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Sam Obi Metzger, Jr

Birth date:1987-09-19
NationalitySiera Leone

Sam Obi Metzger, Jr. (born 19 September 1987 in Freetown) is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays as a striker for Finnish second division side FC Viikingit and the Sierra Leonean national team.

Career International

That same year he was the leading scorer for the Sierra Leone U-17 team during the 2003 African Under-17 Championship in Swaziland. Sierra Leone lost to Cameroon in the final of the tournament, but they still qualified for the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland. Sierra Leone lost two of the three games at the tournament, including a 2-1 lost to the Freddy Adu-led United States team. Metzger played in all three games and was again the top scorer for Sierra Leone with two goals. Metzger made his senior international debut for Sierra Leone on September 6, 2008 as a substitute replacing Mustapha Bangura in a 2010 FIFA World Cup and 2008 African Nations Cup qualifier as Sierra Leone defeated Guinea Bissau 2-0 in Freetown..he also has play 2 division in Slovakia for MFK TOPVAR TOPOLCANY which he join them second half of d 2009 season en help them coming from relegation which he play eleven games scored five goals and he return Finland now playin for FC VIIKINGIT VUOSAARI in the Finnish ykkonen liga (2 div) he has already score four goals in five games they are in a good position of promoting to the Finnish veikkaus liga (1 div).

On 1 February 2011, Leone Stars striker Obi Metzger Jr. has joined Finnish premier league side, FC Haka on a two-year deal. [1]

Personal life

Metzger was born in Freetown to Krio parents. He is the son of Obi Metzger, Sr., who is a former Sierra Leonean international footballer and former coach of the Sierra Leone national football team

Senior career*
Years Team Apps† (Gls)†
2003 Ports Authority 6 (4)
2004 Mighty Blackpool 0 (0)
2004 Racing Beirut 21 (14)
2005–2008 Atlantis 45 (12)
2009 PP-70 22 (8)
2009–2010 Topvar Topoľčany 11 (5)
2010 Viikingit 8 (6)
2011- FC Haka 6 (2)
National team‡
2002–2003 Sierra Leone U17 17 (5)
2004 Sierra Leone U20 5 (1)
2005– Sierra Leone 2 (0