David Low (footballer)

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David Low
Personal information
Date of birth 23 November 1983
Place of birth Singapore
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 Stellas FC
2005 Tampines Rovers SC 1951
2006 Tampines Rovers FC
2007 South West Phoenix FC
2008 Western Mass Pioneers
2008-2009 Offenburger FV
2009 FC Concordia Basel
2009-2010 Buki TK
2010 Geylang United
2010-2011 Keppel Monaco
2011 J.W. Rangsit F.C.
2012 Khoromkhon FC
2013 Otago United
2014 Chivas USA 0 (0)
2014 Santa Ana Winds FC
2015 Canon Yaoundé
2016 Cosmos de Bafia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

David Low (born 23 November 1983 in Singapore) is a Singaporean former footballer. He is mostly for his peripatetic career which has taken him to 11 different countries, including Singapore[1] and sees retired American footballer Jay DeMerit as an inspiration.[2]

Early Life[edit]

Living in South Africa for 7 years, Low was called up to the Singaporean National Service aged 17.[1][2]


New Zealand[edit]

For some of the 2013–14 New Zealand Football Championship, Low was part of Otago United's defense.[3]


Traveling to Mongolia in 2012 to play for Khoromkhon of the local Premier League,[4] the Singaporean midfielder lived in an apartment with the other foreign imports,[1] helping them clinch that year's Borgio Cup, beating Ulaanbaatar City Bank 7-0 in the final.[5] He then steered them to a second-place finish in the league.[1]


Landing a deal with Cosmos de Bafia of the Cameroonian Elite One in 2016,[6] Low was on the bench for Cosmos in a league encounter against Botafogo, leading people to question his Asian origin, with many thinking he was Chinese.[7]


  1. ^ a b c d "David Low: The Nomadic Singapore Footballer". FourFourTwo. 2017-07-17. Retrieved 2018-05-18.
  2. ^ a b "Today, 18 August 2012, Page 8". Retrieved 2018-05-18.
  3. ^ "Football: Exams affect Southern United". Otago Daily Times Online News. 2013-11-02. Retrieved 2018-05-18.
  4. ^ "Singaporean signs for Mongolian club". www.news.mn | Мэдээллийн эх сурвалж. Retrieved 2018-05-18.
  5. ^ "Today - 2nd Edition, 19 July 2012, Page 56". Retrieved 2018-05-18.
  6. ^ http://press-sport.com/mercato-un-singapourien-a-cosmos/
  7. ^ Camfoot.com. "Ligue 1 : Un Singapourien avec Cosmos - Camfoot.com". www.camfoot.com (in French). Retrieved 2018-05-18.

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