Posted by: westafricanfootball | 10/04/2013

PLAYER PRESENTATION – NIGERIA

In this post, I have presented five interesting players from the Nigeria Professional Football League 2013.

Yarhere.jpeg

Name: YARHERE, EFE
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: 27.04.1988
Position: Striker / Attacking midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
2007-2008 Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria) 2
2008-2009 Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria) 1    5
2009-2010 Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria) 1    3
2010-2011 Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria) 1    8
2012 Warri Wolves FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2012 Rangers International FC(Nigeria) 1    7
2013 Rangers International FC(Nigeria) 1

* The powerful and hard-working striker Efe Yarhere is a consistent performer in Nigerian football. The picture of Yarhere was found on thenationonlineng.net.

Name: ZANGO, UMAR
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: 10.11.1985
Position: Central defender
Season Club L Games Goals
2004 Lobi Stars FC(Nigeria) 1
2005 Lobi Stars FC(Nigeria) 1
2006 Lobi Stars FC(Nigeria) 1
2007 Nasarawa United FC(Nigeria) 1
2007-2008 Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2008-2009 Unknown
2009-2010 Lobi Stars FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2010-2011 Lobi Stars FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2012 Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2013 Kano Pillars FC(Nigeria) 1

* Umar Zango is a big, strong centre-back known for hard tackles and good heading ability. After impressing for Kano Pillars FC during the Nigeria Premier League 2012, Zango became a fringe player for the Super Eagles, the Nigeria national football team.

Name: ZENKE, THOMAS 178 cm 68 kg
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: 30.01.1993
Position: Attacking midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
Depros FC Lagos(Nigeria)
2012 ABS FC(Nigeria) 1    2
2013 ABS FC(Nigeria) 1

* Thomas Zenke of ABS FC is a promising playmaker, known for creativity. In 2012, Zenke trained with the Nigeria U-20 national football team.

Name: ZIKIYE, JONATHAN
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Left-back
Season Club L Games Goals
2010-2011 Bayelsa United FC(Nigeria) 2
2012 Bayelsa United FC(Nigeria) 2
2013 Nembe City FC(Nigeria) 1

* Promising left-back Jonathan Zikiye is one of several players at Nembe City FC with background from Bayelsa United FC. In 2011, Zikiye was training with the Nigeria U-20 national football team.

Name: ZUZU, BENJAMIN
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Defensive midfielder / Attacking midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
Bayelsa United FC(Nigeria)
2012 Nembe City FC(Nigeria) 2    0
2013 Nembe City FC(Nigeria) 1

* Versatile midfielder Benjamin Zuzu has already caught headlines after some rock-solid performances for the newly promoted club Nembe City FC.


Responses

  1. I really appreciate what you’re doing for exposing our League!!
    But quick question; is Thomas Zenke the brother of Simon Zenke?


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: