El-Kanemi Warriors F.C.

El-Kanemi Warriors Football Club is a football team based in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. They play at El-Kanemi Stadium. They ended their 2005 season in the lower half of the Nigeria Premier League.They were relegated to the Nigeria Division 1 in 2007. They were promoted back to the top level in 2012. Due to the Boko Haram insurgency, in 2014 they played home games in Kano. From 2015 to 2016 they hosted their home games at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium in Katsina before returning to Maiduguri and El-Kanemi Stadium. On October 17, 2017, the club announced former Enugu Rangers coach, Imama Amapakabo as their new coach on a one-year deal.

Full nameEl Kanemi Warriors Football Club
GroundEl-Kanemi sports complex, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
ChairmanZanna Mohammed Mala
ManagerBaba Ganaru
LeagueNigeria Premier League


1991, 1992
1991, 2000

Performance in CAF competitions

1992 – First Round
1993 – Semi-finals

Current squad

As of 17 April 2019

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

No. Position Player
30 GK Itodo Akor
2 DF Joe Maamo
6 DF Lucky Erimuya
7 MF Isiaka Olawale
8 MF Sunday Anthony
5 FW Babatunde Solomon
13 DF Innocent Gabriel
14 MF AbdulRazak Aliyu
17 FW Bello Musa Kofarmata
19 FW Chinedu Ohanachom
21 DF Solomon onome
No. Position Player
28 DF Osita Echendu
24 GK Jobe Modou
25 Haliru Hashima
30 Ocheme Edoh
31 Williams Nkeme
33 Tchoanfine Pade
39 FW Ba'akaka Ajikolo
23 MF Kabiru Balogun
26 FW Abubakar Umar
22 FW Abdulwaheed Afolabi
12 FW Ibrahim Mustapha
16 FW Anthony Yeful

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