Erick Otieno

Eric Ouma Otieno (born 27 September 1996) is a Kenyan international footballer who plays for Swedish club AIK. Mainly a left back, he can also be deployed in all other positions on the left side.

Erick Otieno
Personal information
Full name Eric Ouma Otieno[1]
Date of birth (1996-09-27) 27 September 1996 (age 25)
Place of birth Nairobi, Kenya
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Position(s) Left back
Club information
Current team
AIK
Number 25
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016 Gor Mahia 22 (0)
2017 Kolkheti Poti 19 (0)
2018 KS Kastrioti 0 (0)
2018–2019 Vasalund 22 (2)
2020– AIK 33 (1)
National team
2016– Kenya 26 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 18:29, 6 December 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 15:21, 4 December 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Born in Nairobi, Ouma signed a six-month contract with Gor Mahia in January 2016, before renewing it until the end of the year during the summer.[2] Ouma left Gor Mahia at the end of his contract, going on to sign a six-month contract with Georgian club Kolkheti Poti in January 2017.[3] In February 2018 he moved to Albanian club KS Kastrioti,[4] and by September 2018 he was playing for Swedish club Vasalund,[5] for whom he made 22 appearances, scoring 2 goals.[6]

He moved to AIK for the 2020 season.[7]

International careerEdit

Ouma made his international debut for Kenya in 2016.[1] He was a squad member at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.[8][9]

International statisticsEdit

As of 6 August 2017[1]
Kenya national team
Year Apps Goals
2016 8 0
2017 1 0
2018 5 1
Total 9 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Erick Otieno". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Gor Mahia part ways with defender Eric 'Marcelo' Ouma after one year". the-star.co.ke. The Star. 2 January 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Eric 'Marcelo' Ouma quits Gor Mahia for Georgia". citizentv.co.ke. Citizen TV. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Ouma: Why I chose Albania over Iran". Daily Nation.
  5. ^ "Kenyan defender opens his goals account in Sweden". Daily Nation. 30 September 2018. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Erick Otieno - Spelarstatistik - Svensk fotboll". www.svenskfotboll.se.
  7. ^ "Harambee Stars defender Ouma joins Swedish side AIK | Goal.com". www.goal.com.
  8. ^ Wandera, Gilbert. "Ouma regains place in Stars' Afcon squad". Standard Digital News.
  9. ^ "Afcon 2019: Michael Olunga and Erick Ouma speak after Kenya's exit | Goal.com". www.goal.com.

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