Shola Ameobi

Where is Shola Ameobi now?

Former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi retired from playing in 2018 after spending 18 months in the lower leagues with Notts County.

Starting his career in 2000 with his hometown side, he went onto make nearly 500 first team appearances for seven sides including a brief spell in Turkey with Gaziantep BB.

He also represented Nigeria on the international stage winning 10 caps and representing them at the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals.

Upon retiring from playing Ameobi returned to Newcastle United as the club’s first ever loans manager which involves arranging temporary deals with clubs at home and abroad to help ensure their youngsters are ready for first team action.

He has also recently been working for Sky Sports as a pundit.

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Shola Ameobi: Premier League Statistics

Goals Scored43
Yellow Cards22
Red Cards2
Premier League Teams Played forNewcastle United

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