Abia Warriors F.C.

Abia Warriors Football Club is a Nigerian football club based in the city of Umuahia, Abia state.

Abia Warriors F.C.
GroundUmuahia Township Stadium
OwnerAbia State Government
ChairmanEmeka Inyama[1]
ManagerEmmanuel Deutch
LeagueNigeria Professional Football League
20195th Group B
WebsiteClub website

Between 2005 and 2010 they played under the name "Orji Uzor Kalu FC" in honor of Abia governor Orji Uzor Kalu who helped the club with state sponsorship upon promotion to the professional level. They reverted to their old name in summer of 2010.[2]

They won promotion to the Nigeria Premier League for the first time in August 2013 after winning their division on the last day.[3]

Current squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
DF Anozie Ugochukwu Calistus
No. Position Player
FW Atilola Abdulsalam Tunde
DF Ubong Williams

Notable Players


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