Gift Orban is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a Centre-Forward for the Belgian club Gent. He has a high work rate both when with the ball and off the ball. He is very prolific in front of the goal. He can shoot from long range in addition to his pace and accuracy.
|Gift Emmanuel Orban
|Date of Birth:
|July 17, 2002
|Place of Birth:
|5 feet 10 in
Gift Emmanuel Orban was born on July 17, 2002 in Nigeria. He was raised in both Togo and Nigeria and can speak both English and French fluently.
Gift Orban was scouted by Stabæk’s Torgeir Bjarmann and Thomas Finstad in Nigeria, in November 2021.
He began his football career at the youth level in Nigeria.
He signed for Stabæk in May 2022, from Bison FC was a loan with an option to buy. He scored his first goals in Cup matches against semi-professional teams Notodden and Gjøvik-Lyn. He became a starting player for the club and helped his side win promotion to 2023 Eliteserien, where he was also named Young Player of the Year in the First Division.
Orban joined the Belgian Pro League side Gent on a permanent deal on January 31, 2023. He scored two goals on his Pro League debut in a 3-3 draw with Westerlo on February 11. He scored four goals in a 6-2 away victory against Zulte Waregem on March 14, and a hat-trick in a 4-1 away win over Istanbul Başakşehir in the UEFA Europa Conference League round 16.
Gift Orban has won awards such as; Norwegian First Division top Scorer and Norwegian First Division Young Player of the Year, in 2022.
Gift Orban is active on social media. He is on Instagram, @giftorban
Gift Orban earns his career as a footballer. He has a market value of €1 million based on stats from Transfermarkt. He has an estimated net worth of $500,000.
Frequently Asked Questions
He is a Nigerian professional footballer.
He was born on July 17, 2002.
He was born in Nigeria and grew up in both Nigeria and Togo.
He plays fro the Belgian club Gent.
He is not married.