The teenager will sign up for the aspect pending an approval from the league and the federation.
Umar moved to the United States in 2008 as a part of the Right to Dream Academy.
“Oscar is someone who caught my eye back in 2017 playing for Richmond,” mentioned STLFC Head Coach Anthony Pulis. “For a guy that’s so big, he has great technical ability and is very composed on the ball. He has a good range of passing and reads the game well. He is still a young player who I think has a lot of potential and is very hungry to do well.”
“I’m extremely excited to be joining Saint Louis FC,” mentioned Umar. “I’m looking forward to coming in and helping the team any way that I can. I cannot wait to meet my new teammates, coaching staff, and of course the amazing STLFC fans!”
The Ghanaian teenager used to be born within the northern regional capital, Tamale before shifting to America 10-years in the past.
He attended Villanova University the place he gave the impression in 74 games and scored 5 goals and tallied 12 assists right through his collegiate occupation.
Umar then performed for Ocean City Nor’easters in 2016 within the USL PDL and West Chester United of the NPSL in 2017 the place he made 5 appearances for each and every membership, respectively.
He would signal for Richmond Kickers halfway throughout the 2017 USL season and has made 36 appearances since that point, including making 21 begins and scoring one goal right through the 2018 USL season.