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Zaidu Sanusi (born 13 June 1997) is a talented professional footballer from Nigeria who plays as a left-back for Portuguese club FC Porto and Nigeria national team, Super Eagles.

Biography of Zaidu Sanusi

Date of Birth :

June 13, 1997

Place of birth :

Kebbi State, Nigeria

Soccer club :

FC Porto, Super Eagles

Early life

Zaidu Sanusi was born on June 13, 1997 in Jega, Kebbi State, which is part of the North West Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria. He grew up and did most of his basic education in Kebbi State.


Professional career

In 2016, Sanusi, then 19 years old, signed a contract with Gil Vicente FC of the Portuguese Primeira Liga. He was loaned to third tier side SC Mirandela in January 2017. Sanusi and CD Santa Clara reached an agreement on March 16 which will take effect on July 1.

On 15 September of the same year, he played his first game in the Portuguese first division, coming on as a late substitute in a 2–0 home win against Moreirense FC. On June 23, 2020, he scored his first goal of the season in a 4–3 away win against SL Benfica, the Azoreans’ first ever at the Estádio da Luz.

Sanusi and FC Porto agreed a five-year contract on August 30, 2020. On December 23, he lifted his first career trophy while playing full-time in the 2-0 win over Benfica in the Candido de Oliveira Super Cup.

He scored in the league win against CD Tondela and finished its first season with 41 competitive games. Sanusi’s 93rd-minute goal in the O Clássico against Benfica on 7 May 2022 gave the team their 30th league championship.

International career

In a 1–0 friendly loss to Algeria in Klagenfurt on October 9, 2020, Sanusi made his debut for the Nigerian national team. The following month, in the 4-4 home draw with Sierra Leone for the 2021 season Africa Cup of Nations playoffs, he received his first official cap.



  • 2022: Premier League
  • 2022: Portuguese Cup
  • 2022: Cândido de Oliveira Super Cup:
  • 2020: Cândido de Oliveira Super Cup

Net value

According to different online sources, the net worth of Zaidu Sanusi is around $2 million. He accumulated his wealth from his football career.

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