Brian Umony

Brian Umony
26
Forward
  • Not With Team
  • 5' 8"
  • 155 lbs.
  • 12-12-1988
  • Kampala, Uganda

2011: Scored a goal in a 5-1 MLS Reserve League win over Chivas USA on Sept. 27. Played 90 minutes and scored the game-tying goal in stoppage time of a 3-2 Reserve League win over Vancouver on Aug. 21. Played 30 minutes as a substitute Aug. 17 at SKC. Made his first MLS appearance in over four months when he entered the 3-0 win over LA on Aug. 3 in the 88th minute. Recorded a goal and an assist in leading the Timbers Reserves to a 2-0 win at Earthquakes Reserves, Aug. 7. Scored his first goal for the Timbers in a 2-0 exhibition win over Argentina's Independiente July 26, head- ing in a free kick from Mike Chabala 15 yards from goal. Played the final 29 minutes in an exhibition against the English Premier League's West Bromwich Albion July 20. Collected two assists in a Reserve League match June 5 at Chivas USA. Returned to the pitch for the first time since April 11 in an exhibition vs. AFC Ajax May 25; played 45 minutes as a sub. Played 90 minutes in the Timbers Reserves' 2-0 loss to Seattle May 30. Made his MLS debut on March 26 at Toronto as a 73rd-minute substitute. Also played 45 minutes April 2 at New England and was issued a yellow card.

Umony, 22, joins the Timbers after playing parts of the last two seasons in South Africa. He was awarded Uganda’s 2007-08 FUFA Footballer of the Year award, scoring 15 goals in a standout season with Kampala City Council FC that season. Umony has also been a notable scorer for the Uganda National Team, amassing eight goals in 11 international appearances.

As part of the loan agreement, the Timbers will have the option of purchasing the rights to Umony upon the conclusion of the loan term. He was in camp with the Timbers throughout preseason and scored a goal in the club’s preseason draw with the LA Galaxy.

Born in Kampala, Uganda, Umony burst on to the international scene for Uganda, making his national team debut during the 2008 Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) Cup. He scored five goals in the tournament, including the game-winning goal in the final, to lead Uganda to the tournament championship and capture the golden boot award. Umony recently represented his country in a 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Sept. 4, 2010, against Angola.

CAREER: Umony’s started his club career with Ugandan lower-division sides Nakawa United and Naguru Avis before playing two seasons with top-flight club Kampala City Council FC (KCC) from 2007-09. He led KCC to the 2007-08 Uganda Super League title, scoring 15 goals, which shared the league’s lead in goals scored. For his efforts that season, he was honored with the county’s top honor in the FUFA Footballer of the Year award. Umony tallied 19 goals the following season, including four goals in the 2009 Confederation of African Football Champions League, and guided KCC in a return trip to the league final.

Umony was signed by South African Premier League club SuperSport United in 2009. He scored twice in 12 appearances with the club, aiding in its run to the 2009-10 league championship. Umony began the 2010-11 season with University of Pretoria FC of the National First Division (second division) before being loaned to the Timbers.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2011 Portland Timbers 6 0 0 131 1 5 2 3 4 1 0
Career Totals 6 0 0 131 1 5 2 3 4 1 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 6 0 0 131 1 5 2 3 4 1 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/22/2011 POR @ RSL T 1-1 Subbed On 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2011 POR @ DC T 1-1 Subbed On 27 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
10/14/2011 HOU @ POR L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2011 POR @ VAN W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 POR @ NY L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2011 SJ @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/16/2011 NE @ POR W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2011 CHV @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 VAN @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2011 POR @ KC L 1-3 Subbed On 30 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
8/14/2011 POR @ HOU L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 POR @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2011 LA @ POR W 0-3 Subbed On 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2011 TOR @ POR T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 POR @ CLB L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 POR @ CHI W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/10/2011 SEA @ POR L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 KC @ POR L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 POR @ DAL L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/19/2011 NY @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2011 COL @ POR L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 POR @ CHV L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/29/2011 DC @ POR L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2011 CLB @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 POR @ SEA T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/6/2011 PHI @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 RSL @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 POR @ LA L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2011 DAL @ POR W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2011 CHI @ POR W 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/2/2011 POR @ NE T 1-1 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0
3/26/2011 POR @ TOR L 0-2 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 POR @ COL L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves