Izu Azuka

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Izu Azuka
Personal information
Full name Izu Bobo Azuka
Date of birth (1989-05-24) 24 May 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
Height 1.83 m (6.0 ft)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Irtysh Pavlodar
Number 89
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2008 Sharks (–)
2008–2010 JS Kabylie 32 (6)
2011 Al-Ittihad Tripoli (–)
2011–2012 Sunshine Stars (–)
2013 Espérance 0 (0)
2013 Hammam-Lif (loan) 6 (0)
2013–2014 Kahramanmaraşspor 13 (5)
2014 Gaziantep BB 15 (4)
2015- Irtysh Pavlodar 8 (3)
National team
2011– Nigeria U-23 1 (0)
2012– Nigeria 4 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 April 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 June 2013

Izu Azuka (born 24 May 1989) is a Nigerian football player. He is currently playing for Kazakh side Irtysh Pavlodar in the Kazakhstan Premier League.

Club career[edit]

On 26 November 2008, Azuka signed a two-year contract with Algerian club JS Kabylie after playing with Nigerian side Sharks F.C.[1] In December 2010, his contract was not renewed as he made just 4 league appearances in the 2010–11 season.

On 2 January 2011, Azuka joined Libyan side Al-Ittihad Tripoli on a free transfer from JS Kabylie.[2][3]

He then signed for Sunshine Stars F.C. of Akure in December 2011, a squad which eliminated Ittihad in the 2011 CAF Confederation Cup.[4]

On 7 September 2012, Tunisian club Espérance de Tunis announced that they had reached a deal with Sunshine Stars for Azuka.[5] He joined the club in December when the transfer window opens and sign a three and a half-year contract.

In February 2015, Azuka joined Kazakhstan Premier League side FC Irtysh Pavlodar on a one-year contract.[6]

International career[edit]

He was called up by Olympic coach Augustine Eguavoen for the June 2011 qualifier against Tanzania.[7]

Statistics[edit]

As of 4 January 2011
Club performance League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Algeria League Algerian Cup Total
2008–09 JS Kabylie Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 15 3 0 0 15 3
2009–10 13 3 1 3 14 6
2010–11 4 0 0 0 4 0
2010–11 Al-Ittihad Tripoli Libyan Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Algeria 32 6 1 3 33 9
Total Libya 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 32 6 1 3 33 9

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