8)
2001–2002 SC Delmenhorst (Germany)
National team
1988–1996 Liberia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Arthur Farh (born 12 June 1972 in Monrovia) is a retired Liberian professional footballer who played for several clubs in Europe, including Stade Rennais F.C.,[1] Stuttgarter Kickers and FC Homburg as well as the Liberia national football team.

International career[edit]

Farh made several appearances for the full Liberia national football team, including four qualifying matches for the 1990 FIFA World Cup.[2] He played for Liberia at the 1996 African Cup of Nations finals in South Africa.[3]

Drug smuggling arrest[edit]

Farh acquired German citizenship while he was playing football in the country, but moved to the United Kingdom after he retired from playing. In January 2011, Farh was charged with drug smuggling after arriving at London Heathrow Airport on a flight from Sint Maarten with cocaine worth £40,000.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fiche de Arthur FARH". Stade-Rennais.net. Archived from the original on 23 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  2. ^ "International Matches 1989 - Africa". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 24 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  3. ^ Courtney, Barrie (18 March 2002). "African Nations Cup 1996 - Final Tournament Details". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2009-05-16. 
  4. ^ Cowan, Mark (26 January 2011). "Handsworth soccer star charged with drug smuggling". Birmingham Mail. 
  5. ^ Piers Edwards (1 February 2011). "Former Liberian footballer charged with drug smuggling". BBC. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 

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