Godwin Abadaki

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Godwin Abadaki
Personal information
Full name Godwin Olorunfemi Ebenmosi Abadaki[1]
Date of birth (1993-10-12) 12 October 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Kwara, Nigeria[2]
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Northwich Victoria
Youth career
Rochdale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Rochdale 3 (0)
2012 Hyde (loan) 10 (2)
2012 Huddersfield Town (loan) 0 (0)
2013 Southport (loan)
2014 Stalybridge Celtic (loan) 2 (0)
2014 Workington (loan)
2014- Northwich Victoria 9 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:06, 24 September 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Godwin Olorunfemi Ebenmosi Abadaki (born 12 October 1993) is a footballer who plays for Northwich Victoria as a forward. He played in the Football League for Rochdale and was also loaned to Hyde during the 2011–12 season as they were crowned Conference North Champions.

Career[edit]

Rochdale[edit]

Abadaki came through Rochdale's youth system. He made his Football League debut against Tranmere Rovers on 17 January 2012 as a late substitute.[3] He also came on as a substitute in Rochdale's following game against Wycombe.

loans[edit]

He signed for Football League Championship side Huddersfield Town on 19 September 2012 on a youth loan until January 2013. As part of the deal Abadaki worked with Senior Professional Development Coach Steve Eyre and the Under-21 Development Squad during in his stay at the Club, with the option of a permanent deal at the conclusion of the youth loan.[4]

Abadaki joined Hyde United on a month's loan with fellow Rochdale striker Reece Gray in February 2012.[5] His loan was extended and at the end of his time with the club he had scored two goals in ten league appearances.

Further loan periods followed with Southport in 2013, and Stalybridge Celtic in early 2014. On 24 March 2014, Abadaki joined Workington on loan.

Northwich Victoria[edit]

In summer of 2014 he joined Northwich Victoria. He made his competitive debut for the club in a draw against Kendal Town on 16 August.[6] His first competitive goal for the club came on 25 August, as they beat Warrington Town 2-0.[7] He then hit his first hat-tick for the club as they beat AFC Emley 4-0 in an FA Cup preliminary round match.[8] He continued his goal-scoring record as he then scored twice for the club on 9th September as they beat Burscough 5-0.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 69. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 522. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ "Tranmere 0 - 0 Rochdale". BBC Sport. 17 January 2012. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.htafc.com/news/article/first-team-news-godwin-abadaki-377185.aspx
  5. ^ "Reece Gray and Godwin Abadaki join Hyde on loan". Hyde FC. 24 February 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Northwich Victoria 0-0 Kendal Town". Northwich Victoria FC. 16 August 2014. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "Northwich Victoria 2-0 Warrington Town". Northwich Victoria FC. 16 August 2014. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "Northwich Victoria 4-0 AFC Emley". Northwich Victoria FC. 30 August 2014. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 
  9. ^ "Northwich Victoria 5-0 Burscough". Northwich Victoria FC. 9 September 2014. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 

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