Posted by: westafricanfootball | 29/03/2012

FIVE PLAYERS TO WATCH – NIGERIA PREMIER LEAGUE 2012

In this post, I will make a short statistical presentation of five players from the Nigeria Premier League 2012. I believe all players could be heading for good careers in football.

Name:

ALI, RABIU

 

DOB:

Unknown

Position:

Attacking midfielder

Season

Club

L

Games

Goals

2008-2009

Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria)

1

6

2009-2010

Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria)

1

1

2010-2011

Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria)

1

5

2012

Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria)

1

Years

Squad

2010-2011

Nigeria B national football team

Brilliant playmaker Rabiu Ali has already scored six league goals during the Nigeria Premier League 2012. Ali is an expert at set-pieces and could very well reach double figures this season. The picture of Ali is taken from MTN Football.

Name:

ENIZE, EMMANUEL

 

DOB:

Unknown

Position:

Striker / Winger

Season

Club

L

Games

Goals

2007-2008

Ocean Boys FC(Nigeria)

1

1

2008-2009

Ocean Boys FC(Nigeria)

1

4-5

2009-2010

Ocean Boys FC(Nigeria)

1

2-3

2010-2011

Ocean Boys FC(Nigeria)

1

4

2012

Ocean Boys FC(Nigeria)

1

Emmanuel Enize is the captain of Ocean Boys FC. The lively striker looks set for his best season ever in terms of goals. At the time of writing, Enize has scored four times during the Nigeria Premier League 2012.

Name:

MOHAMMED, BALA

 

DOB:

16.01.1989

Position:

Defensive midfielder / Defender

Season

Club

L

Games

Goals

2007-2008

Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria)

1

2

2008-2009

Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria)

1

3

2009-2010

Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria)

1

0

2010-2011

Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria)

1

0

2012

Jigawa Golden Stars FC(Nigeria)

1

Years

Squad

2008

Nigeria U-20 national football team

Bala Mohammed has been a revelation at Jigawa Golden Stars FC, scoring six goals so far during the Nigeria Premier League 2012. Mohammed is a hard worker who used to captain Kano Pillars FC before be fell out of favour because of injuries.

Name:

OGHOGHO, ODUOKPE

 

DOB:

Unknown

Position:

Striker / Winger

Season

Club

L

Games

Goals

2008-2009

Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria)

1

0

2009-2010

Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria)

1

0

2010-2011

Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria)

1

4

2012

Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria)

1

0

2012

Rangers International FC(Nigeria)

1

Oduokpe Oghogho, sometimes referred to as “Raul”, is an energetic and talented striker who signed for Rangers International FC in February 2012. Oghogho has already scored his first goal for his new club.

Name:

OSSAI, UCHE

 

DOB:

Unknown

Position:

Defensive midfielder / Defender

Season

Club

L

Games

Goals

2007-2008

Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria)

2

2008-2009

Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria)

1

0

2009-2010

Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria)

1

0

2010-2011

Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria)

1

0

2012

Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria)

1

Years

Squad

2011-2012

Nigeria national football team

Uche Ossai is a tough midfielder with a bright future in football. Ossai has scored his two first league goals during the Nigeria Premier League 2012.


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