Bala Garba

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Bala Garba
Personal information
Full name Bala Ahmed Garba
Date of birth (1974-08-09) 9 August 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Kopervik
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
NUB
VIP
El-Kanemi
1997 Udoji United
1997–2003 Haugesund 137 (54)
2003 Sundsvall 26 (5)
2004–2006 Start 60 (16)
2007–2008 Notodden 36 (4)
2009–2011 Kopervik
2011–2011 Nord
2012–present Haugaland Fotballklubb
National team
199?–199? Nigeria 7 (-)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:11, 31 December 2008 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:09, 3 April 2007 (UTC)

Bala Ahmed Garba (born 9 August 1974 in Lagos) is a Nigerian footballer and coach. He played for FK Haugesund from 1997 to 2002, scoring 61 goals, which is a club record.[1] In the 2005 season he played for Start, winning silver medal in the Tippeliga with the club.[1] In 2006, he played for Notodden Fotballklubb. Later he settled in Kopervik, where he has been coaching local clubs in addition to daytime work.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 17 January 2015
Season Club Division League National Cup League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1997 Haugesund Tippeligaen 14 6 0 0 14 6
1998 21 6 0 0 21 6
1999 First Division 26 11 3 2 29 13
2000 Tippeligaen 23 4 1 0 24 4
2001 First Division 29 18 2 1 31 19
2002 24 8 2 0 26 8
2003 Sundsvall Allsvenskan 26 5 0 0 26 5
2004 Start First Division 29 14 1 0 30 14
2005 Tippeligaen 16 2 1 0 17 2
2006 14 0 0 0 14 0
2007 Notodden First Division 22 3 0 0 22 3
2008 11 0 0 0 11 0
Career total 255 77 10 3 0 0 0 0 265 80

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Odd Kåre Grøttland: Bala Garba er fortsatt FKHs målkonge Haugesunds Avis, 4 February 2013 (Norwegian)