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Full name Yakubu Ayegbeni
Date of birth 22 November 1982 (1982-11-22) (age 39)
Place of birth Benin City, Nigeria
Height 1.83 m
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1994–1997 Gateway
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Julius Berger
1998 → Gil Vicente (loan)
1998–2003 Maccabi Haifa 49 (24)
1999–2000 → Hapoel Kfar Saba (loan) 23 (6)
2003 Portsmouth (loan) 13 (7)
2003–2005 Portsmouth 65 (29)
2005–2007 Middlesbrough 73 (25)
2007–2011 Everton 82 (25)
2011 Leicester City (loan) 20 (11)
2011–2012 Blackburn Rovers 30 (17)
2012–2013 Guangzhou R&F 43 (24)
2014–2015 Al-Rayyan 8 (3)
2015 Reading 7 (1)
2015–2016 Kayserispor 12 (0)
2017 Coventry City 3 (0)
Total 428 (172)
National team
2000–2012 Nigeria 57 (21)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Yakubu Aiyegbeni (born 22 November 1982) is a Nigerian football player. He plays for Everton and Nigeria national team.

Club career statistics

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Israel League Israel State Cup Toto Cup Europe Total
1999/00 Hapoel Kfar Saba Premier League 23 6 23 6
2000/01 Maccabi Haifa Premier League 14 3 14 3
2001/02 22 13 22 13
2002/03 13 8 13 8
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
2002/03 Portsmouth First Division 14 7 0 0 0 0 - 14 7
2003/04 Premier League 37 16 4 1 2 2 - 43 19
2004/05 30 13 2 2 3 2 - 35 17
2005/06 Middlesbrough Premier League 34 13 7 4 2 0 13 2 56 19
2006/07 37 12 8 4 0 0 - 45 16
2007/08 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 0
2007/08 Everton Premier League 29 15 1 0 3 3 6 3 39 21
2008/09 14 4 0 0 1 0 2 1 17 5
2009/10
Country Israel 72 30 72 30
England 197 80 22 11 11 7 21 6 251 104
Total 269 110 22 11 11 7 21 6 323 134

International career statistics

Nigeria national team
Year Apps Goals
2000 1 0
2001 6 3
2002 6 1
2003 4 4
2004 4 2
2005 3 0
2006 1 1
2007 3 0
2008 12 3
2009 2 1
2010
Total 42 15

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