PLAYER PROFILE: Galadima Mohammed Ogiri

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    Galadima Mohammed Ogiri is the numero uno goalkeeper of Nasarawa United.

    The Lafai born footballer who started his footballing career at Nasarawa United youth team in 2013, is now one of the most promising goal tenders in the NPFL.

    Galadima who was a silver medalist with Nigeria NPFL U-17, wants to be between the sticks at Manchester United sometime in the nearest future.

    The Nasarawa United reliable hands kept a total of 6 clean sheets in the just concluded NPFL season, guiding the Lafia side to the 2021 AITEO Cup final, losing to Bayelsa United in a penalty shootout after a 2-2 draw.

    Galadima’s Profile 

    NAME: Galadima Mohammed Ogiri

    DOB:17-11-2000

    PLACE OF BIRTH: Lafia.

    STATE OF ORIGIN: Nasarawa

    NATIONALITY: Nigerian

    HEIGHT: 1.75m

    WEIGHT: 72kg

    POSITION

    Goalkeeper

    STRONGER FOOT

    Right, and can also use the left foot.

    SPECIAL FEATURES

    ✓. Quick decision making.

    ✓. Confidence.

    ✓. Positioning, footwork and ball skills.

    ✓ Accuracy in ball passing

    ✓. Talking with teammates.

    ✓. Quick Reflexes.

    ✓. Covering Angles.

    ✓. Reading opponents.

    ✓. Diving.

    ✓. High Balls.

    ✓ Great communication skills

    ✓ Very calculative

    ✓ Excellent in voice coordination

    ✓ Very good in the air

    ✓ Strong

    ✓ Physical

    ✓ Agile with lots of concentration.

    WEAKNESS

    Hates Defeat

    CLUBS PLAYED TILL DATE:

    Youth Career

    Nasarawa United FC Youth Team – 2013

    FC Basira(Amateur), Lafia, Nasarawa State – 2014

    Professional Career

    (i). Nasarawa United FC FC(Premier) – From 2017- till date.

    APPEARANCE(S)

    Sixty-six league appearances for Nasarawa United from 2017 till date.

    HONOURS

    ✓. Participated at the Gauteng U-17 Invitational Championship in South Africa with Nigeria NPFL U-17 Future Stars team.

    ✓. Featured for Nigeria U-20 National Team between 2018 and 2019.

    ✓. Featured for Nigeria U-23 National team at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt – 2019.

    ACHIEVEMENTS

    ✓. Reached the Aiteo FA Cup Semi-Finals Stage with Nasarawa United in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

    ✓. Silver Medalist with Nigeria NPFL U-17 Future Stars team at the Gauteng Invitational Tournament in South Africa

    ✓ Won Most Valuable Player(MVP) award with Nasarawa United at the 2021 Aiteo FA Cup finals.

    ✓ Kept six clean sheets for Nasarawa United at the 2020/21 NPFL Season.

    ✓. Invited into the Camp of Nigeria’s Super Eagles (home-based Eagles) 2021 following an impressive 2020/21 NPFL season.

    TEAM-MATES

    ✓. Ameh Godwin – Goalkeeper.

    √ Silas Nwankwo – Attacker/NPFL Highest Goalscorer winner, 2020/21 Season.

    √ Ikenna Offor – Midfielder

    √ Aliyu Abdullahi – Winger

    √ Adamu Hassan – Attacker

    √ Emeka Onyema – Central Defender

    √ Danlami Umar – Goalkeeper

    ROLE MODEL

    Manuel Neur – Keeps for FC Bayern Munich/Germany.

    NATIONAL TEAM HERO

    Alloy Agu – Former Goalkeeper, Super Eagles of Nigeria.

    CLUB OF INTEREST

    Manchester United FC, England.

    AMBITION

    To keep in the best league in the world/National Team(Super Eagles).

    CHARITY

    Orphans, widows and less privileged

    MARKET VALUATION

    Eight Hundred Thousand US Dollars($800, 000.00).

    AGENT

    Salisu Galadima(Basira).