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Efe Ambrose

Facts About Efe Ambrose

Celebrated Name Efe Ambrose
Age 33 Years Old
Nick Name Ambrose
Birth Name Efe Eric Ambrose
Birth Date 1988-10-18
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Nigerian
Birth Nation Nigeria
Place Of Birth Kaduna, Nigeria
Horoscope Libra
Ethnicity African
Career Start 2002
Marital Status Married
Wife Adenike Sarah Ambrose
Children Three
Height 6 ft. 3 inches
Weight 70kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Salary £67,600
Current Team Dunfermline Athletic
Position Defender
Links Instagram

Efe Eric Ambrose is a Nigerian professional football player who plays for Scottish Championship club Dunfermline Athletic on loan from Scottish Premiership side St Johnstone as a defender. He has previously played for Kaduna United, Bayelsa United, Israeli club Ashdod, Scottish clubs Celtic, Hibernian, and Livingston, and English side Derby County. 

On the international level, he has represented Nigeria at various age levels. He has represented Nigeria at U20, U23, and the senior level. He was a member of the Nigeria national U20 football team at the 2007 FIFA U20 World Cup in Canada. He later represented Nigeria U23 and played two games at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He made his international team debut for Nigeria on 27 March 2011. He has represented Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations, FIFA Confederations Cup, and the FIFA World Cup. He was part of Nigeria’s squad that won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. From 2008 to 2016, he made 51 caps and scored 4 goals for Nigeria. 

What is Efe Ambrose Famous For?

  • Being a Nigerian professional football player.
  • For playing as a defender for Scottish Championship club Dunfermline Athletic on loan from Scottish Premiership side St Johnstone. 


Where is Efe Ambrose From?

Efe Eric Ambrose was born on 18 October 1988. His birthplace is Kaduna, Nigeria. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. He holds Nigerian nationality. He belongs to the African ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Libra.

What team does Efe Ambrose play for?

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Kaduna United and began his professional career at the club. 
  • And two years later, on 1 July 2008, he was loaned to Bayelsa United for the 2008-09 season where he made 24 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals in all the competitions as Bayelsa United won the Nigerian Premier League that season. 
  • During his 2009-10 season, he remained with Kaduna United where he helped the club to win the 2010 Nigerian FA Cup. 
  • On 1 July 2010, he joined Israeli Premier League club FC Ashdod and left in 2012 where he made 70 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals in all the competitions. 
  • On 31 August 2012, he joined Scottish Premier League club Celtic on the summer 2012 transfer deadline day, signing a three-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 22 September 2012 in a 2-0 win against Dundee FC. On 20 October 2012, he scored his first goal for the club in a 5-0 win against St Mirren. He made his Champions League debut for the club on 2 October 2012 in a 3-2 win against Spartak Moscow. On 7 November 2012, ahead of a Champions League game against Barcelona, he made a vow to give his best-ever performance for the club. After a stunning performance by the Celtic players, they won 2-1 and he said that winning against Barcelona was the 'perfect way to celebrate Celtic's 125th anniversary. In his first season, he made 41 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Celtic won the Scottish Premiership and Scottish Cup that season. 
  • During his 2013-14 season, he made 52 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Celtic won the Scottish Premiership that season.
  • During his 2014-15 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Celtic won the Scottish Premiership and Scottish League Cup that season. 
  • During his 2015-16 season, he made 31 appearances for the club in all the competitions as Celtic won the Scottish Premiership that season.
  • On 28 February 2017, he joined Hibernian on loan for the rest of the 2016-17 season. He made his debut for the club on 1 March 2017 in a 2-0 loss against St Mirren. On 25 March 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 win against Falkirk. He won the Scottish Championship player of the month award for March 2017. During his loan spell at Hibernian, he made 12 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions as Hibernian won the Scottish Championship that season. 
  • After his contract with Celtic expired at the end of the season, on 1 July 2017, he signed a two-year contract with Hibernian on a free transfer. During his 2017-18 season, he made 45 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions. 
  • During his first half of the 2018-19 season, he made 29 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 
  • On 15 February 2019, he went on trial with EFL Championship club Derby County. Later that month he signed a short-term contract with the club. He was then released by Derby County at the end of the 2018-19 season.
  • After several months without a club, he signed for Livingston on 18 February 2020. He made his debut for the club on 22 February 2020 in a 1-1 draw against his former club Hibernian. During his 2019-20, he made only 3 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 28 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions as he was one of a few players who were released by Livingston at the end of that season.
  • On 10 September 2021, he was signed with the Scottish Premiership side St Johnstone. He made his debut for the club on 18 September 2021 in a 1-0 win against Aberdeen FC.
  • On 4 February 2022, he joined Scottish Championship club Dunfermline Athletic on loan until the end of the 2021-22 season. 

Efe Ambrose International Career

  • He has represented Nigeria at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Nigeria at U20, U23, and the senior level. 
  • He was a member of the Nigeria national U20 football team at the 2007 FIFA U20 World Cup in Canada. 
  • He later represented Nigeria U23 and played two games at the 2008 Summer Olympics. 
  • He made his international team debut for Nigeria on 27 March 2011 in a 4-0 win against Ethiopia in the Africa Cup of Nations qualification. 
  • On 13 October 2012, he scored his first international goal for Nigeria in a 6-1 win against Liberia in the second round of the 2nd leg of the Africa Cup of Nations qualification.
  • He then represented Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations, FIFA Confederations Cup, and the FIFA World Cup. 
  • He was part of Nigeria’s squad that won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations and also was named in the 2013 African Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament. 
  • From 2008 to 2016, he made 51 caps and scored 4 goals for Nigeria.

Honors 

  • Won the 2008-09 Nigerian Premier League with Bayelsa United.
  • Won the 2010 Nigerian FA Cup with Kaduna United. 
  • Won the 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 Scottish Premiership with Celtic. 
  • Won the 2012-13 Scottish Cup with Celtic.
  • Won the 2014-15 Scottish League Cup with Celtic. 
  • Won the 2016-17 Scottish Championship with Hibernian. 
  • Won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria.

Efe Ambrose Net Worth and Salary

Efe Ambrose earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2022, his salary is £67,600 but his net worth is not revealed yet. His market value is around €350 Th. Any updates on his net worth will be updated here soon.

Efe Ambrose Wife


Looking at his personal life, he is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Adenike Sarah Ambrose who have been together for a long time. The couple is blessed with three children. He has an intimate relationship with his wife and children where they are living their life happily together. 

Efe Ambrose Height and Weight

Efe Ambrose stands at a height of 1.90m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 70kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

Did You Know?

  • He was a member of the Nigeria national U20 football team at the 2007 FIFA U20 World Cup in Canada.
  • He was part of Nigeria’s squad that won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
  • From 2008 to 2016, he made 51 caps and scored 4 goals for Nigeria.