Association football player
|Birth||1 May 1987, Nigeria|
Jagaba Hamza Anaba (born 1 May 1987) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a forward for HAL in the Indian I-League. Hamza has been the highest goal scorer for his team both in BEML SC and HAL. He has played in the Indian I-League with HAL and Salgaocar. His highest scoring league seasons so far have seen him score 12 goals in the 2011-12 Indian I-League.
Hamza joined the local football club First Bank FC, having been scouted by manager Awwal Bello Arab while playing on the streets of his hometown. After a year with the club, he moved to FC Dragons in Benin Republic and played in Tunisia in the northern Africa. In the year 2010 Hamza moved out of Africa to India and played for BEML SC.
For the 2010-11 I-League season Hamza played for HAL SC who were based in Bangalore. After his maiden season with HAL, Hamza finished with 23 caps in the I-League and 9 goals and also for the 2011-12 I-League season Hamza played for HAL SC. After his maiden season with HAL, Hamza finished with 25 caps in the I-League and 12 goals.
After two season at HAL on 6 May 2012 it was announced that Hamza has signed with Salgaocar of the I-League for the 2012-13 I-League season.
Statistics accurate as of 7 May 2012