Published On: Thu, Dec 17th, 2015

Tulsa Roughnecks FC sign Pakistan’s Kaleemullah

Tulsa Roughnecks FC sign Pakistan Kaleemullah

Pakistan International midfielder/forward Kaleemullah has signed with the Tulsa Roughnecks FC, the team announced Wednesday. Kaleemullah, who made 25 appearances with the Pakistan National Team, played last season for the Sacramento Republic. The 23-year-old will add another viable attacking option for Tulsa coach David Irving.

Kaleemullah began his career with Khan Research Laboratories FC in the Pakistan Premier League, spending five seasons with the squad. He appeared in 94 matches with Khan, scoring 72 goals and set a PPL record by scoring 31 goals in 2012-13. Khan won four league titles during his five seasons with the club.

In 2014, he joined FC Dordoi in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. He spent one season there, leading the side to the league title while scoring 18 goals and providing 8 assists.

Last year, Kaleemullah joined USL’s Sacramento Republic FC and was believed to be the first Pakistani-born player to play in a professional match in the United States.

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