Chigozie Agbim

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Chigozie Agbim
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-11-28) 28 November 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Kaduna, Nigeria
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Enugu Rangers
Number 34
Youth career
2001 Court of Appeal F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Gombe United F.C.
2004 Al-Merreikh SC
2005 Nigeria Port Authority FC
2006–2009 Enugu Rangers
2009–2012 Warri Wolves F.C.
2013 Enugu Rangers
2014 Gombe United F.C.
2015– Enugu Rangers
National team
2012– Nigeria 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 June 2014

Chigozie Agbim is a Nigerian goalkeeper who plays for Enugu Rangers in the Nigerian Premier League.

After a protracted transfer dispute, he joined Enugu Rangers from Warri Wolves F.C. in April 2013 for a fee of eight million naira (approx €39,300).[1]

He joined Gombe United in February 2014 [2] and rejoined Rangers in April 2015.

International career[edit]

Agbim made his international debut for Nigeria in a friendly against Angola in January 2012.[3]

He was selected for Nigeria's squad at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations[4] and the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.[5]

In January 2014, he was starting goalkeeper for the Super Eagles at the African Nations Championship, as the team finished in third place.[6] In June, he was named in Nigeria's squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mtnfootball.com/africa/nigeria/premier-league/news/2013/may/21-wolves-give-agbim-payment-ultimatum.html Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Agbim joins Gombe on one-year deal Archived 2014-03-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "NEW PLAYERS AT THE NIGERIA NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM". WEST AFRICAN FOOTBALL. 2012-01-16. Retrieved 2018-03-27. 
  4. ^ Oluwashina Okeleji (10 January 2013). "Nations Cup 2013: Nigeria pick six locally-based players". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Nigeria to take new-look squad to Confederations Cup". BBC Sport. 9 June 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Chigozie AGBIM". FIFA. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Nigeria World Cup 2014 squad". The Telegraph. 2 June 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 


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