Full Name: Omar Kolawole Olufemi Sowunmi

Dob: 07-11-1995

Pob: Colchester, Essex, GB

Position: Centre Back

Era: Professional

Club Appearance Record

SeasonTot AppsTot Goals
2011-12 0 0
2012-13 0 0
2013-14 0 0
2014-15 0 0

Career Appearance Record

ClubDate SignedDate LeftFee
Reed Hall - - -
Stanway Villa - - -
Stanway Rovers - - -
Leyton Orient - - On Trial
Ipswich Town Late 2011 June 2015 Academy
Braintree Town October 2014 November 2014 On Loan
Lowestoft Town January 2015 February 2015 On Loan
Lowestoft Town February 2015 May 2015 On Loan
Yeovil Town July 2015 June 2019 Free
Colchester United July 2019 - Free

(15) Comments

  • Omar Sowunmi joined Colchester United from Yeovil Town in July 2019

  • Set to join Yeovil Town

  • Lowestoft keen to keep him but seems Football League side Yeovil have won the battle for his signature

  • Being released at the end of the season

  • Loan extended to the end of the season, will be released by Ipswich in June - Lowestoft keen to keep him but Omar hoping to stay in the pro game and may have trials at other clubs over next few weeks.

  • Returns to Lowestoft for a second month loan deal

  • 9 Jan 2015, joins Lowestoft Town on loan

  • Just signed for Lowestoft Town on loan.

  • Has joined Braintree Town on a one month Youth Loan deal (still can play for our development teams whilst at Braintree)

  • Signed a one year Pro deal with Ipswich

  • Spelt Omar Sowunmi. You've got the n and m transposed ;-)

  • Omar Sowumni joined our Academy in late 2011 not March 2012

  • Mummy & Daddy Showme Friday 07-12-2012

    Started playing Sunday League football at the age of 11 with Reed Hall, managed by Brian, then spent 3 1/2 seasons with Stanway Villa, under Russel Storey and then 1/2 a season with Stanway Rovers (Alliance League) whilst on trials. this was thanks to a telephone from Mr Cook , his PE teacher at Philip Morant to Malcolm Moore. He was part of the Stanway Villa Crew that did the Quadruple i.e. The Essex Cup, The Suffolk Cup, The League Cup and the Open Cup in 2010/11 (Colchester & District Youth League) Apparantly never been done before.

    He was in the car on his way to West Ham trials when the scout turned back as they thought he was a year younger. Then he had Trials at Leyton Orient and he wasn't offered a place.

    Only started playing as a Central Defender when offered a contract with Ipswich (March 2012) as he had always played Left Back or Right Back, a box to box player kinda player. He was the second top scorer whilst with Stanway Villa before they moved to the Alliance League. with Stanway Rovers.

  • born in colchester

    previous team stanway rovers

    6-5 inches tall

    can also play up front

    he is my friends son

  • One of ten new Academy Scholars for 2012-13 announced by the club today

Contract Info

  • Omar Sowunmi became a Schoolboy player with Ipswich Town in late 2011.

    He became a Full Academy player with Ipswich Town in July 2012, and signed a 2 Year Scholarship ( Until June 2014 ).

    He signed a 1 Year Professional Contract ( Until June 2015 ) with Ipswich Town in July 2014.

    He was released by Ipswich Town in June 2015, ( Not Offered A New Contract ).

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