|Full name||Abubakar Bello-Osagie|
|Date of birth||11 August 1988|
|Place of birth||Benin City, Nigeria|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive and offensive midfielder|
|2008||Vasco da Gama||4||(0)|
|2013||→ Valletta (loan)||9||(5)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 of may 2013
Born in Benin City, Edo State, in 2005, he left Bendel Insurance of his home city of Benin, and joined River Plate in Argentina. After four months playing for the club from Buenos Aires, Abubakar joined Brazilian club Internacional in 2006, through Argentine entrepreneur Marcelo Housemann, playing for the club's B team. At Internacional he was teammates with Alexandre Pato and Luis Adriano. His performances with the B-Team were good, scoring a few goals in the Second Division, but he only managed a few first team appearances.
Bello-Osagie joined Rio de Janeiro-based club Vasco in December 2007, after being scouted by the former footballer Bismarck. On 17 July 2008, he stayed on the bench for the first time, against Goiás, playing his first professional league match as a Vasco player on 20 July 2008, when his club was defeated by Atlético-PR 3–1 at Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, for the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. He played four Série A matches in 2008, without scoring a goal. Abu signed on 29 April 2009 for Caxias. In the summer of 2010 Abu signed for Qormi in the Maltese Premier Division, where he has enjoyed a very successful spell and achieved a several accolades, such as 'Player of the Month'.
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- Abubakar Bello-Osagie at TheFinalBall.com