Shehu Abdullahi

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Shehu Abdullahi
Shehu Abdullahi Rio 2016b.jpg
Abdullahi at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-03-12) 12 March 1993 (age 24)[1]
Place of birth Sokoto, Nigeria
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[2]
Playing position Midfielder[3]
Club information
Current team
Anorthosis Famagusta
Number 15
Youth career
2011 Plateau United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Kano Pillars ? (?)
2014–2015 Qadsia 7 (1)
2015–2016 União da Madeira 28 (1)
2016– Anorthosis Famagusta 31 (2)
National team
2012–2013 Nigeria U20 21 (0)
2014–2016 Nigeria U23 9 (0)
2014– Nigeria 12 (0)
2016 Nigeria Olympic 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 September 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 September 2016

Shehu Abdullahi (born 12 March 1993) is a Nigerian football midfielder, who plays for Cypriot side Anorthosis Famagusta.[4]

Club career[edit]

Qadsia SC[edit]

In July 2014, Abdullahi moved from Kano Pillars to Kuwaiti Premier League side Qadsia SC in a deal worth $480,000, of which Abdullahi received $330,000 and Kano Pillars $150,000.[5]

União da Madeira[edit]

On 6 June 2015, Shehu joined newly promoted Primeira Liga side C.F. União on a two-year deal.[6]

Anorthosis Famagusta[edit]

On 2 September 2016, Shehu joined Cypriot side Anorthosis Famagusta on a two-year deal worth for the 20% [7][8] of the player re-sale fee in other European club.[9]

International career[edit]

In January 2014, Senior team coach Stephen Keshi, invited him to be a part of the Nigeria national football team squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship.[10] He helped the team to a third-place finish after Nigeria beat Zimbabwe by a goal to nil.[11][12]

He was selected by Nigeria for their 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics.[13]

Honours[edit]

Club International[edit]

Club Domestic[edit]

National Team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abdullahi SHEHU. Fifa.com (1 July 2016). Retrieved on 2016-08-18.
  2. ^ Shehu Abdullahi. rio2016.com
  3. ^ "Keshi names Chan squad". kickoffnigeria.com. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  4. ^ Έκλεισε και ο Abdullahi Shehu!, anorthosis24.net
  5. ^ "PILLARS GET $150,000 FOR SHEHU ABDULLAHI MOVE". africanfootball.com. africanfootball.com. 19 July 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Shehu assina por duas épocas" [Shehu signs for two seasons] (in Portuguese). A Bola. 6 June 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  7. ^ Διώχνει Κρέσπο, παίρνει Σεού και ελπίζει σε κάτι καλό μπροστά, themasport.com
  8. ^ Ένας χάλκινος Ολυμπιονίκης στην Ανόρθωση (video), reporter.com.cy
  9. ^ Στην Ανόρθωση ο Abdullah Shehu, Anorthosis Famagusta Official Website
  10. ^ "Nigeria announce 23-man CHAN squad". goal.com. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  11. ^ "Nigeria win Chan bronze". kickoff.com. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  12. ^ "CHAN 2014: Eagles win bronze". sunnewsonline.com. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  13. ^ Oluwashina Okeleji (24 June 2016). "Kelechi Iheanacho included in Nigeria's Olympics squad". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 

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