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Ike Shorunmu : biography

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Ike Ibrahim Shorunmu (born October 16, 1967) is a football goalkeeper from Nigeria.

International career

He has been the first-choice goalkeeper of the national team, and played at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Shorunmu was brought into the Nigerian national team by coach Clemens Westerhof in 1992.

External references

Category:1967 births Category:Living people Category:Nigerian footballers Category:Nigerian expatriate footballers Category:1995 King Fahd Cup players Category:2002 FIFA World Cup players Category:1992 African Cup of Nations players Category:2000 African Cup of Nations players Category:2002 African Cup of Nations players Category:FC Basel players Category:FC Zürich players Category:Nigeria international footballers Category:Samsunspor footballers Category:Beşiktaş J.K. footballers Category:FC Luzern players Category:Shooting Stars F.C. players Category:Süper Lig players Category:SC YF Juventus players Category:Swiss Super League players Category:Expatriate footballers in Switzerland Category:Expatriate footballers in Turkey


Shorunmu was born in Lagos. After a few years in Nigeria he moved to play in Switzerland, and made his mark there. He was bought by Turkish club Beşiktaş J.K. in 1999 for $2,400,000 — but they released him as they thought he spent too much time with the national team. Shorunmu later played for other Swiss and Turkish clubs.

Coaching career

Shorunmu has recently served as the national team goalkeeper coach as well as for Enyimba F.C.. In 2010 Shorunmu was hired in the same capacity for Heartland F.C.

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