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
Gabala
(on loan from Gençlerbirliği)
Number 90
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)
2013–2014 Samsunspor (loan) 29 (9)
2014– Gabala (loan) 26 (4)
National team
2011– Nigeria 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 May 2015.

† 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 Gabala on loan from Gençlerbirliği S.K. in the Azerbaijan Premier League.

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]

In July 2011, Ehiosun, moved to Turkish club Samsunspor on a one-year contract, with the option of two more.[3]

Gençlerbirliği[edit]

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

Gabala[edit]

In July 2014, Ehiosun moved to Gabala of the Azerbaijan Premier League on a season-long loan deal.[4]

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.[5]

Career Statistics[edit]

As of match played 2 May 2015[6]
Club statistics
Season Club League League Cup Europe Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
2011–12 Samsunspor Süper Lig 31 9 1 0 32 9
2012–13 Gençlerbirliği 12 0 1 0 13 0
2013–14 Samsunspor (loan) TFF First League 29 9 0 0 29 9
2014–15 Gabala Azerbaijan Premier League 26 4 3 0 0 0 27 4
Total Turkey 72 18 2 0 74 18
Azerbaijan 26 4 3 0 0 0 29 4
Career total 98 22 5 0 103 22

International[edit]

Nigeria
Year Apps Goals
2011 5 0
2012 1 0
Total 6 1

Statistics accurate as of match played 23 May 2012[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tff.org/Default.aspx?pageId=30&kisiId=1432088
  2. ^ Ehiosun dreams Euro move
  3. ^ "Ekigho Ehiosun joins Turkish club". http://africansoccer.weebly.com. http://africansoccer.weebly.com/news/ekigho-ehiosun-joins-turkish-club. 15 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ekigho Ehiosun Joins Gabala On A Season - Long Loan". http://www.allnigeriasoccer.com. allnigeriasoccer. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Ehiosun is 58th scoring debutant
  6. ^ "E. Ehiosun". http://uk.soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ekigho Ehiosun". National Football Teams. Retrieved 28 February 2015.