Curtis Osano

Photo © Don Blandford

Born in Nakuru, Nakuru County, Kenya, Osano moved to England aged nine, when his father joined the British army. However, Curtis didn’t start playing football until the age of 13, as a student at Oak Farm School in Farnborough.

Around this time he also became involved in athletics, representing Surrey in the English Schools Championships, winning silver in the triple jump.

He eventually rose through the ranks at Reading as a defender under the guidance of future Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers and was involved with the English youth set-up, though failed to make a league appearance for “The Royals”.

However, he did make two appearances in the FA Cup against West Bromwich Albion and Birmingham City.

Curtis’ previous Clubs also include Rushden & Diamonds, Luton Town, AFC Wimbledon, I-League side Bengaluru.

He returned to England and signed for Farnborough in July 2016.

Date of Birth: 8 March 1987 (29)