Yakubu Alfa

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Yakubu Alfa
Personal information
Full name Yakubu Alfa
Date of birth (1990-12-31) 31 December 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Minna, Nigeria
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Central Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Niger Tornadoes F.C.
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Niger Tornadoes F.C. 35 (8)
2009 Helsingborgs IF 2 (0)
2010 Skoda Xanthi 0 (0)
2011–2012 AEK Larnaca[1] 10 (0)
2013– Trenčín 0 (0)
2014 – 2015 Niger Tornadoes F.C. 29 (6)
2015 – 2017 Niger Tornadoes F.C. 30 (11)
National team
2007 Nigeria U-17 6 (2)
2009 Nigeria U-20 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 March 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 March 2013

Yakubu Alfa (born December 31, 1990 in Minna) is a Nigerian football player who plays for Niger Tornadoes F.C.. He plays as a central midfielder with scoring and assisting ability.


Alfa moved on 8 January 2009 from Niger Tornadoes F.C. to Helsingborgs IF. After one year in which he earned two professional caps for his Swedish club Helsingborgs IF, his contract was sold by Skoda Xanthi on 31 January 2010.[2] He had been linked in October 2009 with a move to Germinal Beerschot.[3] On May 2011 he signed with AEK Larnaca. In March 2013, he moved to AS Trenčín.

International career[edit]

He represented his homeland by the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in the Korea Republic, he won also with the Nigeria U-17 *Golden Eagles* the World Cup 2007.[4] On 15 December 2008 was called for the Nigerian under-20 national team for the African Cup of Nations U-20 2009 in Rwanda, scored a goal against Egypt.[5] On 3 March 2010 earned his first call-up for the Super Eagles.[6]


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