Ahmed Garba

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Yaro Yaro
Personal information
Full name Ahmed Garba
Date of birth (1980-05-24) May 24, 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Kano, Nigeria
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Wikki Tourists F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2001 Kano Pillars
2001–2002 Club Africain
2002 Kano Pillars
2003 Enyimba International F.C.
2004–2007 Akademisk Boldklub 77 (25)
2007–2011 Kano Pillars
2012– Wikki Tourists F.C.
National team
1998–2003 Nigeria 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:43, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

Ahmed Yaro Yaro Garba (born 24 May 1980 in Kano) is a football striker.

Career[edit]

Garba was a member of the Nigeria national football team at the 1998 Carlsberg Cup.[1]

In 1997, he was reportedly offered a four-year contract by a Borussia Dortmund II. However, the Nigerian Football Association did not allow the transfer from Kano Pillars to go through.[2][3]

In 2012, Garba joined Nigerian Premier League club Wikki Tourists F.C.[4]

In July 2015, he was made interim manager of Kano Pillars.[5]

Honors[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dnetsystems.net. "www.ngrguardiannews.com". news.biafranigeriaworld.com. Retrieved 2018-05-14. 
  2. ^ "Africans dream of Europe safari". The Guardian. 17 October 1998. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 
  3. ^ Ngobua, David (19 April 2014). "Yaro-Yaro: Borussia Dortmund deal would've made me one of world's greatest footballers". Daily Trust. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Wikki sign Yaro Yaro, Rabiu Baita". MTNFootball.com. 23 February 2012. Archived from the original on 24 March 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Pillars Sack Emordi, Appoint Yaro Yaro". Complete Sports Nigeria. 20 July 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2016.