Ekigho Ehiosun

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Ekigho Ehiosun
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-06-25) 25 June 1990 (age 24)[1]
Place of birth Warri, Nigeria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Samsunspor
(on loan from Gençlerbirliği)
Number 10
Youth career
2005-2008 Delta United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Warri Wolves F.C. 40 (17)
2011–2012 Samsunspor 31 (9)
2012– Gençlerbirliği 12 (0)
2013– Samsunspor (loan) 13 (2)
National team
2011– Nigeria 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 January 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 June 2011

Ekigho Ehiosun (born 25 June 1990, Warri) is a Nigerian football forward who currently plays for Samsunspor on loan from Gençlerbirliği S.K. in the Süper Lig.

Club career[edit]

Ehiosun moved from Delta United to fellow Delta State team Warri Wolves in 2008. He scored ten goals in 2009-10 to lead the club.[2] One-third of the way through the 2010-11 season Ehiosun was the leading scorer with 7 league goals, including a hat-trick against Sharks F.C.

Samsunspor[edit]

He was moved to Turkish club Samsunspor in 2011 summer transfer season. He is an extremely determined football player and wants to be like his father Didier Ehiosun.

Gençlerbirliği[edit]

On August 3, 2012 Turkish club Gençlerbirliği have signed Ekigho on a 3-year deal.

International career[edit]

After training with the Nigeria National B team, he was called in as an emergency replacement for Victor Anichebe in the Eagles friendly against Sierra Leone. Ehiosun scored seven minutes after coming on as a sub, becoming the 58th player in Nigeria history to score in his debut.[3]

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