Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Shehu Abdullahi is a Nigerian football midfielder, who plays for Turkish side Bursaspor. He was born on March 12, 1993 in Kano State,Nigeria
He began his football career at Kano pillars and in July 2014, Abdullahi moved from Kano Pillars to Kuwait Premier League side Qadsia SC in a deal worth $480,000, of which he received $330,000 and Kano Pillars $150,000. There in Kuwait, he helped the team win the team win the Kuwait Emir Cup and Kuwait Super Cup for the 2014-15 season.
On 6 June 2015, Shehu moved from Qadsia SC and joined newly promoted Primeira Liga side C.F. União on a two-year deal. On 2 September 2016, Shehu joined Cypriot side Anorthosis Famagusta on a two-year deal worth for the 20% of the player re-sale fee in other European club.
In January 2014, he was invited to be part of the Nigeria national football team squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship. He helped the team to a third-place finish after Nigeria beat Zimbabwe by a goal to nil. Shehu was again selected by Nigeria for their 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics where he team emerged with a bronze medal.
In May 2018 he was named in Nigeria’s preliminary 30 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia