This week on #MCM, we will be crushing on a young and talented Nigerian footballer, who is considered as one of the most recognizable faces in international football; Shehu Abdullahi.
Shehu Abdullahi is a Nigerian footballer who plays for Nigerian national team as a midfielder and represents Turkish football club Bursaspor alongside players like Leon Balogun and Kenneth Omerolo.
Abdullahi was born on the 12th of March 1993 which makes him 25 years as at this time. Abdullahi was born and brought up in Kano with his parents and siblings. Shehu abdullahi is one of the inspiring names from the world of football and he has been able to impress his viewers and the general public by showing off his skills on the field.
Shehu Abdullahi’s football career started when he joined the youth academy of Plateau United and played until 2012. He later moved to Kano Pillars on the 1st of January 2012 and played for two years with the club.
Abdullahi then made his move to Al-Qadisiya on 19th of July 2014 with the release clause of 480 thousand euro along with the team. Abdullahi won Kuwait super cup in 2014-2015 and later left the club after scoring a goal in 7 games in 2015.
Abdullahi then switched to Uniao Madeira signing a two-year deal in July 2015. Before ending his career in the team, he bagged 1 goal and played 28 games. In 2016, Abdullahi transferred to Anorthosis Famagusta agreeing to a two-year deal. He remained in the club for two successive seasons bagging 3 goals in 48 appearances.
Currently, Shehu Abdullahi is playing for Bursaspor with whom he signed on 24th January 2018.
Abdullahi has done so very well by representing his national team in U-20, and U-23 team tournaments. He played 21 games for the U-21 team and 9 games for the U-23 team. He was called up to the senior team on 11th of January 2014.
Abdullahi also played 2014 African Nations Championship. And on 5th of August 2016, he launched his Olympic career under Coach Samson Siasia. Up till now, Abdullahi has been capped 12times for his national team of Nigeria.
Shehu Abdullahi is earning a good amount of salary through his career and has made a huge impact in the world of football. Summing up, he has a net worth estimated to be around $300, 00 roughly. He also makes an annual salary in the region of 50,000 euro with the weekly wages of 1k euro which he receives from his current club, Bursaspor. Putting some light into his personal life, Abdullahi is married to his beautiful wife Sumayya Mustapha. Summaya Mustapha is a beautician by
profession and they both have a son together and the family is living happily without any conflict or divorce.
BY MAIMUNA BAGUDU