|Stanley Nwabali or Bobo
|Stanley Bobbi Nwabali
|Professional Football Player
|Date Of Birth/Age:
|10 June 1996 (27 Years Old
|Place of Birth:
|Port Harcourt, Nigeria (Originally from Imo State).
Stanley Bobbi ‘Bobo’ Nwabali is a Nigerian professional football player who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier Soccer League club Chippa United and the Nigeria national team, Super Eagles. Nwabali began playing for the Rivers State-based club, Go Round FC, in 2019, where he started his career as a striker. He later secured a move to Enyimba in 2020. He has since played for Lobi Stars, Katsina United, and later, Chippa United in 2022.
In 2021, Nwabali had his first cap for the Nigerian national team, Super Eagles, in an international friendly against Mexico in Los Angeles, United States.
He also joined the team for the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. Nwabali was named Man of the Match in the semi-final match against South Africa. The super goalkeeper saved two penalties in a 4–2 victory during the shootouts following a 1–1 draw. His performance qualified his country, Nigeria, to go to the final.
With the Nigerian national team, Super Eagles, Stanley Nwabali won silver at the Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) 2024 as runners-up.
Stanley Nwabali was born on 10 June 1996 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He grew up nursing a love for football. He began playing as a striker and later switched to goalkeeping. Nwabali looks up to German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer as his role model. He celebrated his 27th birthday on June 10, 2023.
The exact estimate of Stanley Nwabali’s net worth is unknown to the general public. However, he has had great success as a professional football goalkeeper, especially during the AFCON 2024 tournament.
Sports Brief reports that Stanley Nwabali owns a Mansion in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
According to Sports Brief, Nwabali earns $10,000 monthly from the South African Premier League Soccer Club, Chippa United, and receives bonuses and endorsements from various brands.
Stanley drives a Range Rover Sport.
Stanley Nwabali’s parents are initially from Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni, Imo State, Nigeria, but live in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. His parents are Christians. Following Nwabali’s performance at the Semi-final match against South Africa at AFCON 2024, fans swarmed his parents’ house in Port Harcourt to celebrate the star.
An X app user, BIG 7 RECORDS, wrote, “So people in Ndoni, Omoku, Oguta, places in Ikweree and Port Harcourt are going down to Stanley Nwabali’s father’s house in Egbema, Rivers State.”
Nwabali began his professional football career as a player for the Rivers State-based club, Go Round FC, in 2019. He started as a striker. His impressive skills caught the eye of one of Nigeria’s most successful clubs, Enyimba, helping him secure a move to the club in 2020.
In 2021, he helped the club win the Nigeria Professional League title. They also reached the Semi-finals of the CAF Confederation Cup. In the same year, he moved to Lobi Stars, where he got even better. A year later, he joined Katsina United. On his Instagram page in late 2022, he announced that he had signed with South African Premier League Soccer Club Chippa United.
In 2021, Nwabali had his first cap for the Nigerian national team, Super Eagles, in an international friendly against Mexico in Los Angeles, United States. Stanley Nwabali’s fame grew for his performance at AFCON 2024. He has been rated as one of the best goalkeepers in Africa. He has also been called one of Nigeria’s best professional football players.
Stanley Nwabali’s schooling details are unknown to the public.
State Of Origin
Stanley Nwabali was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. However, he is from Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni, Imo State, Nigeria.