Brian Idowu

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Brian Idowu
Personal information
Full name Brian Oladapo Idowu
Date of birth (1992-05-18) May 18, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth St. Petersburg, Russia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
FC Amkar Perm
Number 16
Youth career
1999– FC Smena St. Petersburg
–2010 FC Zenit St. Petersburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– FC Amkar Perm 2 (0)
2013–2014 FC Dynamo Saint Petersburg (loan) 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 July 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Brian Oladapo Idowu (Russian: Брайан Оладапо Идову; born May 18, 1992 in St. Petersburg) is a Russian professional football player of Nigerian origin. Currently, he plays for FC Amkar Perm.


He made his Russian Premier League debut for FC Amkar Perm on 6 May 2012 in a game against FC Terek Grozny.[1]
After loan spell with Dynamo St.Petersburg, Idowu signed new 3-year deal with Amkar.[2]


His father is Nigerian and his mother is half-Russian, half-Nigerian. He was born and raised in St. Petersburg, except for a period when he was aged 3 to 6 when he lived in Owerri, Nigeria.[3]

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