Abu Kanu

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Abu Kanu
Personal information
Full name Abu Kanu
Date of birth (1972-03-31) March 31, 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth Magburaka, Sierra Leone
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Freetown United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1995 East End Lions
1995–1996 Spånga IS
1997 Penang FA
1997–1999 Slaven Belupo 32 (2)
2008–2009 Old Edwardians
National team
1990–1997 Sierra Leone 15 (8)
Teams managed
FC Knokke (youth coach)
Sierra Leone
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Abu Kanu commonly known as Gbanaloko (born 31 March 1972 in Magburaka) is a retired Sierra Leonean football Striker. Kanu was member of the Leone Stars squad that participated in the 1994 African Nations Cup in Tunisia. He is the second all-time goal scorer for the Sierra Leone national football team with 15 goals. During his playing days with Sierra Leone, Kanu was most prolific finisher in front of goals.

Kanu had a spell with NK Slaven Belupo in the Prva HNL.[1]


  1. ^ "Statistika: Abu Kanu". Prva Hrvatska nogometna liga. Retrieved 2009-04-23. 

External links[edit]

  • Abu Kanu at National-Football-Teams.com