Chukwuma Akabueze

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Bentley
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Personal information
Full name Chukwuma Akabueze
Date of birth (1989-05-06) 6 May 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Ilorin, Nigeria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Winger / Forward
Club information
Current team
Odd
Number 26
Youth career
0000–2004 Kwara United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Kwara United 18 (9)
2007–2011 Odd 95 (26)
2011–2012 SK Brann 53 (10)
2013 Wuhan Zall 27 (3)
2014– Odd 29 (4)
National team
2007 Nigeria 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 November 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Chukwuma Akabueze (born 6 May 1989 in Ilorin), nicknamed "Bentley", is a Nigerian professional footballer who currently plays for Odds BK in the Norwegian Premier League.

Club career[edit]

The former striker of Kwara United before he was taken to Odd Grenland in July 2007. He has a very good left foot which he utilised in scoring a stunner against Zambia in the second round stage of the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup. His skill is another asset to him evident by the goal he scored in the 1-1 draw with Rosenborg BK on 2 August 2009. On 24 February 2011 he signed for SK Brann.

On 19 February 2013, Bentley transferred to Chinese Super League club Wuhan Zall.[1]

International career[edit]

He was a member of the Nigerian team that took part in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada in which they were eliminated in the quarter-final by Chile.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 23 November 2014
Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2007 Odd Tippeligaen 9 2 1 0 10 2
2008 Adeccoligaen 28 10 3 2 31 12
2009 Tippeligaen 29 6 6 2 35 8
2010 29 9 5 1 34 10
2011 Brann 25 1 5 2 30 3
2012 28 9 5 1 33 10
2013 Wuhan Zall Chinese Super League 27 3 1 0 28 3
2014 Odd Tippeligaen 29 4 7 2 36 6
Career Total 204 44 33 10 237 54

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