Michael Odibe

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Michael Odibe
Personal information
Full name Michael Chukwuwike Odibe
Date of birth (1988-07-23) July 23, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Atyrau
Number 20
Youth career
2005-2006 First Bank F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 First Bank F.C. 24 (1)
2008–2010 R. Union Saint-Gilloise 11 (0)
2009–2010 Siena (loan) 4 (0)
2010–2011 Siena 5 (0)
2011 Südtirol (loan) 11 (1)
2011–2013 Arsenal Kyiv 26 (4)
2012 Dnipro (loan) 9 (1)
2014– Atyrau 22 (1)
National team
2011– Nigeria 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 September 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 February 2011

Michael Chukwuwike Odibe (born July 23, 1988 in Lagos) is a Nigerian footballer, who currently plays for Atyrau in the Kazakhstan Premier League.

Career[edit]

On 1 February 2010, AC Siena signed the defender on loan from the Belgian club Saint-Gilles.[1] On 31 January 2011 left AC Siena and joined on loan for six months to FC Südtirol.[2]

On 31 August 2011, Odibe joined the Ukrainian Premier League outfit Arsenal Kyiv on a season-long loan deal.[3]

In January 2014, Odibe joined FC Atyrau in the Kazakhstan Premier League following the cancellation of his Arsenal Kyiv contract when they dissolved.[4]

International career[edit]

Odibe was called for the Super Eagles for the friendly game against Sierra Leone national football team in his hometown Lagos on 9 February 2011.[5]

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