Yusuf Mohamed

Yusuf Mohamed (born 5 November 1983) is a retired Nigerian football defender who played as a right-back.

Yusuf Mohamed
Personal information
Full name Yusuf Mohammed
Date of birth (1983-11-05) 5 November 1983
Place of birth Aba, Nigeria
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right-back
Youth career
El-Kanemi Warriors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Enyimba
2006–2008 Al-Hilal
2009–2010 Sion 6 (0)
2010–2011 Al-Hilal
National team
2008–2011 Nigeria 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career

A defender, Mohamed won the African Champions league title with Enyimba in 2003 and 2004, before moving to Sudanese club Al-Hilal.

On 23 January 2009, he completed a move to Swiss side FC Sion from Al-Hilal. Mohammed underwent a medical and agreed on a three-and-a-half year deal in time to beat the transfer deadline,[1] following in the footsteps of compatriot Obinna Nwaneri, who also joined Sion in 2007 after breaking into the Super Eagles squad.

Mohammed, who has five caps for his country, previously passed a trial with French side Paris Saint-Germain F.C., but opted to fulfill a pre-contract agreement with the Switzerland club instead.

He returned to Al-Hilal in May 2010.[2] He currently rehabbing from an injury suffered at the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations that led to him being excluded from the 2010 FIFA World Cup team.

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