Leon Uso Khamis

Leon Uso Khamis is a South Sudanese footballer who currently plays as a striker. He is the vice-captain of the national team. He captained the team in the 2012 CECAFA Cup in the absence of Richard Justin and James Moga.

Leon Uso Khamis
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-01-01) 1 January 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth Wau, Sudan (now South Sudan)
Playing position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Wau Salaam ? (1)
National team
2012– South Sudan 20 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 November 2012
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 August 2017

International careerEdit

He has made at least two senior appearances for South Sudan against Ethiopia and Kenya in the 2012 CECAFA Cup.[1][2]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list South Sudan's goal tally first.[3]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 28 March 2017 Juba Stadium, Juba, South Sudan   Djibouti 6–0 6–0 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2. 22 April 2017 El Hadj Hassan Gouled Aptidon Stadium, Djibouti City, Djibouti   Somalia 2–1 2–1 2018 African Nations Championship qualification
3. 22 July 2017 Phillip Omondi Stadium, Kampala, Uganda   Uganda 1–5 1–5 2018 African Nations Championship qualification

Club careerEdit

Wau Salaam FC became the first ever South Sudanese football club in the 2012 Kagame Interclub Cup. Although the team was humiliated and faced some heavy defeats, Khamis managed to reserve some pride by becoming the only Wau Salaam and South Sudanese scorer in the 2012 Kagame InterClub Cup, showing his talents amongst a 7-1 thrashing.


  1. ^ "2012 Cecafa Tusker Challenge Cup, Day One: Kenya hopes dented by loss to Uganda". kpl.co.ke. Archived from the original on 14 April 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  2. ^ "2012 Cecafa Tusker Challenge Cup Day Four (4): Kenya win, Uganda land in quarters". kpl.co.ke. Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Leon Uso, Khamis". National Football Teams. Retrieved 29 March 2017.