Nigeria Football Fans Call For Immediate Invitation of First Nigerian Player To Score At Godswill Akpabio Stadium
The football fraternity in Nigeria has called on Super Eagles coach, Genort Rohr to invite Hadjuk Split forward Emem Eduok to the Eagles team.
Eduok has scored nine goals in 19 appearance for his Croatian club side and was the first player to score a goal at the Nest of champions in Uyo.
Born in Itu, Emem Eduok played for Dolphins and Akwa United, and was the second-top scorer in the 2014 Nigeria Premier League with 20 goals.
In December 2014 he signed a contract with Norwegian club Sarpsborg 08; after changing his mind he signed a second contract with Tunisian club Espérance in January 2015, resulting in a transfer row.
He completed the transfer to Espérance later that month.
He moved initially on loan to Turkish club Kasımpaşa in August 2016. The loan deal became permanent at the end of the 2016–17 season.
In January 2019 he signed for BB Erzurumspor. He left the club at the end of the season.
On 19 July 2019 Eduok signed for Croatian First Football League club HNK Hajduk Split. He signed a 3-year contract and was given the number 11 shirt.
Eduok scored on debut for Hajduk, coming off the bench and netting the 3rd goal in a 3-0 win over NK Varaždin at Stadion Anđelko Herjavec.