Nosa Igiebor

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Nosa Igiebor
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Personal information
Full name Emmanuel Nosakhare Igiebor
Date of birth (1990-11-09) 9 November 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Abuja, Nigeria
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Maccabi Tel-Aviv
Number 40
Youth career
1999–2005 Sharks
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Sharks 49 (7)
2007–2009 Warri Wolves 63 (16)
2009–2011 Lillestrøm 67 (13)
2011–2012 Hapoel Tel Aviv 27 (3)
2012–2014 Betis 26 (2)
2014– Maccabi Tel-Aviv 15 (2)
National team
2011 Nigeria U23 6 (4)
2011– Nigeria 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 February 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 March 2013

Emmanuel Nosakhare Igiebor (born 9 November 1990), commonly known as Nosa Igiebor or Nosa, is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C..[1] He was called up to Nigeria's 23-man squad for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.[2]

Club career[edit]

After appearing in his homeland with Sharks and Warri Wolves, Nosa joined Tippeligaen side Lillestrøm in 2009. He held a starting spot during his time in Norway, being an important offensive unit in the 2011 campaign, netting eight times in 17 matches.

On 8 August 2011 Nosa was sold to Hapoel Tel Aviv, for one million krones.[3] A year later he moved to Spain for a value of 1.2 million euro,[4] signing a four-year deal with Real Betis.[5] On 22 July 2014 Nosa was sold to Maccabi Tel-Aviv.[6]


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