Erick Ouma Marcelo Bio, Age, Career, Club, Girlfriend, Salary and Net Worth

Erick Ouma Otieno well known as Marcelo is a talented Kenyan footballer who plays for a Swedish club, AIK, and the Kenya National football team. The Kenyan-born player can be described as a versatile player who can be deployed in all left positions. However,  his team mainly uses him as a left-back.

His professional journey began at K’Ogalo and he has managed to hit the record of the few Kenyan footballer who are living their football dream of playing beyond the Kenyan border. Being born and raised in a humble background and beating all odds to become one of the greatest footballers, we focus on the successful journey of Erick Ouma Otieno Marcelo.

Erick Ouma Marcelo Age and Place of Birth

Ouma was born on 27th September 1996, he was born and raised in Nairobi City.

Educational Background

The left-back footballer attended Kakamega High School but his higher education level is still unclear.

Erick Ouma Marcelo Career

Erick Ouma Bio

Marcelo’s journey began at Kakamega High School, one of the schools that has a remarkable reputation when it comes to producing qualityfootball player. His tantalizing talent earned him a scholarship at the school and a bigger audience.

After finishing high school, he was lucky to land a deal with one of the biggest football clubs in the country, Gor Mahia. Marcelo joined the club in 2016, signing a six-month contract with the club, he then renewed his contract until the end of the year.

In January 2017, Marcelo landed his first deal to play outside Kenya, earning a position at Kolkhetia Poto, a Georgia-based club. However, things didn’t pan out as he had expected as he experienced different challenges including a language barrier and lifestyle.

Five months into his contract, he encountered a hamstring injury, which eliminated him from playing numerous matches. Despite the injury, he had to come back to the field without full recovery since the club was fighting against relegation.

2017 turned out to be his worst career year as he encountered another injury that made him feel like quitting the game. In 2018, he left the club to join an Albanian club, KS Kastrioti.

His stint at KS Kastrioti wasn’t that long as he moved to Sweden to join Club Vasalund, making 22 appearances and scoring two goals before leaving the club after two successful seasons.

In 2020, he moved to his current team, AIK where he has been shaping his game day in and day out. Even though his dream is to one day play for one of the biggest teams in Europe, Marcelo was excited to play for the AIK.

According to, signing a deal with AIK was one of his greatest moments and it serves as a motivation to work hard and earn a position in Europe-based clubs.

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