Mohamed playing with FC Cincinnati in 2016
|Full name||Omar Abdullahi Mohamed|
|Date of birth||May 18, 1996|
|Place of birth||Mogadishu, Somalia|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|2015||Jackson College Jets||11||(6)|
|2017||Portland Timbers 2||27||(1)|
|2018||Des Moines Menace||12||(3)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:22, 5 September 2019 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:44, 10 September 2019 (UTC)
Omar Abdullahi Mohamed (Somali: Omaar Maxamed) (born 5 May 1996) is an American-raised Somali professional footballer who plays for USL League One team Greenville Triumph SC and the Somalia national team.
Omar Mohamed was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, where he lived until the age of six when his family moved to Cairo, Egypt. He moved with his family to the United States in 2005 and grew up in Columbus, Ohio.
Mohamed first began playing organized soccer at the age of 12, where he played for local Columbus youth club FC Blast. At the age of 16, he began playing for the academy of Columbus Crew. He also trained and played with the first team of Columbus Crew, making four appearances for the Crew reserve team and scoring two goals. Mohamed also played one year of college soccer at Jackson College in 2015.
In September 2019, Mohamed was called into the Somalia national football team for its 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Zimbabwe. On September 5, 2019, he made his international debut for Somalia in their 1–0 win over Zimbabwe. On September 10, 2019, he scored his first international goal in Somalia's second leg qualifier against Zimbabwe at the Zimbabwe National Stadium in Harare.
- Scores and results list Somalia's goal tally first.
|1.||10 September 2019||National Sports Stadium, Harare, Zimbabwe||Zimbabwe||1–1||1–3||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
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