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Godfrey Oboabona
Nigerian footballer

Godfrey Oboabona

Godfrey Oboabona
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Intro Nigerian footballer
Is Athlete Football player Association football player
From Nigeria
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 16 August 1990, Akure, Nigeria
Age 31 years
Star sign Leo
Height: 186 cm
Sports Teams
Çaykur Rizespor
Sunshine Stars F.C.
Nigeria national football team
The details (from wikipedia)


Godfrey Itama Oboabona (born 16 August 1990) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Georgian club FC Dinamo Batumi as a centre-back.

Club career

Oboabona was born in Ondo City, and began his professional career with local club Sunshine Stars In August 2013, the BBC claimed there was speculation linking him with a move to English side Arsenal, a claim denied by both Oboabona and Sunshine Stars chairman Mike Odoko.

Later that month, he signed a four-year contract with Turkish club Çaykur Rizespor. He described the transfer as a "dream move." In September 2018, Oboabona joined HNK Gorica in the Croatian First Football League.

In February 2020 he signed for Georgian club FC Dinamo Batumi.

International career

Oboabona made his international debut for Nigeria in 2012, and has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches. He was called up to Nigeria's 23-man squad for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

He was selected for Nigeria's squad at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, and was named in the provisional squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Oboabona was selected by Nigeria for their 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 30 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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