Full Names: Abdurrahman Sabo
Date of birth: 10-10-2001
Place of birth: Nasarawa (Nigeria)
Youth career: Golden Stars FC. (Since 2015)
Current club: The challengers FC
Squad number: 8
Position: Central and Attacking Midfielder
Preferred foot: Right.
Tournament Participated: Nasarawa state Premier league
Contract Until: September 27th 2020.
Similar type of player: Andres Iniesta.
– Through ball
– set piece
– first touch
– reading of the game.
– body balance
– aerial duels
Style of play:
– likes to drop back to receive the ball in order to create a chance out of nothing
– a very good through passer
– bosses the midfield with a master press control with his first touch and technical awareness.
– likes to dribble
– an unpredictable player thanks to his fast decision making.
– competent set piece taker.
– good at pin point passes.
– has a great leadership spirit.
– gets fouled often.
– very good at spotting space and his teammates’ runs thanks to his excellent vision and awareness.
– off the ball creative movement in order to create more space to receive a pass.
– very strong in 1v1 situation, unpredictable and very confident of his skills.
– takes long range shot and possess impressive powerful and accurate shooting skills.
– possess significant lower body strength.
– able to sniff out a goal in any situation.
– very good at making feints and dummies to beat opponent.
– five star weak foot.
– likes to play as a free roam midfielder, helping the team in creating chances.
Sabo’s brilliant performance at the age of 12 (2013) against Samba FC in the U-15 league cup caught the eyes of so many coaches in the state and country at large. He made his first team debut at Golden Stars FC two years later (age 14) making him the youngest debutant at the league’s top level. He then secured a move to his present team ( The challengers FC) and since after then has played a vital role in the team helping them to win the league tittle twice in consecutive occasions. Sabo also holds the record for the most assist in the league during the 2017/2018 season with the record 21 assist in 38 appearance. Though he’s small in size, he is well known for his high level of technical skills and awareness, he also possess an impressive and unbelievable passing abilities and a very good set piece taker. He was invited for the 2019 U-17 world cup trial in Abuja, Nigeria. But unfortunately got injured during the course of the trials. He has also won the Nasarawa state league Youngest Footballer of the year record Twice in succession. Sabo is currently playing for his hometown team The challengers FC. He’s truly a sensational talent.