Sunday, February 22, 2009

Player Spotlight: Omar Jarun

Name: Omar Jarun
Place of birth: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Age: 25
Height: 6 ft 5 in.
Position: DF(Centre Back)
National Team debut: October 22 2007(vs Singapore - World Cup Qualifier)
Caps: 1
Club: Flota Swinoujscie(Poland - I Liga)

Omar was raised in Peachtree City, Georgia, USA and after playing football in college, he went on to be drafted into the USL Atlanta Silverbacks in 2006. He joined the Vancouver Whitecaps in the 2008 season and helped them win the championship. He has signed a contract in January 2009 joining Flota Swinoujscie of the Polish I Liga. Omar received his first cap to date with the national team in October 2007 in the pleminary World Cup qualifier vs Singapore. An excerpt from the post match interview he had with Al Jazeera: