Mohammed Aminu

Mohammed Aminu (born 10 August 2000) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Lommel on loan from Manchester City.

Mohammed Aminu
Personal information
Date of birth (2000-08-10) 10 August 2000 (age 21)
Place of birth Mampong, Ghana
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Lommel
(on loan from Manchester City)
Number 25
Youth career
0000–2018 WAFA
2018– Manchester City
2018–2019NAC Breda (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018 WAFA 5 (3)
2019– Manchester City 0 (0)
2019Dordrecht (loan) 0 (0)
2020–Lommel (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2017 Ghana U17 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:44, 22 October 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:44, 28 November 2018 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Aminu was first spotted at the 2017 Al Kass Tournament, while representing Red Bull Salzburg, the parent of his club WAFA. After being scouted by the likes of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, Aminu agreed a deal to join English champions Manchester City in 2017.[1][2]

In April 2018, after scoring three goals in four games, Aminu was named Ghanaian Premier League Player of the Month.[3]

In October 2020, Aminu and teammate Thomas Agyepong joined Belgian First Division B side Lommel S.K. on loan until the end of the 2020–21 season.[4] Like his parent club, Lommel are owned by City Football Group.

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 19 January 2020.[5]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
WAFA 2018 Ghanaian Premier League 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3
Manchester City 2019–20 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dordrecht (loan) 2019–20 Eerste Divisie 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3
Notes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Breaking News: Manchester City splash £2million to sign Ghanaian teenage prodigy Aminu Mohammed". Ghana Soccernet. 27 August 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Aminu Mohammed to join Manchester City in 2018". Goal.com Ghana. 24 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Aminu Mohammed named Ghana Premier League Player of the Month". Pulse Ghana. 10 April 2018. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Welkon Agyepong & Aminu!". Lommel S.K. 6 October 2020. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  5. ^ Mohammed Aminu at Soccerway