Association football player
6 May 1989, Ilorin, Nigeria
Chukwuma Akabueze (born 6 May 1989), nicknamed “Bentley“, is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Turkish club Ümraniyespor.
The former striker of Kwara United before he was taken to Odd Grenland in July 2007. He has a very good left foot which he utilised in scoring a stunner against Zambia in the second round stage of the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup. His skill is another asset to him evident by the goal he scored in the 1–1 draw with Rosenborg BK on 2 August 2009. On 24 February 2011 he signed for SK Brann.
On 19 February 2013, Bentley transferred to Chinese Super League club Wuhan Zall.
He was a member of the Nigerian team that took part in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada in which they were eliminated in the quarter-final by Chile.
- Scores and results list Nigeria’s goal tally first.
|1.||27 May 2007||Moi International Sports Centre, Nairobi, Kenya||Kenya||1–0||1–0||Friendly|