Omar Jawo

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Omar Jawo
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Personal information
Date of birth (1981-11-08) November 8, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Banjul, Gambia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2000–2001 Assyriska FF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002 Assyriska FF 2 (0)
2003 IK Frej 5 (0)
2003–2004 Vallentuna BK 40 (1)
2005–2008 Väsby United[1] 80 (4)
2009–2010 Gefle IF 49 (0)
2011–2012 Syrianska FC 40 (0)
2013–2015 AFC United 70 (4)
2016 IF Brommapojkarna 13 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Gambia 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 January 2017.

Omar Jawo (born November 8, 1981 in Banjul) is a Gambian-Swedish footballer who plays as a defender.[2]


Jawo began his youth career with Assyriska FF. He earned his first two professional caps with the squad in 2002, before signing with IK Frej in 2003.[3] After one season with IK Frej was sold to Vallentuna BK who played one year.[4] He signed than in February 2005 for Väsby United and played 80 games, who scored four goals before signed in February 2009 for Gefle IF. In 2016, he signed a one-year contract with Brommapojkarna.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Omar's brother Amadou Jawo plays currently for Stockholm based Djurgårdens IF.[6] His two youngest brothers, Momodou Jawo and Ebrima "Mabou" Jawo are also footballers.


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