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Godfrey OBOABONA

Godfrey OBOABONA

NGA
  • Date of Birth: 16 September 1990
  • Height: 183 cm
  • Shirt number: 2
  • Position: Defender
  • Current club: Caykur Rizespor (TUR)
  • International Caps: 36
  • International Goals: 1
  • First international: Nigeria - Angola (11 January 2012)

Godfrey Oboabona was one of the key Nigeria-based figures for coach Stephen Keshi at the 2013 CAF Africa Cup of Nations, playing with confidence and strength in the heart of the Super Eagles defence against the best that Africa had to offer.

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Photos

  • Nigeria's defender Godfrey Oboabona (R) vies with Burkina Faso's Moumouni Dagano

Statistics

7.99
Matches Played3
Minutes Played270
Goals for0
Yellow cards0
Red Cards0

All Time Statistics

FIFA Confederations Cup - 2013
MPWDLGFGAY2YCR
310200000
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier - 2014
MPWDLGFGAY2YCR
523010100

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