Raphael Edereho

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Raphael Edereho (born March 21, 1983 in Delta State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian football forward playing with Oulun Palloseura. He played for KuPS, Rovaniemi Palloseura, VPS all in the Finnish Veikkausliiga.

Club career

Edereho started his career at the Saudi Arabian club Al Sarha FC in 2000. The following year, he moved back to his homeland, Nigeria, and played for Ebiedafe FC, and then transferred in 2002 to another Nigerian club, AS Racine FC. In 2004, Edereho made his first move to Europe and was transferred to KF Prishtina playing in the Football Superleague of Kosovo. The Finnish Veikkausliiga League was his next destination where he played for RoPS Rovaniemi, Tervarit Oulu and KuPS Kuopio where he impressed enough to transfer to Iranian giants Persepolis FC in 2006. In November 2006, it was also found out that KuPS Kuopio did not receive the transfer fee for Edereho from Persepolis. FIFA was investigating the situation and decided that Persepolis must pay the transfer fee.[1] In 2011, he moved to OPS.[2] In 2012–13 he played with Najaf FC, in 2013–14 with Duhok SC, in 2014 with Naft Maysan, and in 2014–15 with Masafi Al-Shamal, all in the Iraqi Premier League.[3]

International career

Edereho has represented Nigeria at U17 level.


  1. MTV3 Internet Jalkapallo Futis Veikkausliiga Mestarien liiga Valioliiga Serie A La Liga Bundesliiga
  2. Edereho Ops 2011
  3. Foreign Players in the Iraqi Premier League at RSSSF

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