Jamal Gay
Jamal Gay (blue jersey) in RoPS - Asteras Tripolis match on 17th of July 2014
Personal information
Full name Jamal Bevon Gay
Date of birth (1989-02-09) 9 February 1989 (age 32)
Place of birth La Horquetta, Arima, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Striker/ midfielder
Club information
Current team
San Juan Jabloteh
Number 7
Youth career
2003 Joe Public
2004–2007 El Dorado SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Joe Public 5 (1)
2009–2010 Rot-Weiß Oberhausen 2 (0)
2011– Caledonia AIA 35 (20)
2014–RoPS (loan) 30 (2)
2015– - San Juan Jabloteh 27 (16)
National team
2007–2009 Trinidad & Tobago U-20 11 (5)
2008– Trinidad & Tobago 22 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 January 2013

Jamal Bevon Gay (born 9 February 1989 in Arima) is a football player from Trinidad and Tobago who is currently on loan with Finnish Premier Division side Rovaniemen Palloseura. He previously played with Rot-Weiß Oberhausen in the 2. Bundesliga. Jamal has 7 goals from 21 appearances for national senior team of Trinidad & Tobago. Jamal was a member of Trinidad & Tobago under 23 Olympic team that almost qualified for London games 2012. He was top scorer with 6 goals in 11 matches. Played also at under 20 world cup Egypt 2009[citation needed].

Early life

Gay was born and raised in the South Arima neighborhood of La Horquetta

Career

He began his career 2003 with Joe Public and moved after one year to El Dorado Secondary Comprehensive[1] but returned in 2008 to Joe Public.[2] On 29 January 2009, he moved to Rot-Weiß Oberhausen and signed a contract until 30 June 2011,[3] after being successfully on trial at Oberhausen since 13 January 2009. He played his first game for Rot-Weiß Oberhausen on 8 February 2009 against FC Ingolstadt 04 in the 2. Bundesliga.[citation needed] On 31 January 2010, he was released from contract by Rot-Weiß Oberhausen.[4][5] Gay joined Caledonia AIA in July 2011.[6]

International career

Gay was called up on 18 February 2008 for the game against El Salvador, he played his first game here on 19 March 2008 against El Salvador,[7] formerly presented the Under-20 team.[8] His first goal was on 11 May 2008 against Barbados.[9] He represented his country at 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt.[10] Gay scored his second international goal in his fifth cap as Trinidad and Tobago put three past St Lucia. He scored four goals in one game vs Anguilla in the Caribbean cup.

International goals

Scores and results list Trinidad and Tobago's goal tally first.[11]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 May 2008 Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya, Trinidad and Tobago  Barbados 1–0 3–0 Friendly
2. 21 September 2010 Antigua Recreation Ground, St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda  Saint Lucia 2–0 3–0 Friendly
3. 10 October 2012 Warner Park Sporting Complex, Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis  French Guiana 2–1 4–1 2012 Caribbean Cup qualification
4. 14 October 2012 Warner Park Sporting Complex, Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis  Anguilla 1–0 10–0 2012 Caribbean Cup qualification
5. 3–0
6. 4–0
7. 6–0

References

  1. ^ "'El Do' shocks San Juan; Champs booted out". socawarriors.net. 13 November 2007. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Jamal Gay on trial with German team Rot-Weiss Oberhausen". socawarriors.net. 14 January 2009. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  3. ^ "Nationalspieler Gay stürmt für RWO" (in German). focus.de. 29 January 2009. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  4. ^ "Vertrag mit Jamal aufgelöst" (in German). Rot-Weiß Oberhausen. 26 January 2010. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Perfekt: Gay kommt bis 2011" (in German). kicker.de. 29 January 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Jamal Gay set to join Caledonia". guardian.co.tt. 11 July 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  7. ^ Interview with 18-year-old striker Jamal Gay. 21 March 2008. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  8. ^ "2011/12 - Pro League - Round 3, Match Day 7 (30/03/2012)". socawarriors.net. 30 March 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  9. ^ "JAMAL DREAMS OF PLAYING ENGLAND". ttffonline.com. 13 March 2008. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  10. ^ "Trinidad und Tobago (TRI)". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 13 October 2009.
  11. ^ "Gay, Jamal". National Football Teams. Retrieved 14 March 2017.