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Kasali Yinka Casal

Kasali Yinka Casal
Personal information
Full nameKasali Olayinka Olatunda Casal[1]
Date of birth (1987-10-21) 21 October 1987 (age 26)
Place of birthLondon, England
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing positionLeft back / left winger
Youth career
2003–2007Fulham
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2007D.C. United4(0)
2007–2008Cambuur16(0)
2008–2010Swindon Town5(0)
2010CFR Cluj0(0)
2010Gaz Metan Mediaş (loan)0(0)
2011Vasas SC6(0)
2012Etar 19242(0)
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* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 December 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kasali Olayinka Olatunda Casal (born 21 October 1987 in London) is a professional footballer who plays as a left back or left winger. He is a dual citizen of United Kingdom and Nigeria.

Career

Raised in the North West area of London, Casal joined the Fulham youth academy in 2003 at the age of 16 and earned a spot on the full team reserve side two years later.[2] Casal had been the leading scorer for Fulham's reserve team for the 2005–06 season.[3]

In March 2007 D.C. United signed Casal to a senior contract.[3] In July he was released from the club.[4] Then he signed for Dutch club Cambuur Leeuwarden.

On 6 August 2008, Casal signed a two-year deal with Swindon Town for an undisclosed fee, after a successful trial.[5] He made his debut for Swindon against Tranmere Rovers on the opening day of the 2008–09 season. He left Swindon by mutual consent on 12 January 2010.[6]

On 13 January 2010 CFR Cluj signed the former Nigerian Swindon Town F.C. left-back.[7] He was injured in the first friendly match played in Antalya and later the leadership of CFR Cluj dropped him from the squad.[8] In February he went on loan to Gaz Metan Mediaş,[9] but quickly in early March returned to Cluj and was not allowed to train with the team.[10]

Personal life

In his youth he was an athlete and was on a 4x100 relay team that as of 5 September 1999 holds the British U-13 record (50.32 seconds).[11]

References

External links

  • Player profile on Transfermarkt
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