Posted by: westafricanfootball | 12/02/2013

PLAYER PRESENTATION – NIGERIA

Olowo

Name: OLOWO, EMMANUEL
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: 14.04.1988
Position: Central defender
Season Club L Games Goals
2007-2008 Heartland FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2008-2009 Heartland FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2009-2010 Heartland FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2010-2011 Heartland FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2012 Heartland FC(Nigeria) 1    0

Lanky centre-back Emmanuel Olowo is a key player in the defence of Heartland FC. The powerful, consistent defender was team captain in several matches during the Nigeria Premier League 2012. The picture, found on MTN Football, is of Olowo.

Name: OMO, JOHNSON
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
2010-2011 Akwa United FC(Nigeria) 2
2012 Akwa United FC(Nigeria) 1    2

Johnson Omo is an interesting striker who could be a player to watch for the up-coming season, especially since he has joined the ambitious Warri Wolves FC.

Name: ONAMADO, GOODLUCK
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Central defender / Right-back
Season Club L Games Goals
2007-2008 Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria) 2
2008-2009 Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2009-2010 Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2010-2011 Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2012 Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria) 1    0

Goodluck Onamado is a versatile and experienced defender, known for hard tackles and a strong physical presence.

Name: ONDUKU, GOMO
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Right-winger / Attacking midfielder / Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
2008-2009 Bayelsa United FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2009-2010 Sharks FC(Nigeria) 1    3
2010-2011 Sharks FC(Nigeria) 1    5
2012 Sharks FC(Nigeria) 1    9

Gomo Onduku is a skilful and pacy winger, arguably one of the most exciting prospects in the Nigerian league. Apparently, Onduku will star for Bayelsa United FC, his former club, during the Nigeria Premier League 2013. However, it is possible that European clubs will lure him away from Nigeria in the current transfer window.

Name: ONGOLO, EDDY
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Attacking midfielder / Winger
Season Club L Games Goals
2010-2011 Ocean Boys FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2012 Ocean Boys FC(Nigeria) 1    1

Enterprising winger Eddy Ongolo was one of few players of Ocean Boys FC who was able to impress during their poor campaign last season. Apparently, Ongolo will feature for Heartland FC during the up-coming season.

Name: ONOJA, PETER
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: 25.12.1991
Position: Attacking midfielder / Defensive midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
2007-2008 Kaduna United FC(Nigeria) 2
2008-2009 Kaduna United FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2009-2010 Enyimba FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2010-2011 Enyimba FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2012 Enyimba FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2012 Kaduna United FC(Nigeria) 1    2

Peter Onoja has been described as a combative and very athletic midfielder, comfortable in various midfield roles. After failing to break through at Enyimba FC, Onoja returned to Kaduna United FC, his former club.

Name: ORIAKU, CYRIL
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Central defender / Right-back
Season Club L Games Goals
Adamawa United FC(Nigeria)
Delta Force FC(Nigeria)
2010-2011 Rangers International FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2012 Rangers International FC(Nigeria) 1    0

Cyril Oriaku, a super-regular centre-back at Rangers International FC, is one of the most underrated defenders in the Nigeria Premier League. The strongman, who has been highly impressive since joining the Enugu based club from amateur football, is a no-nonsense defender who tackles hard and works hard. 

Name: ORKUMA, MOSES
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Defensive midfielder / Attacking midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
BCC Lions FC(Nigeria)
Babanawa FC(Nigeria)
2010-2011 Lobi Stars FC(Nigeria) 1    5
2012 Lobi Stars FC(Nigeria) 1    2

Moses Orkuma, a regular member of the Nigeria U-20 national football team, is a petit midfielder with a tremendous work-rate. Orkuma is a great ball-winner and is known for some defence-splitting passes due to his vision and ball control.


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