Biography of Jamilu Collins and Net worth

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Here is the profile information about the Nigerian left-back footballer.

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Who is Jamilu Collins

Jamilu Collins, born on 5 August 1994, is a Nigerian professional football who plays the left-back position and plays for German club SC Paderborn 07 and the Nigeria national team.

Profile Information

Date of birth: 5 August 1994

Place of birth: Kaduna, Nigeria

Height: 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)

Playing position: Left-back

Career

Before reaching fame, Collins started his youth career with Abuja Football College Academy. He was one of several players who moved from Abuja to the HNK Rijeka youth team in mid-2012.
Collins signed his first professional contract with HNK Rijeka on October 2012.

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In August 2013, he was loaned to NK Pomorac in Druga HNL, where he collected 29 caps. In the following season, he played for HNK Rijeka’s reserve side in Croatia’s Treća HNL, where he was capped on 24 occasions. In May 2015, he signed a new one-year contract with the club, with an option to extend it for an additional year.

In June 2015, Collins was sent by Rijeka on loan to NK Krka in the Slovenian PrvaLiga, where he made 13 appearances before returning to Rijeka in January 2016. The following month, Collins was loaned to HNK Šibenik in Druga HNL, where he was a regular starter.
Following return from the loan, Rijeka extended Collins’ contract until June 2017. He was immediately loaned to fellow Prva HNL club NK Istra 1961.

Collins who was now a free agent joined La Liga side SC Paderborn 07 on a two-year contract on 6 September 2017.

International career

Collins played some international matches and had his first call-up to the Nigeria national team for a Africa Cup of Nations qualification match against Seychelles on 11 September 2018. He made his first appearance a day later in a friendly against Liberia.

Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr handed the 24-year-old his competitive debut in the next Afcon qualifying fixture against Libya in Uyo.
Nigeria were better than their visitors and the left-back was impressive, coming close to marking his Super Eagles debut with a goal.
He featured in the reverse fixture in Sfax, Tunisia, which ended in a 3–2 victory for Nigeria to top Group E.

Jamilu Collins Net Worth

Currently, we do not have any information about Collins’ current net worth.
Nonetheless, we will update his networth when available.

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