Umaru Rahman

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Umaru Rahman
Personal information
Full name Umaru Rahman
Date of birth (1982-12-15) December 15, 1982 (age 36)
Place of birth Freetown, Sierra Leone
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
East End Lions
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2005 East End Lions
2005–2006 Bình Dương F.C.
2006–2007 LG-ACB Ha Noi
2008– East End Lions
National team
2001–2008 Sierra Leone 20 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Umaru Rahman (born December 15, 1982 in Freetown, Sierra Leone) commonly known as Gallon Pan is a former Sierra Leonean international footballer, who was a striker and currently played for several clubs, but he is famously remembered for playing for East End Lions.

Early life[edit]

Rahman was born 1982 in Freetown's suburbs of Fourah Bay to Sierra Leonean Creole muslim parents.

Career[edit]

He started his football career in his native Sierra Leone with powerhouse East End Lions in the Sierra Leone National Premier League, where he was the team captain and one of the best players in the premier league. Rahman signed with top Vietnamese club, Bình Dương F.C. in 2005 and 2006 with LG-ACB Ha Noi.

International career[edit]

In 2001, Rahman made his senior international debut for Sierra Leone against Liberia in a 2002 FIFA World Cup qualifier played in Monrovia.[citation needed]

Playing Career

Personal life[edit]

Rahman composed a song called Manchester United Celebrate which celebrated Manchester United's Premier League championship 2007–08 season.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sierra Leone ode to Man Utd win". BBC. 12 May 2008. Retrieved 31 May 2011.