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Godwin Abadaki

Striker
Previous clubs: Rochdale, Huddersfield, Hyde, Northwich Victoria
Biography: Abadaki came through Rochdale's youth system. He made his Football League debut against Tranmere Rovers on the 17th January 2012 as a late substitute. He also came on as a substitute in Rochdale's following game against Wycombe.

He signed for Football League Championship side Huddersfield Town on 19 September 2012 on a youth loan until January 2013. As part of the deal Abadaki worked with Senior Professional Development Coach Steve Eyre and the Under-21 Development Squad during in his stay at the Club, with the option of a permanent deal at the conclusion of the youth loan.

Abadaki joined Hyde United on a month's loan with fellow Rochdale striker Reece Gray in February 2012. His loan was extended and at the end of his time with the club he had scored two goals in ten league appearances.

Further loan periods followed with Southport in 2013 and Stalybridge Celtic in early 2014. On 24 March 2014, Abadaki joined Workington on loan.

In summer of 2014 he joined Northwich Victoria. He made his competitive debut for the club in a draw against Kendal Town on 16 August. His first competitive goal for the club came on 25 August, as they beat Warrington Town 2-0. He then hit his first hat-trick for the club as they beat AFC Emley 4-0 in an FA Cup preliminary round match. He continued his goal-scoring record as he then scored twice for the club on 9 September as they beat Burscough 5-0.

Towards the end of the 16/17 season Abadaki featured against title contenders Shaw Lane, despite suffering a defeat Ducks’ boss Elliott was impressed with Abadaki’s performance and signed him the following week.

Abadki’s most important goal came against Sheffield FC away from home, as his last minute winner pushed the Ducks back to top of the league with a game in hand on fellow contenders Witton Albion.
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Godwin Abadaki made no appearances during this season.

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