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Seku Conneh

Seku Conneh
Forward 
#36
HT: 6' 2" WT: 190
Age: 21 (11/10/1995)
Birthplace: Voinjama, Liberia
Hometown: Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

Professional Experience:

2017: 26 GP, 19 GS, 10 G, 2 A in 1,783 min.
Conneh rewrote the Bethlehem Steel FC record books in his second season with the squad, scoring a club-record 10 goals while adding a pair of assists in 2017. Conneh made 26 appearances during the season that included 19 starts for a total of 1,783 minutes. Conneh started 2017 on the right foot, converting a penalty kick in the season opener at Rochester on April 1. In his first start against CIN (4/9), he netted the first two-goal performance in club history. Conneh notched his first assist of the season at HAR (4/15). After a goal at CIN (5/20), Conneh continued to find the back of the net vs. HAR (5/28) and OTT (6/4). Against STL (6/11), Conneh helped the club rally by scoring his seventh goal while adding his second assist on the game-winning goal. After recovering from an injury and a suspension, Conneh caught fire at the end of the season, scoring goals in three straight games, TB (9/27 & 9/30) and at TOR (10/6), to hit the double-digit mark for the first time in Steel FC history.

2016: 18 GP, 8 GS, 2 G, 0 A in 828 min.
Seku Conneh played in 18 games during Steel FC’s inaugural season, making eight starts. Fourth on the team in appearances off the bench, Conneh scored goals against Wilmington Hammerheads FC and Charlotte Independence. He established the team record with his seven shot performance against FC Montreal and attempted 25 shots throughout the year. Conneh joined Bethlehem Steel FC on Jan. 29, 2016 from FC Oss, a club in the second division of Dutch Football, Eerste Divisie.

2015: Played for FC Oss in the second division of Dutch Eerste Divisie scoring two goals in 10 appearances with seven starts.

2014: The forward played for fellow Eerste Divisie club Fortuna Sittard where he tallied nine goals in 45 appearances and 36 starts.

International Experience:

2016: Joined the Liberian National Team for the African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Off the field interests:
Hobbies outside of soccer: Enjoys playing badminton and tennis
Favorite places to travel: Enjoys exploring different African Nations
Profession if not playing soccer: Professional badminton player
Most memorable soccer memory: Watching Chelsea win the Champions League Final in 2012
Favorite soccer player: Didier Drogba
Growing up, I pretended to be: Didier Drogba

 

Unique facts/stories
1) 
Despite his Liberian nationality and birth, Conneh spent the majority of his life in the Netherlands.
2) Utilizes his Dutch drivers license while in the United States.

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