Eric Odhiambo


Player Profile

Place of Birth: Oxford, England

Nationality: England

Position: Forward

Height: 5' 9"

Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Jan 2014 Jul 2014 Sligo Rovers
Sep 2013 Jan 2014 Hereford United
Jul 2011 May 2013 Denizlispor
Jan 2009 May 2011 Inverness Caledonian Thistle
Aug 2006 Jan 2009 Leicester City


Start DateEnd DateTeam

Eric is an English born, Kenyan international striker who began his career at Leicester City and he made his debut for the Foxes against Aston Villa in a League Cup tie on 26 October 2006. He made 5 appearances in his three years at the club as well as having loan spells at Southend United, Dundee United and Brentford but his contract was terminated by mutual consent in January 2009

On 30 January 2009 Eric signed for Scottish side Inverness Caledonian Thistle and he scored ten times in over 60 league appearances in a two and a half year stint in the Highlands. Eric left Inverness in the summer of 2011 and his next move took him to Turkey where he signed for Denizlispor in July 2011. He scored twice in 32 league appearances for the Turkish side before a contract dispute saw him return to England in 2013. He signed for Hereford FC that September but left Edgar Street in January 2014.

Eric signed for Ian Baraclough at Sligo Rovers in January 2014. He started off brilliantly, scoring a hat-trick in his first game for the club. He left Sligo in July 2014, finishing up with five goals in eighteen appearances.


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