Biography Intro:Funsho Bamgboye is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Hungarian club Szombathelyi Haladás.
NAME:Funsho Ibrahim Bamgboye
DATE OF BIRTH:9 January 1999
EDUCATION: Bamgboye joined the Aspire Academy Senegal youth team
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Bamgboye joined the Aspire Academy Senegal youth team in 2012, when he was discovered by the Aspire Football Dreams talent search program and given a scholarship. He qualified by being named one of the top three players in his age group amongst those selected from Nigeria. He led his team to a victory at the 2014 Al Kass International Cup in Qatar, where they defeated Real Madrid in the final in a penalty shootout.
He first attracted attention in April 2015, when he helped his club win that year’s U16 Mediterranean International Cup in Spain, which included teams such as Villarreal and Sevilla. He supplied the game-winning assist in the final
In late 2016, it was reported that Bamgboye had undergone trials in Hungary with top flight club Szombathelyi Haladás. In January 2017, on his eighteenth birthday, Bamgboye officially signed a two and a half year contract with Haladás. Although there was initially an issue to get him his work permit, he finally made his debut on February 25, during a 2–0 loss to Újpest.He came on as a 70′ substitute for Márk Jagodics.
In October 2015, Bamgboye was named in Nigeria’s squad to represent the national under-17 team at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile. He made five appearance in the tournament, recording three assists.In the final against Mali, he scored the second goal in the 2–0 victory to help the Golden Eaglets secure the world title.
He also represented the national under-20 team at the 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualification tournament. Although one of the team’s key members, he was left off the squad by head coach Emmanuel Amunike for the first leg of their third round match-up against Sudan. He made his return to the team in the second leg as a part of the starting lineup.He scored a 26th minute header off a cross from teammate Samuel Chukwueze; however, Nigeria lost 4–3 and were eliminated on away goals.