Josh Koroma

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Josh Koroma
Personal information
Full name Joshua Abdulai Koroma[1]
Date of birth (1998-11-08) 8 November 1998 (age 21)[2]
Place of birth Southwark, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[3]
Playing position Forward[3]
Club information
Current team
Rotherham United
(on loan from Huddersfield Town)
Youth career
0000–2016 Leyton Orient
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2019 Leyton Orient 95 (18)
2019– Huddersfield Town 7 (0)
2020–Rotherham United (loan) 2 (0)
National team
2018 England C 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:54, 17 February 2020 (UTC)

Joshua Abdulai Koroma (born 8 November 1998) is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for League One side Rotherham United on loan from Championship club Huddersfield Town.

Career[edit]

Koroma was born in Southwark, London.[4] He made his first-team debut for Leyton Orient on 9 April 2016 as a second-half substitute in a 3–0 league defeat away to Barnet.[5] He scored his first goals on 4 March 2017 with a hat-trick in a 4–0 win away to Newport County.[5]

Koroma signed for newly relegated Championship club Huddersfield Town on 21 June 2019 on a three-year contract with the option of a further year for an undisclosed fee.[6]

On 31 January 2020, Koroma joined Rotherham United on a six-month loan deal.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Koroma is of Sierra Leonean descent.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 14 February 2020
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Leyton Orient 2015–16[5] League Two 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2016–17[9] League Two 22 3 0 0 0 0 2[a] 0 24 3
2017–18[10] National League 31 4 0 0 3[b] 2 34 6
2018–19[10] National League 39 11 1 0 5[b] 0 45 11
Total 95 18 1 0 0 0 10 2 106 20
Huddersfield Town 2019–20[11] Championship 7 0 1 0 1 0 9 0
Rotherham United (loan) 2019–20[11] League One 2 0 2 0
Career total 102 18 1 0 1 0 10 2 114 20
  1. ^ Appearances in Football League Trophy
  2. ^ a b Appearances in FA Trophy

Honours[edit]

Leyton Orient

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Josh Koroma". Sport Bild. Axel Springer. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Josh Koroma". Leyton Orient F.C. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Josh Koroma". ESPN FC. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Josh Koroma". 11v11.com. AFS Enterprises. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  5. ^ a b c "Games played by Josh Koroma in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Josh Koroma: Huddersfield Town sign forward from Leyton Orient". BBC Sport. 21 June 2019. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  7. ^ "SIGNING | Loan deal complete for Terriers attacker". Rotherham United FC. 31 January 2020. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Youngster Joshua Koroma scores Leyton Orient hat-trick". Football Sierra Leone. FSL Media. 5 March 2017. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Games played by Josh Koroma in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  10. ^ a b "J. Koroma: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  11. ^ a b "Games played by Josh Koroma in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  12. ^ "National League: 2018/19: Latest table". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
    "Leyton Orient FC: Squad". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  13. ^ Stevens, Rob (19 May 2019). "AFC Fylde 1–0 Leyton Orient". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 May 2019.

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