2010 MLS: Became youngest player in Earthquakes franchise history to sign with the club on 4/14 … Made four appearances, all as a substitute in 2010 … DNP - 4/17 vs. NE … Debuted as youngest player in franchise history on 4/24 at CHV at 17 years, 5 months, 23 days old … DNP - 5/1 vs. COL due to wrist surgery … Entered a game for the first time since at CHV on 4/24 as sub in the 86th minute on 7/3 vs. DC … DNP at PHI on 7/10 … DNP - 7/22 at LA, vs. SEA on 7/31, at COL on 8/7 due to playing with the Gambian U-20 national team … Entered the game as a substitute in the 73rd minute vs. KC on 8/14 … DNP - 8/21 vs. LA … Entered the game in the 63rd minute on 8/28 at NY… DNP - 9/5 at HOU, 9/11 vs. FCD, 9/15 vs. PHI due to youth national team duty with Gambia ... Exhibition: Started and played 72 minutes on 6/12 vs. CHV … Entered the game as a substitute at the start of the second half vs. Tottenham Hotspur on 7/17 … Open Cup: Made Earthquakes debut on 4/14 vs. RSL when he came on as a substitute in the 74th minute … MLS Cup Playoffs: DNP - 10/30 vs. NY, 11/4 at NY or 11/13 at COL.
Appeared for the Gambian U20 national team in the Orange African Youth Championship in 2010 … Played in both legs against Sierra Leone and the Ivory Coast … Scored in the first leg win over Sierra Leone.
Spent three years in England with youth academies at Charlton Athletic FC, Chelsea FC and most recently with Crystal Palace FC ... Trained with Toronto FC in 2009 before coming to train and eventually sign with San Jose ... Began playing in academies at the age of 12 in his native Gambia … Played with Maccassa FC and later with Samder FC.
Nickname is “Waterman” … Youngest player in club history … Enjoys listening to music … Loves the weather in San Jose.