Player Details


Nosa Igiebor


6' 0"


174 lbs

Date of Birth

11.9.1990 (31)


Abuja, Nigeria


Career Summary

Option declined following 2017 season.

Igiebor is a box-to-box midfielder who brings a lot of experience having played in some of the top leagues in the world.

INTERNATIONAL: Internationally, Igiebor has two goals in 15 appearances with the Nigerian national team and was a member of the team that won the 2013 African Cup of Nations. He was also named to Nigeria's preliminary 30-man roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and represented his country at the U-20 level.

OUTSIDE MLS: Igiebor has appeared in over 300 matches at the professional level, including 28 appearances in Spain's top-tier La Liga, 21 in the UEFA Europa League, and four in the UEFA Champions League. Most recently, Igiebor was a member of Çaykur Rizespor in Turkey's top-flight Süper Lig, where he recorded one goal and two assists in 15 appearances, including a pair of Turkish Cup matches, during the second half of the 2016-17 season. Prior to that, Igiebor spent three seasons with Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel's Premier League and two seasons with Real Betis in Spain. The 5-foot-10 midfielder also enjoyed stints with Hapoel Tel Aviv in Israel's Premier League, Lillestrøm in Norway's Eliteserien, as well as Sharks FC and Warri Wolves FC in his native Nigeria. During his time in Israel, Igiebor was a two-time Israel State Cup winner, scoring the game-winning-goal for Hapoel Tel Aviv in the 2011-12 final, in addition to winning the 2014-15 Israeli Premier League and Toto Cup titles with Maccabi Tel Aviv.