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Full name  Lawrence Olum
Name  Lawrence Olum
Parents  Magdaline Ojuro
Years  Team
Salary  44,100 USD (2012)
Height  1.88 m
Place of birth  Nairobi, Kenya
Role  Footballer

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Date of birth  (1984-07-10) 10 July 1984 (age 31)
2003–2006  Missouri Baptist Spartans
Education  Missouri Baptist University
Current teams  Kenya national football team (Defender), Sporting Kansas City (#13 / Midfielder)
Similar People  Peter Vermes, Ron Newman, Bob Gansler

Playing position  Defender, Midfielder

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Lawrence Olum (born 10 July 1984) is a Kenyan professional footballer who plays for Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer.


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College and amateur

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Olum spent four years playing college soccer at Missouri Baptist University, earning NAIA honorable mention All-America honors three times.

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After graduating, Olum spent the 2006 season with the St. Louis Lions of the USL Premier Development League, scoring 9 goals in 16 games.


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Olum turned professional with the Portland Timbers of the USL First Division in 2007, before moving to the Minnesota Thunder in March 2009. He later played for the Austin Aztex and Orlando City, before moving to Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer in September 2011.

Olum moved to Kedah FA in the Malaysia Premier League ahead of the 2015 season. After one season abroad, he re-signed with Sporting Kansas City in December 2015.

On February 3, 2017, Olum was traded to Portland Timbers, now of MLS, in exchange for $50,000 in general allocation money and a first-round pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft.

International career

Olum was the subject of interest from the Kenyan national team in November 2009. He was called up to the Kenya national team in November 2012 for the 2012 CECAFA Cup.

Olum made his international debut in a 1–0 victory over Comoros in May 2014.


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