24 - Tomi Ameobi

Position:   Forward
Birthdate:   8/16/1988
Hometown:   Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Height:   6'3"
Weight:   185
Twitter:   N/A

BIO

PROFESSIONAL

  • Ameobi joins the Orange and Blue after spending the past four seasons with Edmonton FC of the NASL from 2013-2017
  • Finished the 2017 season with six goals and two assits in 24 matches
  • Spent the majority of 2013 with VPS of the Finnish Premier Division scoring nine goals in 30 appearances
  • Before moving to Finland, Ameobi spent two seasons in Iceland.  He spent 2012 with Grindavík and 2011 with Bí/Bolungarvík, tallying 12 goals in 47 appearances for the two clubs
  • Played for multiple clubs in England from 2007-2011, playing for Whitley Bay (2010-2011), Forrest Green Rovers (2009-2010), Mansfield Town (2009), Gribsey Town (2008), Doncaster Rovers(2008-2009), and Scunthorpe United (2007-2008)
  • Signed his first professional contract with Leeds United of the English Championship in 2007

YOUTH

  • Joined the Leeds United FC Academy in 2005, signing his first pro contract in 2007
  • Prior to Leeds United, Ameobi spent three seasons with the Newcastle United academy from 2003-2005