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Omar Jarun

Omar Jarun

Sector : Sports , Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : United States
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1983
  • Age : 34
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Omar Jarun "born 10 December 1983" is a Palestinian former footballer who played as a central defender.

Jarun played professionally in the United States, Canada, Poland, Belgium, and India. Jarun was born in Kuwait City, Kuwait to an American mother and a Jordan-born father of Palestinian descent; Jarun's paternal grandfather hailed from Tulkarem. Jarun emigrated to the United States prior to the First Gulf War in 1990; his family moved after bombs went off and missiles were shot near their apartment. He was raised in Peachtree City, United States.

Jarun played college soccer for the University of Memphis and the University of Dayton, and has played club football for Fort Wayne Fever, Chicago Fire Premier, Atlanta Silverbacks, Vancouver Whitecaps, Flota Świnoujście, Pogoń Szczecin, FC Tampa Bay, Arka Gdynia and Charleroi.

He was released by Pogon on 1 March 2011.

Jarun signed with FC Tampa Bay of the North American Soccer League on 29 March 2011.

Jarun after brief spell with FC Tampa Bay he signed a contract with Arka Gdynia, under Petr Nemec, who was the manager that brought Jarun to Poland when he was the Flota Świnoujście manager.

On 7 January 2014 Jarun signed for NASL club Ottawa Fury FC.

Jarun signed for I-League club Bharat FC on 20 March 2015 for a 18-month deal completing the club's Asian player quota.

In June 2015 he announced his retirement from professional football. Jarun made his international debut for the Palestinian national team in 2007, and has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches, AFC Challenge Cup, WAFF Championship.

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