El-Kanemi Warriors F.C.

El-Kanemi Warriors Football Club is a football team based in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. They play at El-Kanemi Stadium. They ended their 2005, season in the lower half of the Nigeria Premier League.They were relegated to the Nigeria Division 1 in 2007.

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Full nameEl Kanemi Warriors Football Club
Founded1986; 36 years ago (1986)
GroundEl-Kanemi sports complex, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Capacity10,000
ChairmanZanna Mohammed Mala
ManagerBaba Ganaru
LeagueNigeria Premier League
20166th

In 2012, the El-Kanemi Warriors were promoted back to the top level. Due to the Boko Haram insurgency, in 2014 they played their home games in Kano. From 2015 to 2016, they hosted their home games at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium in Katsina before returning to Maiduguri and El-Kanemi Stadium. On October 17, 2017, the club announced former Enugu Rangers coach, Imama Amapakabo as their new coach on a one-year deal.

AchievementsEdit

1991, 1992
1991, 2000

Performance in CAF competitionsEdit

1992 – First Round
1993 – Semi-finals

Current squadEdit

As of 17 April 2019

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
30 GK   NGA Itodo Akor
2 DF   NGA Joe Maamo
6 DF   NGA Lucky Erimuya
7 MF   NGA Isiaka Olawale
8 MF   NGA Sunday Anthony
5 FW   NGA Babatunde Solomon
13 DF   NGA Innocent Gabriel
14 MF   NGA AbdulRazak Aliyu
17 FW   NGA Chinedu Ohanachom
19 FW   NGA Analaba Uche
21 DF   NGA Solomon onome
28 DF   NGA Osita Echendu
No. Pos. Nation Player
24 GK   NGA Jobe Modou
25   NGA Haliru Hashima
30   NGA Ocheme Edoh
31   NGA Williams Nkeme
33   NGA Tchoanfine Pade
39 FW   NGA Ba'akaka Ajikolo
23 MF   NGA Kabiru Balogun
26 FW   NGA Abubakar Umar
22 FW   NGA Abdulwaheed Afolabi
12 FW   NGA Ibrahim Mustapha
16 FW   NGA Anthony Yeful

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