Yakubu Aiyegbeni

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Birthday
22, 1981
Birthplace
Benin City, Nigeria
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
22, 1981 (age 37)
Birthplace
Benin City, Nigeria

About

Nigerian striker who became one of his national team's top scorers upon joining the squad in 2000. He joined Al Rayyan in 2014 after spending a season with Guangzhou R&F.

Before Fame

He started his career with the Nigerian club Julius Berger FC in 1997 before moving to Israel's Maccabi Haifa for a transfer fee of $300,000.

Trivia

He helped Maccabi Haifa win Israeli Premier League titles in 2001 and 2002 and helped Porstmouth secure a Football League Division One title in 2003.

Family Life

His wife, Yvonne Lameen Ikhana, was born the daughter of former Nigerian soccer player Kadiri Ikhana.

Associated With

He played alongside Jay-Jay Okocha on the Nigerian national team from 2000 to 2006.