Yakubu Abubakar Akilu

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Abu Akilu
Personal information
Full name Yakubu Abubakar Akilu
Date of birth (1989-03-14) March 14, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Ago Iwoye, Nigeria
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Fredericia
Number 27
Youth career
–2007 F.C. Ebedei
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007– FC Midtjylland[1] 4 (0)
2009–2010 FC Hjørring (loan) 11 (1)
2010 Kolding FC[2] 13 (0)
2011– FC Fredericia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Yakubu Abubakar Akilu (born March 14, 1989 in Ago Iwoye, Ogun State) is a Nigerian professional footballer, who currently plays for FC Fredericia.


A paced young midfielder who scored many goals for F.C. Ebedei, he was the ninth player who moved from the club to FC Midtjylland.[3] He played the 2009/2010 season for FC Hjørring, on loan from the Danish Superliga side FC Midtjylland.[4] On 22 December 2010 the young Nigerian forward left Kolding FC and signed for FC Fredericia.[5]