|Full name||Thompson Unachi Ekpe|
|Date of birth||14 December 1996|
|Place of birth||Nigeria|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 1 1⁄2 in)|
|2016–2017||→ Kristiansund (loan)||12||(0)|
|* 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, 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, 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.
On 23 March 2016 Ekpe joined Molde FK on a three-year contract.
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.Ekpe returned to Kristiansund on 9 March 2017 on loan until 31 July 2017.
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.
On 19 July 2017, Ekpe moved to Arendal on a permanent transfer.Ekpe left the club at the end of the 2018 season.
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The 2014 season is Molde's seventh consecutive year in Tippeligaen, and their 38th season in the top flight of Norwegian football. It is their first season with Tor Ole Skullerud as their manager as Ole Gunnar Solskjær left the club on 2 January 2014 to join Cardiff City. Along with Tippeligaen, the club also competed in the Norwegian Cup and the Europa League were they entered in the second qualifying round.
The 2015 season was Molde's eight consecutive year in Tippeligaen, and their 39th season in the top flight of Norwegian football. It was their second season with Tor Ole Skullerud as their manager, and they were the defending champions of both the Tippeligaen and Norwegian Cup. Along with Tippeligaen, the club also competed in the Norwegian Cup, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.
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The 2018 season was Molde's 11th consecutive year in the top flight, Eliteserien, and their 42nd season in the top flight of Norwegian football. They competed in Eliteserien, the Cup and the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League, which they entered at the First qualifying round stage.
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.