Kpah Sherman

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Kpah Sherman
Personal information
Full nameKpah Sean Sherman
Date of birth (1992-02-03) 3 February 1992 (age 29)
Place of birth Monrovia, Liberia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Kedah Darul Aman
Number 9
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
–2009 Aries FC 30 (20)
2010 Mighty Barrolle 14 (8)
2010–2011 Barrack Young Controllers 12 (5)
2011 Harnosands FF 10 (4)
2011–2012 Duzkaya S.K. 13 (8)
2012–2013 Cetinkaya TSK 23 (14)
2013–2014 → Lefke Türk S.K. (loan) 24 (16)
2014–2015 Young Africans S.C. [1] 16 (6)
2015–2017 Mpumalanga Black Aces 5 (0)
2016Santos (loan) 8 (1)
2017 Cetinkaya TSK 7 (0)
2017–2018 MISC-MIFA 29 (21)
2019 PKNS 19 (14)
2020– Kedah Darul Aman 23 (15)
National team
2014– Liberia 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 3:01 10 May 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:28, 11 October 2019 (UTC)

Kpah Sherman (born 3 February 1992) is a Liberian professional footballer who currently plays for Kedah Darul Aman in the Malaysia Super League as a forward.

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Career

Sherman's soccer career began with his local team Aries FC in Liberia before moving to Barrolle FC. After an impressive display at Barrolle he was signed by Liberian club Barrack Young Controllers FC. Sherman spent a season with them and later moved to Sweden to join Harnosand FC. Cyprus League side Cetinkaya TSK then signed him for the 2012–13 season. After a good season, he joined Lefke Türk S.K. and later moved to Young Africans S.C. in the Tanzania League. He became one of the club's top forwards.

After winning the 2014–15 Tanzanian Premier League, Mpumalanga Black Aces F.C. signed him to a three-year contract, and he made his debut in a match against Orlando Pirates on 8 September 2015. [2] [3] [4]

Northern Cyprus

Sherman Moved to Cetinkaya TSK in 2012. [5] He was said to have been in phenomenal form in the KTFF Süper Lig, scoring 8 goals with Cetinkaya TSK by February 2013 and was among top scorers. [6] Instrumental to Cetinkaya TSK's 2012–13 title, he won the 2014–15 Tanzanian Premier League after transferring to Young Africans S.C., making him the first Liberian to win league titles in two different countries. [7]

South Africa

Sherman transferred to Mpumalanga Black Aces F.C. in 2015. [8] [9] When the first half of the 2015-16 National First Division was over, Mpumalanga Black Aces F.C. loaned him to Santos Engen in the winter transfer window. [10] Santos Engen chief director Zeca Marques commended the Liberian international as "arguably one of the best players we ever signed." [11]

Malaysia

In 2017, Sherman signed for MISC-MIFA. [12] He scored his first goal for them in a 3–3 draw with UiTM F.C. and scored 6 goals by the end of September, finishing the season with 7 goals and 3 assists in 9 appearances, helping MISC-MIFA avoid relegation and extending his contract for the 2018 season. [13] [14] [15] [16] On 7 December 2018, Sherman signed for Malaysia Super League club PKNS. [17] He helped PKNS FC retain its spot in Malaysian Super League by scoring 14 goals in 19 games. He went on to finish the 2019 season as the Super League Golden Boot winner. [18] On 27 November 2019, Sherman joined Malaysia Super League club Kedah FA. [19]

Career statistics

As of 8 May 2021 [20]

Club

ClubSeasonLeagueCupLeague CupContinentalTotal
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
PKNS 2019 191442612917
Total19144261002917
Kedah 2020 116001120147
2021 129000000129
Total23150011202616
Career total0000000000

International career

Sherman made his international debut in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Lesotho on 30 May 2014.

International goals

Scores and results list Liberia's goal tally first. [21]
No.DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.11 September 2018 SKD Stadium, Monrovia, Liberia Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 1–21–2 Friendly
2.15 October 2019Flag of Chad.svg  Chad 1–01–0 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

Honours

Club

Young Africans S.C.
Çetinkaya TSK

Individual

PKNS FC

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