Meet 20-year-old Kenyan footballer who plays for Leeds United [Photos]

By Robert Abong'o: Wednesday, July 17th 2019 at 16:06 GMT +3 | Football
Leeds United's Clarke Oduor [Courtesy]

A Kenyan footballer will go up against Manchester United in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday, July 17.

20-year-old Clarke Oduor has been included in Leeds United’s squad set to face Manchester United at the Optus Stadium, in Burswood, Australia.

The naturally left-footed youngster was born on June 25, 1999, and started his career at Leeds United academy, going on to sign a professional contract with the senior team in 2017, where he was handed the number 54 shirt.

Oduor graduated from the Leeds United academy [Courtesy]

He made his senior debut for Leeds in January 2019, coming on as an 85th-minute substitute during a  defeat to Queens Park Rangers in the FA Cup third round.

A month later, he signed a contract extension with Marco Bielsa’s side – seeing his deal extended until 2020, with the option of extending for another year.

He is naturally left-footed, and skilled [Courtesy]

In July, Oduor made the cut into Bielsa’s 16 man team for the pre-season tour of Australia.

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