Posted by: westafricanfootball | 31/05/2013

PLAYER PRESENTATIONS – NIGERIA

yahaya adamu flying eagles~4In this post, I have presented seven interesting players from the Nigeria Professional Football League and the Nigeria National League.

Name: ABDULLAHI, IBRAHIM
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: 02.11.1995
Position: Attacking midfielder / Winger
Season Club L Games Goals
Kwara Football Academy(Nigeria)
2012 ABS FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2013 ABS FC(Nigeria) 1

Ibrahim Abdullahi, a 17-year old attacking midfielder, comfortable in various attacking roles, is one of the top talents at ABS FC, a team well-known for promoting youngsters. Since joining ABS FC from the prestigous Kwara Football Academy, Abdullahi has been a first team regular, often making substitute appearances, turning games around with running and dribbling. At the time of writing, Abdullahi has scored two goals during the Nigeria Professional Football League 2013.

Name: ABEGUNRIN, LUKMAN
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Striker / Winger
Season Club L Games Goals
2012-2013 Crown FC(Nigeria) 2

Watch out for Lukman Abegunrin, an exciting youngster at second level side Crown FC. Abegunrin has been described as a skilful player with dribbling skills, pace and creativity. At the time of writing, Abegunrin has scored three goals during the Nigeria National League 2012-2013.

Name: ADAMA, VICTOR
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Goalkeeper
Season Club L Games Goals
2012-2013 Apa United FC(Nigeria) 2
2012-2013 COD United FC(Nigeria) 2

Victor Adama is one of the most interesting goalkeepers in the Nigeria National League. After impressing for modest side Apa United FC, Adama joined the ambitious COD United FC where he is first-choice goalkeeper and a key player. Adama is definitely a player to watch.

Name: ADAMS, LINUS
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: 06.12.1992
Position: Defensive midfielder / Central defender
Season Club L Games Goals
2008-2009 Kaduna United FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2009-2010 Kaduna United FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2010-2011 Kaduna United FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2012 Enyimba FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2013 Enyimba FC(Nigeria) 1    0
2013 Kaduna United FC(Nigeria) 1

 

Linus Adams, a defensive midfielder, centre-back or sweeper, recently decided to leave Enyimba FC for his former club Kaduna United FC. Adams struggled to get playing time for the Aba-based side, despite being a versatile, hard-working player with great heading and tackling ability. Adams is only 20 years old but has a lot of experience and Kaduna United FC is severly strenghtened by his return.

Name: ADAMU, ALI
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: 25.10.1993
Position: Attacking midfielder / Winger / Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
2009-2010 Ranchers Bees FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2010-2011 Kaduna United FC(Nigeria) 1    1
2012 Kaduna United FC(Nigeria) 1    4
2013 Kaduna United FC(Nigeria) 1

The energetic Ali Adamu is one of the most interesting prospects at Kaduna United FC. The petit Adamu is skilful, hard-working and has a lot of pace. At the time of writing, Adamu has scored four goals during the Nigeria Professional Football League 2013.

Name: ADAMU, YAHAYA
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: 17.07.1993
Position: Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
Jobisports Academy(Nigeria)
2012 Rising Stars FC(Nigeria) 1 6
2013 Sunshine Stars FC(Nigeria) 1 0
2013 Kwara United FC(Nigeria) 1

Yahaya Adamu is currently in top form. The 19-year old striker has scored four goals in five matches since joining Kwara United FC during the recent transfer-window. Adamu started the season as a fringe player at Sunshine Stars FC. Last season, Adamu made his debut for the Nigeria U-20 national football team after an impressive season for Rising Stars FC. However, Adamu’s six league goals could not save the club from relegation. The picture is of Adamu and was found on MTN Football.

Name: AGBOGUNLERI, AHMED
Nationality: NIGERIA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Attacking midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
2012 Remo Stars FC(Nigeria) 2 4
2012-2013 Remo Stars FC(Nigeria) 2

Ahmed Agbogunleri is an interesting player at high-flying Remo Stars FC. The playmaker is an set-piece expert known for dangerous free-kicks, corners and penalties, as well as long-range shooting. Agboguleri is also an creative player with the ability to turn a match around with clever passing and smart movement. According to http://www.allnigeriasoccer.com, Agbogunleri was 18 years old in March 2013. At the time of writing, he has scored seven goals during the Nigeria National League 2012-2013.


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