Saturday Erimuya

Saturday Keigo Erimuya (born 10 January 1998) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a central defender for Spanish club Cádiz CF.[1]

Saturday Erimuya
Personal information
Full name Saturday Keigo Erimuya
Date of birth (1998-01-10) 10 January 1998 (age 24)
Place of birth Benin City, Nigeria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
Cádiz
Youth career
2010–2016 BJ Foundation
2016–2018 Cádiz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016 BJ Foundation
2016Kayseri Erciyesspor (loan) 3 (0)
2017–2021 Cádiz B 86 (10)
2019– Cádiz 0 (0)
2021–2022Valladolid B (loan) 29 (0)
National team
2016 Nigeria U23 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 29 May 2022

Club careerEdit

Between January 2016 and June 2016, Erimuya spent time on loan at Kayseri Erciyesspor in Turkey from Benin-City based BJ Foundation. He was relegated from the 2015–16 TFF First League with the club.[2]

On 26 December 2016, Erimuya signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with Cádiz CF.[3] On 16 September 2019, he extended his contract with the Andalusians until 2023.[4]

On 25 August 2021, Erimuya moved to Real Valladolid on loan for one year, and was assigned to the B-team in Primera División RFEF.[5]

International careerEdit

Erimuya was selected by Nigeria for their 18-man Squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics football tournament.[6] He played in one game during the tournament, the bronze medal match against Honduras which Nigeria won 3–2. He was a 92nd minute replacement for Mohammed Usman.

HonoursEdit

Nigeria U23

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Saturday Erimuya at Soccerway
  2. ^ "WHO IS NIGERIA UNDER 23 INVITEE SATURDAY KEIGO ERIMUYA? 10 FACTS ABOUT THE 18 YEAR OLD". Own Goal Nigeria. 27 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Pina traslada su 'fábrica' a Cádiz" [Pina moves his 'factory' to Cádiz] (in Spanish). Marca. 26 December 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  4. ^ Cádiz, Diario de (16 September 2019). "Saturday amplía su contrato hasta 2023". Diario de Cádiz (in European Spanish). Retrieved 4 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Saturday se marcha cedido al Real Valladolid" [Saturday moves out on loan at Real Valladolid] (in Spanish). Cádiz CF. 25 August 2021. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  6. ^ Saturday ErimuyaFIFA competition record (archived)

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