Thompson Ekpe

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Thompson Ekpe
Personal information
Full nameThompson Unachi Ekpe
Date of birth (1996-12-14) 14 December 1996 (age 22)
Place of birth Nigeria
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2016–2017 Molde 0 (0)
2016–2017Kristiansund (loan) 12 (0)
2017–2018 Arendal 34 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 28 January 2019

Thompson Unachi Ekpe (born 14 December 1996) is a Nigerian footballer.

Nigeria Federal republic in West Africa

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa, bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its coast in the south is located on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. The federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. The constitution defines Nigeria as a democratic secular state.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Contents

Career

Club

Molde FK

On 23 March 2016 Ekpe joined Molde FK on a three-year contract. [1]

Molde FK Norwegian association football club

Molde Fotballklubb[²mɔldə] is a professional football club based in Molde, Norway, that competes in Eliteserien, the top flight of Norwegian football. Founded on 19 June 1911, the club was originally known as International and changed its name to Molde in 1915. Molde are three-time league champions and four-time Norwegian Cup winners, and have finished second in the league a further nine times. Molde is one of only two Norwegian clubs to have participated in the UEFA Champions League.

On 26 July 2016, Ekpe joined Kristiansund BK on loan for the rest of the 2016 season. [2] Ekpe returned to Kristiansund on 9 March 2017 on loan until 31 July 2017. [3]

Kristiansund BK association football club

Kristiansund BK is a Norwegian football club located in Kristiansund that currently plays in Eliteserien. Kristiansund BK was formed in the autumn of 2003, when two rival clubs of Kristiansund, Kristiansund FK and Clausenengen FK, agreed to establish a new elite team.

Arendal

On 19 July 2017, Ekpe moved to Arendal on a permanent transfer. [4] Ekpe left the club at the end of the 2018 season. [5]

Arendal Fotball

Arendal Fotball is a professional football club based in Arendal, Norway. The club play in the 2. divisjon, which is the third-tier of football in the country.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 5 November 2017 [6] [7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupContinentalOtherTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Molde 2016 Eliteserien 003000-30
2017 0000--00
Total0030----30
Kristiansund (loan) 2016 OBOS-ligaen 6000--60
2017 Eliteserien 6010--70
Total12010----130
Arendal 2017 OBOS-ligaen 13100130
Career total25140----291

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The 2019 season is Molde's 12th consecutive year in Eliteserien, and their 43rd season in the top flight of Norwegian football. They will participate in Eliteserien, the Cup, 2019 Mesterfinalen and the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League, entering at the First qualifying round stage.

References

  1. "Thompson Ekpe klar for Molde FK". moldefk.no (in Norwegian). Molde FK. 23 March 2016. Archived from the original on 14 September 2016. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. "Ekpe til Kristiansund BK". moldefk.no (in Norwegian). Molde FK. 27 July 2017. Archived from the original on 3 August 2016. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  3. "Ekpe lånes ut". moldefk.no (in Norwegian). Molde FK. 9 March 2017. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  4. "Ekpe til Arendal Fotball". www.moldefk.no (in Norwegian). Molde FK. 19 July 2017. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  5. Overganger i 2.divisjon vinter 2019, sportshjornet.com, 9 January 2019
  6. "T.Ekpe". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  7. "Norsk Internasjonal Fotballstatistikk". Nifs.no (in Norwegian). Retrieved 13 April 2017.