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Norm Odinga

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Norm Odinga
Personal information
Full name Norman Hendrik Odinga
Date of birth (1963-02-11) February 11, 1963 (age 58)
Place of birth Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Position(s) Midfielder
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1985 Alberta
1988 Alberta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983 Edmonton Eagles ? (2)
1985–1990 Edmonton Brick Men 71 (22)
1991–1993 Vancouver 86ers 34 (6)
National team
1983–1987 Canada U23 7 (2)
1989 Canada Futsal 3 (0)
1989 Canada B 4 (0)
1989–1993 Canada 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Norman Hendrik Odinga (born February 11, 1963) is a Canadian retired international soccer player.

Club career

Odinga was named MVP of the University of Alberta[1] and played for the Edmonton Eagles,[2] Edmonton Brick Men and Vancouver 86ers.[3][4]

International career

Odinga made his debut for Canada in an April 1989 friendly match against Denmark and earned a total of 8 caps, scoring 1 goal. He also played in a non official match against Mexico in March 1991.

He has represented Canada at the inaugural 1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship.[5]

His final international game was a July 1993 World Cup qualification match against Australia.

International goals

Scores and results list Canada's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 April 2, 1992 Royal Athletic Park, Victoria, Canada  China PR 5–2 Friendly match

Coaching career

He currently is head coach of an U14 girls team in Alberta.[6]


  1. ^ Golden Bears Soccer History
  2. ^ Odinga, Norman [@Impact2002Girls] (May 6, 2020). "Edmonton Eagles" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ "Norm Odinga". NASL Jerseys. Retrieved April 18, 2020.
  4. ^ "American Professional Soccer League 1993 Season". A League Archive. Retrieved April 18, 2020.
  5. ^ Record at FIFA Tournaments - FIFA
  6. ^ U14 GIRLS IMPACT PROGRAM OUTDOOR 2008 - St Albert Soccer
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