Taye Taiwo

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Taye Taiwo
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Personal information
Full name Taye Ismaila Taiwo
Date of birth (1985-04-16) 16 April 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
AFC Eskilstuna
Number 33
Youth career
2003–2004 Gabros
2004 Lobi Stars
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2011 Marseille 192 (17)
2011–2013 Milan 6 (0)
2012QPR (loan) 15 (1)
2012–2013Dynamo Kyiv (loan) 20 (0)
2013–2015 Bursaspor 27 (2)
2015–2016 HJK Helsinki 32 (6)
2017 Lausanne 13 (0)
2017– AFC Eskilstuna 7 (0)
National team
2004–2012 Nigeria 54 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 August 2017

Taye Ismaila Taiwo (born 16 April 1985) is a Nigerian professional footballer. He plays as a defender for AFC Eskilstuna.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

As of match played 5 February 2017[1][2]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other1 Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Marseille 2004–05 Ligue 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2005–06 30 1 1 0 1 0 9 1 41 2
2006–07 38 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 41 4
2007–08 28 3 1 0 1 0 10 2 40 5
2008–09 35 3 2 1 1 0 14 0 52 4
2009–10 27 3 1 0 1 0 8 0 37 3
2010–11 30 4 1 0 4 1 5 0 1 0 41 5
Total 192 17 7 1 8 1 48 4 1 0 256 23
Milan 2011–12 Serie A 4 0 0 0 4 0 8 0
2012–13 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 0 0 0 4 0 8 0
Queens Park Rangers (loan) 2011–12 Premier League 15 1 0 0 0 0 15 1
Dynamo Kyiv (loan) 2012–13 Vyshcha Liha 20 0 1 1 10 0 31 1
Bursaspor 2013–14 Süper Lig 27 2 8 0 2 1 37 3
2014–15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 27 2 8 0 2 1 37 3
HJK 2015 Veikkausliiga 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
2016 21 6 3 0 5 2 0 0 29 8
Total 32 6 3 0 5 2 0 0 40 8
Lausanne-Sport 2016–17 Swiss Super League 1 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 291 26 19 2 11 3 66 5 1 0 388 36

International career statistics[change | change source]

Nigeria national football team
Year Apps Goals
2004 1 0
2005 2 0
2006 8 1
2007 9 3
2008 12 0
2009 4 0
2010 7 0
2011 9 1
2012 1 0
Total 53 5

References[change | change source]

  1. "Taye TAIWO". www.lfp.fr (in French). Ligue de Football Professionnel. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
  2. "T.Taiwo". uk.soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 10 February 2016.