Youssouf Hersi, Western Sydney Wanderers FC


Youssouf joins the Wanderers after an extensive career spent overseas. The Dutchman has spent 10 years as a professional with the majority of his career spent in his homeland, the Netherlands with a year spent in Greece and one in Cyprus. The 30-year-old will bring speed and skill to the squad and will run all day in the midfield.

Date Of Birth: 20 Aug 1982
Nation: Netherlands
Birthplace: Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Height: 180cm / Weight: 74kg
Squad Number: 17
Position: Right Winger
Secondary Positions: Attacking Midfield
Joined Wanderers: 12 Sep 2012
Previous Club: De Graafschap
Wanderers Debut: 6th October 2012 vs Central Coast Mariners

Senior career:

  • 2000-2001 Ajax (Netherlands)
  • 2001-2002 NAC Breda (Netherlands)
  • 2002–2004 NEC Nijmegen (Netherlands)
  • 2004 Heerenveen (Netherlands)
  • 2005-2007 Vitesse Arnhem (Netherlands)
  • 2007-2009 FC Twente (Netherlands)
  • 2009-2010 AEK Athens (Greece)
  • 2010-2011 De Graafschap (Netherlands)
  • 2012 Alki Larnaca (Cyprus)

Representative honours: Netherlands Under-21