|Full Name:||Gift Emmanuel Orban|
|Date of Birth:||July 17, 2002|
|Net Worth:||$1 millions|
Gift Orban Biography
Gift Emmanuel Orban was born on July 17, 2002, he is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Belgian club Gent.
Gift Emmanuel Orban Career
Orban, who speaks French, was born in Nigeria and raised in Togo. He was observed by Torgeir Bjarmann and Thomas Finstad of Stabaek in Nigeria in November 2021 while participating in a showcase competition organized by agent Atta Aneke.
He trained with Stabk during the 2022 winter and then came back when his visa ran out.
He signed for Stabk in Norway after his return in late May 2022. It was a loan with a purchase option from Nigerian team Bison FC.
In cup games against semi-pro teams Notodden and Gjvik-Lyn, he scored his first goals (twice). After that, he was a regular starter for Stabk.
Alanzinho’s time at Stabak was mentioned in relation to his goal against SK Brann. As a “striker jewel,” VG also referred to him.
The club declared they would use the proceeds from the sale of Oliver Valaker Edvardsen by Stabaek in July to pay for Orban’s buyout option.
The agreement binding Orban to Stabak through the end of 2026 was made public on August 3. He and Brd Finne were the top goal scorers in the Norwegian First Division in 2022 with 16 goals each.
Orban was also recognized as the First Division’s Young Player of the Year after helping Stabak gain promotion to the 2023 Eliteserien.
Orban signed a long-term contract with Gent of the Belgian Pro League on January 31, 2023.
Orban tied Westerlo 3-3 on February 11 with two goals on his Pro League debut.
Orban became the first player from Gent to accomplish this feat in the twenty-first century on March 12 when he managed to score four goals in a 6-2 away victory over Zulte Waregem.
He scored three goals in a 4-1 victory over Istanbul Başakşehir on the road on March 15 in the 16th round of the UEFA Europa Conference League. The fastest hat-trick in European competitions was achieved in three minutes and 25 seconds.
Gift Orban Honours
- Norwegian First Division top scorer: 2022
- Norwegian First Division Young Player of the Year: 2022
Gift Orban Net Worth
Gift Orban is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Belgian club Gent. He has an estimated net worth of $1 millions.