Mohammed Gargo

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Mohammed Gargo
Personal information
Full name Mohammed Gargo
Date of birth (1975-06-19) 19 June 1975 (age 43)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Ashanti Gold Manager
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991 Real Tamale United
1992–1993 AC Torino
1993–1994 Borussia Dortmund
1994 FC Bayern Munich
1995 Stoke City 0 (0)
1995–2004 Udinese Calcio 88 (2)
2003Venezia (loan) 18 (0)
2004–2005 Genoa 44 (0)
2005–2007 Al-Wakrah Sports Club
2007–2008 Ashanti Gold
National team
1992–2001  Ghana 20 (4)
Teams managed
2009–2010 New Edubiase United
2010–2016 Real Tamale United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona Team Competition

Mohammed Gargo (born 19 June 1975) is a former Ghanaian footballer.


Club career[edit]

Gargo joined Italian side Udinese in 1995. In January 2003 he was loaned to Venezia and in January 2004 sold to Serie B side Genoa along with Vittorio Micolucci, in exchange for Rodrigue Boisfer and Valon Behrami, all in a co-ownership deal, which few years later accused for inflated price in order to create paper profit.[1] Udinese and Genoa were already fined in June 2008 by FIGC[2] and criminal charge were continued.

International career[edit]

He was a member of the men's national team that won the bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain,[3] and gold in the 1991 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Italy.

Coaching career[edit]

He started after his retirement the job as coach in February 2010 by New Edubiase United.[4] He trained the club of the Poly Tank Division One League until summer 2010. On 6 August 2010 was named as the new manager of Poly Tank Division One League rival Real Tamale United.[5] He coached the club RTU until November 2012 and resigned after the relegation from the Ghana Premier League his contract.[6]


  1. ^ "Udine, indagati Pozzo e Pierpaolo Marino". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). 31 July 2008. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE N. 66/CDN (2007–08)" (PDF). FIGC (in Italian). 18 June 2008. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Mohamed Gargo Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-10-28. 
  4. ^ Mohammed Gargo Named Edubiase Coach
  5. ^ Glo Ghana Premier League Welcomes Real Tamale United Back
  6. ^ Mohammed Gargo refuses to give up on Real Tamale United

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