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Amara Soumah
Guinean association football player

Amara Soumah

Amara Soumah
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Intro Guinean association football player
Is Athlete Football player Association football player
From Guinea
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 8 October 1990, Conakry, Conakry region, Guinea
Age 31 years
Star sign Libra
Education
Illinois Central College
Sports Teams
Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
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Biography

Amara Soumah (born 8 October 1990) is a Guinean footballer who last played for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds in the USL.

Early life

Soumah was born in Conakry, Guinea. He moved to the United States at age 13 and lived with relatives in Denver, Colorado.

Youth and college

As a youth, Soumah was a member of the local Colorado Rush and Real Colorado club teams, and the academy of the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer. He was with the Rapids Academy, part of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy, from 2007 to 2010. Soumah played his freshman and sophomore years of college with the Cougars of Illinois Central College. He earned the team's "Forward of the Year" award his freshman year and its "Player of the Year" award his sophomore season. During the 2012–2013 season, he recorded 21 goals and 10 assists in 17 appearances. Following the season, Soumah transferred to California State University, Fullerton and played two seasons for the Titans. In total, he tallied eight goals in 38 appearances for the team and helped the school win the Big West championship in November 2014.

Professional

In April 2015, Soumah trialed with Pittsburgh Riverhounds and appeared in a scrimmage match against the Pitt Panthers on 7 April as his first match with the club. In this match, he assisted on the Riverhounds' second goal of the 2–0 victory. On 15 April 2015, it was announced that Soumah had officially signed with the club for the 2015 USL season. His first appearance for the Riverhounds after signing with the club came in an exhibition match against the Saint Francis Red Flash which ended as a 3-0 victory for the Riverhounds. Soumah made his league debut in the club's next match, coming on as a 68th-minute substitute for Lebogang Moloto before being subbed off himself for Anthony Virgara in the 84th minute in a 1–1 draw with Louisville City FC on 19 April. On May 30, 2015, Soumah scored his first league goal for the Riverhounds in what a columnist called the "club’s greatest ever game" as the team scored three goals in stoppage time for a 6–5 victory over the Harrisburg City Islanders.

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