Sylvester Emeka Igbonu, commonly known as Sylvester Igboun (born 8 September 1990) is a Nigerian professional football player, who currently plays as a striker or an attacking midfielder for the Russian Premier League club FC Dynamo Moscow on loan from FC Ufa. Igboun is known for his blistering speed. His surname is Igbonu but was misspelled when registering a passport. His shirt lists his nickname "Sly" on the back instead of his last name.
Sly with Dynamo Moscow in 2019
|Full name||Sylvester Emeka Igbonu|
|Date of birth||8 September 1990|
|Place of birth||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|FC Dynamo Moscow|
|2019–||→ FC Dynamo Moscow (loan)||10||(2)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 December 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2015
|Ufa||2015–16||Russian Premier League||25||4||1||0||-||-||26||4|
|Nigeria national team|
Statistics accurate as of match played 17 November 2015
- "IGBOUN REVEALS HOW DANISH CLUB CHANGED HIS NAME". Africanfootball.com. 10 September 2015. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
- "Russian Premier League player page" (in Russian). Russian Premier League. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
- "Сильвестер Игбун переходит в ФК "Уфа"" (in Russian). FC Ufa. 13 July 2015.
- "Сильвестр Игбун – в «Динамо»" [Sylvester Igboun at Dynamo] (in Russian). FC Dynamo Moscow. 2 September 2019.
- "Сильвестр Игбун стал лучшим игроком сентября" [Sylvester Igboun is the best player of September] (in Russian). FC Dynamo Moscow. 4 October 2019.
- "Tanzania vs. Nigeria". weltfussballarchiv.com. 5 September 2015.
- Sylvester Igboun at Soccerway
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- FC Midtjylland profile
- Career statistics at Danmarks Radio
- Sylvester Igboun at National-Football-Teams.com
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