Nosa Igiebor’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian footballer
Is Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From Nigeria
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 9 November 1990, Abuja, Abuja Municipal, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
Age 30 years
Height: 182

Emmanuel Nosakhare Igiebor (born 9 November 1990), commonly known as Nosa Igiebor or Nosa, is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Turkish Süper Lig club Çaykur Rizespor. He was called up to Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

Club career

After appearing in his homeland with Sharks and Warri Wolves, Nosa joined Tippeligaen side Lillestrøm in 2009. He held a starting spot during his time in Norway, being an important offensive unit in the 2011 campaign, netting eight times in 17 matches.

On 8 August 2011 Nosa signed for Hapoel Tel Aviv, for transfer fee of 8 million krones. On 18 August 2011, he made his debut in Hapoel during the Europa League Playoffs against FK Ekranas. Four days later he scored his first goal for Hapoel against Maccabi Petah-Tikva. On 14 May 2012, Nosa scored the winning goal in the Israeli cup final in a 2–1 victory over Maccabi Haifa.

On 24 August 2012, Nosa moved to Spain for a transfer fee of 1.2 million euro, signing a four-year deal with Real Betis. On 12 April 2013, Igiebor scored his first goal in Betis against Sevilla FC after coming on as a substitute in the 89th minute. He finished his two seasons in Betis with 2 goals in 28 appearances.

On 22 July 2014 Nosa joined Maccabi Tel-Aviv. On 30 July 2014, he made his debut in Maccabi in a 1–0 loss to Maribor during the Champions League Qualifiers.



  • Israel State Cup (1): 2011-12
  • Israeli Premier League (1): 2014–15
  • Israel State Cup (1): 2014-15
  • Toto Cup (1): 2014–15

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