Imoh Ezekiel

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Imoh Ezekiel
Personal information
Full name Imoh Ezekiel
Date of birth (1993-10-24) 24 October 1993 (age 20)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Al-Arabi
Number 39
Youth career
36 Lions
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 36 Lions 0 (0)
2012–2014 Standard Liège 79 (29)
2014– Al-Arabi 4 (4)
National team
2014– Nigeria 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 September 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Imoh Ezekiel (born 24 October 1993) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a striker for the Qatari Stars League club Al-Arabi.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

He joined Standard Liège in January 2013, making his debut on 19 February 2012, coming on as an 85th minute substitute in the 4-2 loss to Zulte Waregem.[1] On 2 July 2013, Ezekiel was awarded with an improved contract which will keep him at the club until 2017.[2] On 31 July 2014 Ezekiel was transferred to Qatar Stars League club Al-Arabi for around 8 million euros.[3]

International career[edit]

He received his first call-up to the Nigeria national team in February 2014.[4] Ezekiel earned his first senior cap on 6 March, in the 0–0 draw with Mexico in a friendly match after coming on as a second half substitute for Victor Moses.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 19 September 2014[6]
Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Standard Liège 2011–12 Belgian Pro League 7 1 0 0 0 0 7 1
2012–13 33 16 1 0 0 0 34 16
2013–14 39 12 2 1 7 2 48 15
Al-Arabi 2014–15 Qatar Stars League 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4
Career total 83 33 3 1 7 2 93 36

References[edit]

  1. ^ ZULTE-WAREGEM VS. STANDARD LIÈGE 4 - 2
  2. ^ Imoh Ezekiel pens new Standard Liege deal
  3. ^ Okeleji, Oluwashina (31 July 2014). "Nigeria striker Imoh Ezekiel joins Qatari side Al-Arabi SC". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Oluwashina Okeleji (10 February 2014). "Uncapped trio called up by Nigeria". BBC Sport. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Mexico vs. Nigeria 0:0". flashscore.com. Retrieved 2014-03-13. 
  6. ^ Soccerway profile

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