Yakubu Aiyegbeni, known as Yakubu, is a Nigerian former professional footballer who last played as a striker for Coventry City. His nickname is “The Yak”
NAME: Yakubu Aiyegbeni
DATE OF BIRTH: 22 November 1982
PLACE OF BIRTH: Benin City, Nigeria
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Yakubu Aiyegbeni was born in Benin City, Edo State. A powerful central striker, he started his career with Julius Berger FC in Lagos as a teenager in the Nigerian Premier League. He was later loaned to Portuguese club Gil Vicente.