Isah Aliyu

Isah Aliyu (born 8 August 1999) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a attacking midfielder for FC Ararat Yerevan.

Isah Aliyu
Personal information
Full name Isah Aliyu
Date of birth (1999-08-08) 8 August 1999 (age 21)
Place of birth Kaduna, Nigeria
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Ararat Yerevan
Number 7
Youth career
Kakuri Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Remo Stars
2018–2019 Lori 45 (10)
2019–2020 Almería B 7 (0)
2020 Al-Shoulla
2020–2021 Urartu 13 (1)
2021– Ararat Yerevan 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 July 2021

Club careerEdit

Born in Kaduna, Aliyu joined Remo Stars in 2016, from Kakuri Academy.[1] He was an important unit of the club who achieved promotion from the Nigeria National League in that year, and also appeared in the 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League, suffering relegation.[2]

On 3 March 2018, Aliyu moved abroad and joined Armenian side Lori FC.[1] He contributed with three goals in his first season, as his side achieved promotion to the Armenian Premier League as champions, and scored a further seven times in his second season, as his side finished fifth; in that season, the club also reached the final of the Armenian Cup.

On 1 September 2019, Aliyu joined Segunda División side Almeria on a five-year deal,[3] for a fee of 140,000; Lori also retained a 20% of a future sale.[4] He was initially assigned to the B-team in Tercera División.

On 21 January 2020, Al-Shoulla signed Aliyu for six months.[5]

On 22 November 2020, FC Urartu announced the signing of Aliyu.[6] After 16 appearances and one goal, Aliyu left Urartu on 10 June 2021.[7]

On 22 July 2021, Aliyu signed for Ararat Yerevan.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 11 May 2021[9]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lori 2017–18 Armenian First League 13 4 0 0 13 4
2018–19 Armenian Premier League 29 6 5 0 34 6
2019–20 3 0 0 0 3 0
Total 45 10 5 0 - - - - 50 10
Almería B 2019–20 Tercera División 7 0 7 0
Al-Shoulla 2019–20 MS League
Urartu 2020–21 Armenian Premier League 13 1 3 0 16 1
Career total 65 11 8 0 - - - - 73 11

HonoursEdit

Lori

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Isa Aliyu signs for Armenia side Lori FC". Nigeria Football and Others. 3 March 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  2. ^ "MFM beat Remo Stars to earn second away win of campaign". DB Sports Online. 31 July 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Isah Aliyu completa el ataque del Almería" [Isah Aliyu completes Almería's attack] (in Spanish). Marca. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Isah Aliyu moved to UD Almeria". Lori FC. 2 September 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  5. ^ Al-Shoulla is officially signed by Isah Aliyu
  6. ^ "OFFICIAL STATEMENT: ISAH ALIYU". fcurartu.am. FC Urartu. 22 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  7. ^ "OFFICIAL STATEMENT: ISAH ALIYU". fcurartu.am/. FC Urartu. 10 June 2021. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  8. ^ "An official statement. Isah Aliyu". fcararat.am/en/. FC Ararat Yerevan. 22 July 2021. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  9. ^ "I.Aliyu". soccerway.com/. Soccerway. Retrieved 3 December 2019.

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