Mohammed Rabiu

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Mohammed Rabiu
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Personal information
Full name Mohammed Rabiu Al-Hassan[1]
Date of birth (1989-12-31) 31 December 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Kuban Krasnodar
Number 17
Youth career
0000–2010 Liberty
2009–2010 Sampdoria (loan)
2010 Udinese (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Gimnàstic (loan) 2 (0)
2008–2009 Xerez (loan) 1 (0)
2010–2011 Evian (loan) 10 (0)
2011–2013 Evian 53 (2)
2013– Kuban Krasnodar 20 (1)
National team
2009 Ghana U20
2011– Ghana 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 October 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2014

Mohammed Rabiu Al-Hassan (Arabic: محمد رابيو الحسن‎; born 31 December 1989), simply known as Mohammed Rabiu (/mˈhæməd/ /ræˈbɪjuː/ moh-HA-MƏD ra-BI-EW), is a Ghanaian professional footballer, who currently plays for Russian Premier League club FC Kuban Krasnodar,[2] and the Ghanaian national team.

Club career[edit]

Rabiu signed by Gimnàstic on 31 January 2008 from Liberty, at age 18, the minimum age for international transfer.[3] He played his first game on 18 May 2008 against Sevilla Atlético, but left after 6 months and moved to Xerez CD.[4] There, he played his first game on 11 November 2008 against CD Tenerife. On 7 August 2009. U.C. Sampdoria signed the Ghanaian midfielder on loan from Liberty Professionals FC, the powerful half-back will be part of Sampdoria's youth team.[5] After a season, he joined Serie A outfit Udinese Calcio, as the club borrowed the registration quota from Sampdoria.

On 4 August 2010, he trained at Évian Thonon Gaillard for a possible loan,[6] which was confirmed on late August.[7] He made his debut at 17th October 2010, playing 10 games throughout the season[8] On 28 June 2011, Évian achieved promotion to Ligue 1 in the 2010–11 season, and completed a five-year permanent deal for Rabiu, for a €1M fee.[9]

On 22 August 2013, Rabiu signed a three year deal with Kuban Krasnodar, for a reported €2.6M fee.[10][11]

International career[edit]

Rabiu represented the Black Satellites on international level,[12] he played with the team in the qualifications for the 2009 African Youth Championship in Rwanda.[13] In 2008, he was called up to the Black Stars squad for the 2008 African Cup of Nations in Ghana.[14]

International appearances[edit]

Titles and honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Évian

International[edit]

Ghana U-20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 11 June 2014. p. 17. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "TRANSFERT DE MOHAMMED RABIU" (in French). Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C. 20 August 2013. 
  3. ^ LFP Transfer List (web archive)
  4. ^ "Comunicado oficial" (in Spanish). xerezcd.com. 28 August 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2009. 
  5. ^ Sampdoria Snap Up Ghanaian Starlet Mohammed Rabiu On Loan – Report
  6. ^ "Mohammed Rabiu à l’essai". Évian Thonon Gaillard FC (in French). 4 August 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 
  7. ^ "ITALY/ OFFICIAL, Udinese loan Rabiu". transfermarketweb.com. 21 August 2010. 
  8. ^ "Rabiu Mohammed debuts for Evian TG". ghanasoccernet.com. 17 October 2010. 
  9. ^ "Rabiu Mohammed seals permanent Evian deal". MTN Football. 28 June 2011. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "Russian club Kuban Krasnodar unveil Mohammed Rabiu". modernghana.com. 22 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "Ghanaian Mohammed Rabiu to join Russian side Krasnodar". bbc.com. 20 August 2013. 
  12. ^ Rabiu in Black Satellites squad
  13. ^ Ghana – African Youth Championship squads
  14. ^ Ghana – The Black Stars
  15. ^ "Rabiu, Mohammed". National Football Teams. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 

External links[edit]

Soccerway profile