Aminu Umar

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Aminu
Personal information
Full name Aminu Umar
Date of birth (1995-03-06) 6 March 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Abuja, Nigeria
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Samsunspor
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011-2013 Wikki Tourists ? (1)
2013– Samsunspor 22 (4)
National team
2012– Nigeria U20 15 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 January 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 June 2014

Aminu Umar (born 6 March 1995, abuja) is a Nigerian football forward who currently plays for Samsunspor in the TFF 1. Lig.[1]

Club career[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Wikki Tourists[edit | hide | edit source]

In 2012-2013 season Umar has scored one league goal for Wikki Tourists in the Nigeria Premier League the top league of Nigerian football.[2][3]

Samsunspor[edit | hide | edit source]

Umar joined Turkish club Samsunspor from Wikki Tourists in the 2013 summer transfer season at age 18.[4] He scored four league goals in his first season and established himself as the club's preferred striker in place of his compatriot Ekigho Ehiosun.[5][6]

International career[edit | hide | edit source]

Umar has played for the Nigeria national under-20 football team. He was the leading scorer in the 2013 African youth championship with four goals and scored twice at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup finals in Turkey.[7]

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