Elderson Uwa Echiéjilé is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Belgian club Cercle Brugge K.S.V. as a left back.
NAME: Elderson Uwa Echiéjilé
DATE OF BIRTH: 20 January 1988
PLACE OF BIRTH: Benin City, Nigeria
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
He began his career at Bendel Insurance and moved to Europe in 2007, joining Rennes where he was mainly a reserve. He spent four seasons in Portugal’s top flight with Braga, before returning to France to join Monaco in 2014.
A full international for Nigeria since 2009, Echiéjilé played at two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, winning the 2013 edition, and also played in two World Cups
HONORS AND AWARDS: Club
Taça da Liga: 2012–13
Africa Cup of Nations: 2013